Attawapiskat on Partial Lockdown over COVID-19 – Net Newsledger

Attawapiskat on Partial Lockdown over COVID-19 – Net Newsledger

by ahnationtalk on September 24, 202021 Views

September 24, 2020

ATTAWAPISKAT – COVID – Due to the increase in cases at Moose Factory Island, a partial lockdown at Attawapiskat has been confirmed on September 14th, 2020.

Attawapiskat First Nations Chief of Council stated that only Weeneebayko General Hospital’s charter for patients and escorts will continue to operate. In addition, it is mandatory that all patients and escorts MUST isolate themselves for a period of fourteen days, along with those they live with at home. The new rule indicates that individuals who wish to leave or return to the community can only do so after September 29th, 2020.

The curfew established are as follows:

General public – 12:00 midnight to 6 a.m.

Ages 14 years and under- 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.

The Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA) is working hand in hand with Porcupine Health Unit (PHU) to ensure that safety measures are practiced in the community.

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