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Community Situation Report​ | Resumption of Services​ | Community Response | Funding & Support | Medical Transportation| Personal Protective Equipment​​​


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Community 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, posted most weekdays. Scroll to the end of this page for a complete archive. 

Community Situat​ion R​epo​r​​​t (Sep​tember 21, ​​2​0​2​0)​​​​​​​​​​​​

Resumption​ of Services

Services Resumption Planning Guide for BC First Nations (guide) 
Community COVID-19 Safety Planning (guide) 
Community Services COVID-19 Supplies (guide)
COVID-19 Community Staff Safety Guidelines Training (guide)
COVID-19 Community Staff Saf​ety Guidelines Training​ (customizable word document)

Com​m​unity Response

CD Emer​ge​​​​ncy​​​​ Resp​​​​onse Planning​ (FNHA webpage)
COVID-19 Lateral Kindness Poster (poster)
COVID-19 Toolkit: Indigenous Health and Wellness (Accreditation Canada and Health Standards Organization guide) 
Employers Guide to COVID-19 (guide)
Important steps for communities to take (fact sheet)
Maintaining essential services during COVID-19 (news article)
Mental wellness and cultural supports available during the pandemic (fact sheet)
Notice and Follow-up Process for a Confirmed Case in a First Nations Community  (guide)
Planning for Food Security: A Toolkit for the COVID-19 Pandemic (guide)
Preparing Communities for End of Life Journey (fact sheet)
Public health processes and the role of communities during COVID-19 (news article)
Coronavirus Treatment Options​ (fact sheet)

Funding & Support

Funding & Additional Supports for BC First Nations​​ (full guide)  
PPE Request Pro​cess (request process & form)
PPE Needs: Settings, Target Personnel, Activities, Equipment (needs assessment)
Identify Additional Supports (template) ​

Government of Canada Support 

Accessing financial benefits and support during the COVID-19 outbreak (Indigenous Services and Government of Canada guide; see also the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Indigenous communities website) 

Medical Transportation Changes ​

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

Personal Protec​tive Equipment 

Accessing Personal Protective Equipment for First Nations Communities (FNHA guide)​​​

Community Situation Report Archive​

 Key Contacts

FNHA COVID-19 Needs Team

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

 Public Health Warning

​If you have been exposed to COVID-19 or are experiencing symptoms, please contact your primary care provider or local public health office or call 8-1-1.​​