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Updated COVID-19 information for Morley, as of April 8, 2021

4 new positive cases were reported today. There are 9 active cases being managed by Stoney Health Services, 3 of these active cases are variants. Please remember that there is a mass vaccination clinic this weekend at the Health Centre. All Stoney Nakoda nation members who are 18 years and older with high risk health […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 20217 Views

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Treaty No. 6 Chiefs: Urban First Nations Vaccination Clinic

April 7, 2021 (amiskwacîwâskahikan) Treaty 8 First Nations of Alberta in partnership with the Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nations will be hosting an Urban First Nations Vaccine Clinic from April 12-15, 2021 at the Venue at River Cree, Enoch Cree Nation. We are addressing the inequitable rollout of vaccines and are pushing the Federal […]

by ahnationtalk on April 7, 202128 Views

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Death of Harlen Laboucan reveals ‘glaring disparities’ of Indigenous health care: doctors – Global News

March 31, 2021 The first time Harlen Laboucan died, his father was at his side. Six-year-old Harlen started vomiting during the early morning of Nov. 13, 2020. His father, Kenton Laboucan, doesn’t have a phone. So he took his son to his grandmother’s house down the street and called The Little Red River Cree Nation […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 202115 Views

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Local charities help Indigenous Edmontonians with wellness kits – CTV Edmonton

March 28, 2021 EDMONTON — An Edmonton organization prepared hundreds of kits Saturday to better the lives of local Indigenous people in need. Volunteers with Islamic Relief Canada and Edmonton’s chapter of the Muslim Association of Canada prepared 200 wellness kits. Each one contains 14 items including shampoo, hand sanitizer, toothbrushes, toothpaste, and other hygiene […]

by ahnationtalk on March 29, 202113 Views

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Update 204: COVID-19 pandemic in Alberta (March 18, 4 p.m.)

The province is immunizing Albertans as quickly as our supplies allow. Continue to follow all health guidelines in place to protect each other and the health-care system. Latest updates Over the last 24 hours, 505 new cases were identified. There are 264 people in hospital due to COVID-19, including 43 in intensive care. There are […]

by ahnationtalk on March 19, 202123 Views

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Update 203: COVID-19 pandemic in Alberta (March 17, 5:15 p.m.)

Eligible Albertans should continue to book vaccine appointments. Follow all health guidelines in place to protect each other and the health-care system. Latest updates Over the last 24 hours, 479 new cases were identified. There are 262 people in hospital due to COVID-19, including 44 in intensive care. There are 4,918 active cases in the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 18, 202117 Views

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I asked the creator to bless it’: Indigenous elders, doctors tackle COVID-19 questions – Edmonton Journal

Doreen Alexis wasn’t planning to get the COVID-19 vaccine; she saw too many concerns on social media. But then she looked at her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, she told a panel discussion on vaccines and vaccine safety Wednesday. “(The young people) are telling us they need to take care of us,” the Indigenous elder said with […]

by ahnationtalk on March 18, 202115 Views

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COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin #52

March 17, 2021 Appointments and Eligibility Criteria Today, eligibility criteria to be immunized at a supersite or pop-up clinic have been expanded to include individuals aged 73 or older and First Nation people aged 53 or older. Appointments are currently available at all five supersites in Winnipeg, Brandon, Selkirk, Thompson and Morden.  Some appointments also […]

by ahnationtalk on March 17, 202123 Views

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Update 201: COVID-19 pandemic in Alberta (March 15, 5 p.m.)

Phase 2A of Alberta’s immunization plan is now open for bookings. Continue to follow all health guidelines in place to protect each other and the health-care system. Latest updates Over the last 24 hours, 364 new cases were identified. There are 255 people in hospital due to COVID-19, including 42 in intensive care. There are […]

by ahnationtalk on March 16, 202113 Views

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AB Government: COVID-19 vaccinations expand March 15 with Phase 2A

Alberta’s vaccination program is expanding to include 437,000 Albertans aged 65 to 74, starting March 15. All Albertans born between 1947 and 1956 will soon be able to book appointments throughout the province. Also eligible to book vaccinations starting Monday are First Nations, Métis and Inuit people born in 1971 or earlier. Phase 2A also […]

by ahnationtalk on March 15, 202167 Views

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