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Stick it to COVID: 80 Per Cent of Eligible Saskatchewan Residents Fully Vaccinated

As of November 8, 80 per cent of eligible Saskatchewan residents have received at least two doses of COVID-19 vaccine. As vaccination rates have increased, the number of new cases in Saskatchewan has gone down.  The seven-day average of new cases is now 149, 70 per cent lower than its peak in late September, shortly […]

by ahnationtalk on November 9, 202122 Views

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MCK: Updated Public Health Measures in effect

(Kahnawake – 5, Kentenhkó:wa/November 2021) The Public Safety Commission and the Kateri Memorial Hospital Centre (KMHC) wish to advise the community of changes to local Public Health Measures, as per Directive #65. Effective immediately, 2-meter distancing is now recommended, rather than a requirement in indoor public settings, and Proof of Vaccination Measures remains in effect. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 5, 2021130 Views

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MCK: All Vaccine Clinics to be held at Knights of Columbus Hall

(Kahnawake – 2, Kentenhkó:wa/November 2021) The Public Safety Commission wishes to inform the community that all vaccination clinics will take place at the Knights of Columbus Hall, effective immediately. If you have an appointment for a flu vaccine or for a COVID – 19 vaccine, your appointment will take place at the Knights of Columbus […]

by ahnationtalk on November 3, 202123 Views

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MUHC: Regular screening for tuberculosis in Inuit communities is cost-effective

November 1st, 2021 Montreal, November 1st, 2021 – Regular community-wide screening for active and latent tuberculosis (TB) appears to be cost-effective in Inuit communities with high TB rates and is recommended to help reduce outbreaks, according to new research published today in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). The study was led by Dr. Kevin Shwartzman, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 1, 202119 Views

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The Great Moustache Migration Heads North as Canadians Nationwide Kick Off Movember’s 15th Annual Campaign

MOVEMBER RAISES AWARENESS FOR MEN’S HEALTH INCLUDING PROSTATE CANCER, TESTICULAR CANCER AND MEN’S MENTAL HEALTH LAUNCHES GREAT CANADIAN MO CHALLENGE – A NATION-WIDE HUNT FOR CANADA’S NEXT GREAT MOUSTACHES MONTREAL, Nov. 1, 2021 – Moustache season has arrived, and Movember, Canada’s leading men’s health organization, is kicking off its 15th annual campaign in Canada. While […]

by ahnationtalk on November 1, 2021115 Views

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Two COVID-19 cases identified at MCK

(Kahnawake – 22, Kenténha/October 2021) The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke is informing the community that a COVID-19 outbreak has been identified within a department of the organization. Contact tracing and isolation measures to mitigate the transmission were undertaken immediately, and at this time, there are two (2) employees who have tested positive for COVID-19. Affected […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 202164 Views

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MCK: Initial State of Recovery expires – renewed for 30-days

(Kahnawake – 19, Kenténha/October 2021) The Public Safety Commission wishes to advise the community that a thirty (30) day extension of the State of Recovery for the COVID-19 Pandemic has been instated between October 19 and November 18, 2021. The initial State of Recovery period of 120 days expires today, and as per the Kahnawà:ke […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 202124 Views

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Nunavik community of Ivujivik on lockdown after COVID-19 outbreak – APTN News

Oct 14, 2021 The Inuit community of Ivujivik in the northernmost reaches of Nunavik in Quebec is in lockdown after an outbreak of COVID-19. There are currently eight active cases in the community of about 400 people. “It’s hard to be isolated, it’s stressful,” says Salimuni Qavavauk, mayor of Ivujivik. “The community has been locked […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 202131 Views

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Several new COVID-19 cases announced in Nunavik, including 1 of unknown origin – Nunatsiaq News

Oct 11, 2021 Health officials in Nunavik say they’ve discovered somebody who likely caught COVID-19 while in Nunavik — they just aren’t sure where it happened. Meanwhile, there are three recent positive cases out of Ivujivik. One was announced Oct. 8, and two more were announced Sunday evening. Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 202132 Views

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‘Dead because she was Indigenous’: Québec coroner says Atikemekw woman a victim of systemic racism – The Guardian

Hospital staff assumed Joyce Echaquan was an opioid addict. She was dying of a rare heart condition An Indigenous woman who was taunted by nursing staff as she lay dying in a Quebec hospital would probably be alive today if she were white, a coroner has concluded. The death of Joyce Echaquan was an “undeniable” […]

by ahnationtalk on October 7, 202144 Views

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