Grey Bruce Public Health has confirmed a positive case of COVID-19 in Neyaashiinigmiing. The Health Centre with the assistance of Public Health will be undertaking all contact tracing for this case, and will notify affected individuals. There is no need for additional testing if you are not identified as a potential contact.
The Chief and Council ask that the community remain calm and continue to observe all COVID-19 health and safety guidelines with renewed diligence. Please also respect the privacy of all community members. Refrain from discussing the personal details of any person’s health status, including any identifying information.
Any case of COVID-19 is serious, but there is no cause for alarm. By adhering to our well-known safety protocols we can and will contain the COVID-19 outbreak in the community.
A COVID-19 vaccination offers nearly 100% protection against serious illness caused by the virus and significantly reduces the chance of infection and transmission. All members and residents are strongly advised to receive the vaccination at the earliest opportunity. We are offering a vaccination clinic on Saturday, July 17. Please call the Health Centre at 519-534-0373 to schedule your vaccination.
Please stay calm and remember to:
- Wear a mask outside your home
- Wash your hands frequently
- Watch your distance and remain at least 2 meters from anybody who does not live with you
We will share more information as it becomes available. Thank you for your strength and patience at this time.