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FNHA-COVID-19-Community-Leaders-Header.jpg COVID-19 Vaccine • Community Situation Report • Resumption of Services​ • Community Respons​​e • Support and Funding​ • Health Benefits and Medical Su​pport

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​COVID-19 Vacc​​ine

C​​​​ommunity​​ Situation Report

An overview of the activities being carried out by the FNHA's Public Health Response Team and leadership in response to the pandemic, will be posted weekly. Scr​oll to th​e end of this page for a complete archive.​

Community Situation Rep​or​t (O​cto​​ber​ ​​​​25, 2021)​​​​

​​​​​Resumptio​​​n​ of Services

Services Resumption Planning Guide for BC First Nations (guide) 
Guide to Resumption of Businesses (video, 9.33 mins)​
Community COVID-19 Safety Planning (guide) 
COVID-19 Community Staff Safety Guidelines Training (guide) 
COVID-19 Community Staff Saf​ety Guidelines Training​ (customizable word document)

Com​m​unity Re​​sponse

CD Emer​ge​​​​ncy​​​​ Resp​​​​​onse Planning​ (FNHA webpage)
COVID-19 Measures in First Nations Communities​ (fact sheet)
COVID-19 Testing Equipment in Fir​st Nations Communities (fact sheet)  
COVID-19 Toolkit: Indigenous Health and Wellness (Accreditation Canada and Health Standards Organization guide) 
Lateral Kindness (poster)​
Lateral Kindness and COVID-19 Testing​ (messages)
Notice and Follow-Up Process for a Confirmed Case in a First Nations Community​
Planning for Food Security: A Toolkit for the COVID-19 Pandemic (guide)
Preparing Communities for End of Life Journey (fact sheet)
Coronavirus Treatment Options​ (fact sheet)

Support and Funding 

COVID-19 Community ​Support​ (guide)
Meal Support for Self-Isolation ​(fact sheet)
Mental wellness and cultural supports available during the pandemic (fact sheet)​​
Nursing S​urge Support Information​​ ​​(fact sheet)
Request for Community COVID-19 Financial Support​ (form - optional)

Government of Canada Support 

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Indi​genous communities

Personal Protective Equipment

PPE and​ Community Services COVID-19 Supplies (fact sheet)​
PPE ​and COVID-19​ Testing Supplies (request process & form)
PPE ​Inventory ​Calculator (spreadsheet)​​​​
Warning – Unsolicited G​oods (​PPE) ​(webpage)

Health Benefits and Medical Support ​

Virtual Doctor of the Day Service (FNHA webpage)
Medical Transportation Service (FNHA webpage)

Community ​Situation Report Archive

 Key Contacts

FNHA COVID-19 Needs Team

BC Emergency Management & Preparedness Coordinator 
Phone: 604-209-9709 

 Be a COVID-19 #VaxChamp!

Tammy Hunt, Quatsino First Nation, Takes the Pledge!

 Wanting to get vaccinated?

 Looking for BC government COVID-19 info?


 Been exposed or experiencing symptoms?

Contact y​​​​our primary care provider or local public health office or call 8 - 1 - 1(Ta​ke a self-assessment.)​ ​​