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Non-Essential Band Program Closure Extended to May 4, 2020

Chief and Council have voted to extend the closure of non-essential Band programs until May 4, 2020. Band programs were temporarily shuttered on March 11, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The best medical advice to slow the progress of the outbreak is to practice social distancing, which means avoiding non-essential contact with people and […]

Community Emergency Response Group (CERG)

Emergency Response Coordinator – Cynthia Jamieson Fire/Emergency Medical Response – Nick Saunders Police Services – Vincent Wurfel Health Services – Springdawn Keeshig Social Services – Pam Linklater Food Bank – Cheryl Jones Communications – Michael Johnston The Chief and Council’s priority is the health, safety and welfare of the community.  Chief and Council created the […]

Now Open: Owen Sound Regional Hospital COVID-19 Assessment Centre

The Owen Sound Regional Hospital COVID-19 Assessment Centre opened on March 18th, and is open 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM, 7 days per week. Follow this checklist to determine if you need to visit the Assessment Centre: If you do not have symptoms of COVID-19, please do not go to the Assessment Centre. If you […]

How to Keep Your Social Distance

Social distancing is our best strategy for slowing the COVID-19 pandemic, but as members of a very close-knit community we may not know exactly how to go about it. Here’s a helpful guide on how to keep your distance – and keep your community safe! Social Distancing How-To

Non-Insured Health Benefits program updates for March 2020

More information: Indigenous Services Canada COVID-19 pandemic updates The NIHB program is continuing to provide benefits and services while following public health guidance and recommendations from health professionals as the situation evolves. The NIHB Drug Exception Centre, Dental Predetermination Centre and regional call centres continue to operate and receive calls from providers and clients. Please […]