Indigenous Services Canada Update on COVID-19


OTTAWA – Valerie Gideon (Senior Assistant Deputy Minister for First Nations and Inuit Health Branch, Indigenous Services Canada) and Dr. Tom Wong (Executive Director and Chief Medical Officer of Public Health, Indigenous Services Canada) provided an update on what Indigenous Services Canada is doing to support Indigenous peoples across Canada with respect to the COVID-19 response.

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For more information on the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), please visit:
or phone 1-877-784-4397

You can send your direct questions and requests to ISC Regional Medical Officers at:

• British Columbia:

Dr. Shannon McDonald, First Nations Health Authority

• Alberta:

Dr. Wadieh Yacoub, Indigenous Services Canada

• Saskatchewan:

Dr. Ibrahim Khan, Indigenous Services Canada

• Northern Inter Tribal Health Authority:

Dr. Dubuka, Northern Inter Tribal Health Authority

• Manitoba:

Dr. Michael Routledge, Indigenous Services Canada

• Ontario:

Dr. Maurica Maher, Indigenous Services Canda

• Quebec:

Richard Budgell, Indigenous Services Canada

• Atlantic:

Dr. Eilish Cleary, Indigenous Services Canada

If you live in the territories, please contact your regional health authorities in the territory where you are located.