Wasaho Cree Nation Shifts into COVID-19 Omicron Lockdown

COVID-19 Update

WASAHO CREE NATION – INDIGENOUS NEWS – Wasaho Cree Nation is now on lockdown from January 11, 2022 to January 17, 2021.

As of this afternoon, Tuesday January 11, 2022, there are 7 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the community.

All affected individuals are already in isolation.

Anyone experiencing symptoms is to call the clinic as soon as possible and to be tested.

Please follow the protocols set in place by Chief and Council.

The Band Office will CLOSE to the Public effective immediately.

Essential Workers only to continue the necessary services required.

One Shopper per household is required as per previous protocols guidelines.

There is to be absolutely no visiting and no contact with anyone out of your household.

Wear masks and wash your hands constantly. Stay six feet away from anyone.

Caring for someone with COVID-19

If someone in your home has COVID-19, here are some caregiving tips to keep you and your household safe.

  • Limit the caregiving responsibilities to one person. Ideally this person would be fully vaccinated.
  • Protect yourselves by both wearing a medical mask, washing hands frequently, disinfecting high touch surfaces, distancing when possible, and maintaining good ventilation in common rooms.
  • Stock up on essential items like groceries, cleaning supplies, and prescriptions before your isolation begins.
  • Monitor the symptoms of the person you are taking care of, as well as yourself.
  • The caregiver must quarantine along with the COVID-19 positive individual.
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