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SN Covid Notice #56: (August 10, 2020)
For Immediate Release: August 10, 2020 Ohsweken Public Health Confirms 16th Positive Case of COVID-19 Health officials have confirmed the 16th case of the COVID-19 virus in Six Nations. Contact tracing through Ohsweken Public Health has begun. ... CLICK HERE Notice #56 - (pdf download 120kb)





SN Covid Notice #55: (July 31, 2020)
For Immediate Release: August 7, 2020 Health and Safety of Children and Wider Community to Inform Reopening Plans for Schools and Childcare Centres ... CLICK HERE Notice #55 - (pdf download 492kb)





SN Covid Notice #54: (July 31, 2020)
For Immediate Release: July 31, 2020 Emergency Control Group Supports Elected Council’s Decision to Remain in Phase Two of Recovery Plan Six Nations of the Grand River’s Emergency Control Group (ECG) is expressing their support for Elected Council’s decision to remain in Phase 2 of the community’s recovery plan. ... CLICK HERE Notice #54 - (pdf download 500kb)





SN Covid Notice #53: (July 24, 2020)
For Immediate Release: July 24, 2020 Face Coverings Now Required For the health and safety of community members, face coverings (masks) are now required within all indoor spaces and on all ride services operating within Six Nations of the Grand River (SNGR) Territory. ... CLICK HERE Notice #53 - (pdf download 1.56mb)





SN Covid Notice #52: (July 23, 2020)
Coronavirus Pandemic Response Timeline Government & Health Org. Response VS SNGR Response ... CLICK HERE Notice #52 - (pdf download 272 kb)





SN Covid Notice #51: (July 16, 2020)
Border Crossing During Covid-19: A Summary to Accompany the Comprehensive Guidance Document ... CLICK HERE Notice #51 - (pdf download 140 kb)





SN Covid Notice #50: (July 16, 2020)
Border Crossing During Covid-19: A Guidance Document ... CLICK HERE Notice #50 - (pdf download 140 kb)





SN Covid Notice #49: (July 15, 2020)
For Immediate Release: July 15, 2020 Emergency Control Group Pleads for the Community’s Continued Caution as Ontario Eyes Their Next Stage of Reopening While Six Nations Stays in Stage 2 ... CLICK HERE Notice #49 - (pdf download 108 kb)





SN Covid Notice #48: (July 13, 2020)
For Immediate Release: July 13, 2020 Community Urged to Follow Ongoing Health Measures Following 15th Confirmed Case of COVID-19 Ohsweken Public Health officials have confirmed another case of the COVID-19 virus in Six Nations Territory. ... CLICK HERE Notice #48 - (pdf download 476 kb)





SN Covid Notice #47: (June 24, 2020)
COVID-19 Health & Safety Guidelines – Everyone’s Responsibility (16 Pages) ... CLICK HERE Notice #47 - (pdf download 1.35 mb)





SN Covid Notice #46: (June 24, 2020)
Survey Results: SN Community Opinions on Status of Covid-19 Pandemic ... CLICK HERE Notice #46 - (pdf download 1.01 mb)





SN Covid Notice #45: (June 17, 2020)
For Immediate Release: June 17, 2020 COVID-19 Six Nations Small Business Relief Fund Launched - Application & EFT Forms also attached ... CLICK HERE Notice #45 - (5pg pdf download 1.01 mb)





SN Covid Notice #44: (June 16, 2020)
For Immediate Release: June 16, 2020 Six Nations Early Years and Child Care Services Implements Planning to Reopen Programs On Tuesday June 9, 2020, the Ontario government announced a plan of reopening child care programs. A framework provided to child care operators outlines the strict health and safety protocols that are to be in place before considerations for reopening. ... CLICK HERE Notice #44 - (pdf download 528 kb)





SN Covid Notice #43: (June 15, 2020)
For Immediate Release: June 15, 2020 Six Nations of the Grand River Elected Council Moving to the Second Phase of Reopening On June 15, 2020, Six Nations of the Grand River is entering the second phase of its reopening. In this stage, border checkpoints have been removed; non-residents will be allowed to enter the SNGR Territory, ... CLICK HERE Notice #43 - (pdf download 484 kb)





SN Covid Notice #42: (June 3, 2020)
For Immediate Release: June 3, 2020 Six Nations Emergency Control Group Monitoring Outbreaks in Southwestern Ontario Farms Six Nations of the Grand River’s Emergency Control Group is aware of the reports regarding COVID-19 outbreaks at neighbouring farms in southwestern Ontario. ... CLICK HERE Notice #42 - (pdf download 456 kb)





SN Covid Notice #41: (June 2, 2020)
For Immediate Release: June 2, 2020 Ohsweken Public Health Asks for Community’s Assistance with COVID-19 Contact Tracing Six Nations Public Health officials are asking members of the community to do their part in protecting everybody’s health by keeping track of where they have been and who they have been in contact with. Public Health contact tracing was completed and all contacts have been advised to self-isolate. ... CLICK HERE Notice #41 - (pdf download 456 kb)





SN Covid Notice #40: (May 29, 2020)
For Immediate Release: May 29, 2020 Six Nations Confirms Third Positive Test Result this Week Late yesterday afternoon the Ohsweken Public Health Office confirmed another COVID-19 positive lab report on the Six Nations Territory, making this Six Nations’ third positive case in less than one week. Public Health contact tracing was completed and all contacts have been advised to self-isolate. ... CLICK HERE Notice #40 - (pdf download 472 kb)





SN Covid Notice #39: (May 25, 2020)
For Immediate Release: May 25, 2020 Six Nations Confirms Another Positive COVID-19 Test, New Testing Measures Announced In the span of less than a week another confirmed Covid-19 Test has been reported this morning on the Six Nations Territory. Public Health contact tracing has begun. Public health and Health Services officials are now advising that anyone who wants to be tested can be tested, testing is quick, confidential and an important tool to keeping our community safe. ... CLICK HERE Notice #39 - (pdf download 460 kb)





SN Covid Notice #38: (May 21, 2020)
For Immediate Release: May 21, 2020 Public Health Initiatives to Remain in Place, Six Nations Receives Confirmation of Positive COVID-19 Test A single COVID-19 case has been confirmed this morning on the Six Nations Territory. Public Health Officials are completing the required contact tracing. Anyone contacted by Public Health would be asked to self-isolate for 14 days, monitor themselves for symptoms and report symptoms promptly to the Six Nations COVID-19 Assessment Centre, so that testing can be completed. ... CLICK HERE Notice #38 - (pdf download 100 kb)





SN Covid Notice #37: (May 15, 2020)
For Immediate Release: May 15, 2020 The Province Begins Reopening While Six Nations of the Grand River and Parks and Recreation Remain Closed ... CLICK HERE Notice #37 - (pdf download 456 kb)





SN Covid Notice #36: (May 13, 2020)
For Immediate Release: May 13, 2020 Six Nations Launches COVID-19 Relief Fund The Six Nations of the Grand River’s Elected Council has launched a COVID-19 Relief Fund to help ease the increasing financial burden of their ongoing emergency response efforts. ... CLICK HERE Notice #36 - (pdf download 465 kb)





SN Covid Notice #35: (May 1, 2020)
We have listened to your concerns and suggestions and have created this new ID system, Dates: Saturday May 2nd, Sunday May 3rd and Monday May 4th, Time: 9AM to 12PM, Note: After these dates call the hotline for vehicle ID pick up/assistance. Essential Services and Deliveries can also pickup their vehicle IDs at the same time and location. Please note, the colour code paper Vehicle ID Paper Notes will be valid until Friday May 8th 2020. ... CLICK HERE Notice #35 - (pdf download 636 kb)





SN Covid Notice #34: (April 23, 2020)
For Immediate Release: April 23, 2020 Six Nations Health Services Encourages Testing after Two New Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 Two new positive COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in the Six Nations Territory. ... CLICK HERE Notice #34 - (pdf download 464 kb)





SN Covid Notice #33: (April 19, 2020)
For Immediate Release: April 20, 2020 Increased Security Measures for Six Nations Territory – Resulting from Large Gathering on Saturday Night As a result of last night’s large house party, the Six Nations Emergency Control Group (ECG) has called for increased security measures to further limit access to the Territory. ... CLICK HERE Notice #33 - (pdf download 872 kb)





SN Covid Notice #32: (April 19, 2020)
For Immediate Release: April 19, 2020 Large Gatherings Within the Territory Statement from the Six Nations of the Grand River Elected Council The Six Nations of the Grand River Elected Council have received reports of a number of large gatherings that took place last night and unequivocally condemn these actions. One of the gatherings is a key focus for the community today and we would like to state that any large gathering further endangers the lives of our residents and community and creates unnecessary risk for our frontline workers. ... CLICK HERE Notice #32 - (pdf download 872 kb)





SN Covid Notice #31: (April 14, 2020)
April 14, 2020 - Community Partners Wellness Strategy COPING WITH ANXIETY Anxiety can be described as a feeling of fear, worry, nervousness, apprehension or uncertainty about what’s to come. ... CLICK HERE Notice #31 - (pdf download 872 kb)





SN Covid Notice #30: (April 11-13, 2020)
COVID - 1 9 Situation Reports for April 11-13: Global Cases, New Cases, Cases by Region & Maps... CLICK HERE Notice #30 - (pdf download 2.18 mg)





SN Covid Notice #29: (April 11, 2020)
For Immediate Release: April 11, 2020 Brantford General & Haldimand General Hospitals Each State Hospitals Remain Safe Place to Access Care The Six Nations Emergency Control Group has received information regarding staff members testing positive for COVID-19 who work at the Brantford General Hospital and West Haldimand General Hospital. ... CLICK HERE Notice #29 - (pdf download 484 kb)





SN Covid Notice #28: (April 8, 2020)
For Immediate Release: April 8, 2020 Six Nations Reports First COVID-19 Death It is with great sadness that we report our first COVID-19 related death. ... CLICK HERE Notice #28 - (pdf download 464 kb)





SN Covid Notice #27: (April 7, 2020)
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Preparedness IMPORTANT INFORMATION For Six Nations of the Grand River ... CLICK HERE Notice #27 - (pdf download 2.27 mb)





SN Covid Notice #26: (April 6, 2020)
For Immediate Release: April 6, 2020 Six Nations Elected Council Warns Against Easter Gatherings as Number of COVID-19 Cases Grows Another confirmed case of the virus over the weekend brings the total to nine in Six Nations territory. ... CLICK HERE Notice #26 - (pdf download 488 KB)





SN Covid Notice #25: (April 4, 2020)
For Immediate Release: April 4, 2020 New Case of COVID-19 Confirmed in Six Nations One new positive case of the COVID-19 virus has been confirmed in Six Nations of the Grand River territory bringing the total to 8 confirmed in the territory. ... CLICK HERE Notice #25 - (pdf download 488 KB)





SN Covid Notice #24: (April 3, 2020)
Friday April 3, 2020 PROJECT: PROTECT OUR PEOPLE IMPLEMENTATION OF CONCRETE BARRIERS Thank you for your patience as we continue to monitor the effectiveness and safety for all in Project: Protect Our People. In a measure to ensure the continued safety and protection, we will be placing concrete barriers at each stop point as soon as possible to address people moving the current barriers aside to access the Territory. & Updated Map with Entry Checkpoints ... CLICK HERE Notice #24 - (pdf download 872 KB)





SN Covid Notice #23: (April 2, 2020)
For Immediate Release: April 2, 2020 10:15a.m. Four New Cases of COVID-19 Confirmed in Six Nations Four new cases of the COVID-19 virus have been confirmed in Six Nations of the Grand River territory bringing the total to 7 confirmed in the territory. ... CLICK HERE Notice #23 - (pdf download 484 KB)





SN Covid Notice #22: (March 30, 2020)
For Immediate Release: March 30, 2020 Six Nations Clarifies Restricting Access to Territory for Shopping or Recreational Purposes Six Nations received a 3rd positive COVID-19 test result on Monday March 30, 2020; this is in addition to two cases of the COVID-19 virus being confirmed in the Six Nations territory on Saturday March 28, 2020. ... CLICK HERE Notice #22 - (pdf download 1.14 mb)





SN Covid Notice #21: (March 29, 2020)
For Immediate Release: March 29, 2020 New Timeline to Begin Restricting Access to the Six Nations Community Six Nations of the Grand River Elected Council and the Emergency Control Group has moved up the timeline to begin restricting access to the community due to the large amount of non-residents entering the territory to buy cigarettes and gas. ... CLICK HERE Notice #21 - (pdf download 476 KB)





SN Covid Notice #20: (March 28, 2020)
For Immediate Release: March 28, 2020 First Cases of COVID-19 Confirmed in Six Nations Two cases of the COVID-19 virus have been confirmed in Six Nations of the Grand River territory. The positive test results were received on Saturday March 27, 2020 and mark the first confirmed appearance of the virus in the community. ... CLICK HERE Notice #20 - (pdf download 164 KB)





SN Covid Notice #19: (March 25, 2020)
COVID-19 NEWS MARCH 25, 2020 ISSUE 1 SIX NATIONS IN A STATE OF EMERGENCY NEWSLETTER ... CLICK HERE Notice #19 - (pdf download 1.68 mb)





SN Covid Notice #18: (March 24, 2020)
WELLNESS STRATEGIES: GROUNDING ACTIVITY, SELF-CARE, COPING SKILLS WITH KIDS ... CLICK HERE Notice #18 - (pdf download 516 kb)





SN Covid Notice #17: (March 24, 2020)
For Immediate Release: March 24, 2020 Negative Result for Six Nations Fire Platoon Member’s COVID-19 Test Six Nations of the Grand River Elected Council is expressing their relief today after receiving a member of their Fire Services’ negative COVID-19 test result. ... CLICK HERE Notice #17 - (pdf download 484 KB)





Covid Notice #16: (March 24, 2020)
Listing of Essential Workplaces in province of Ontario. (CLICK HERE - Weblink - https://www.ontario.ca/page/list-essential-workplaces?_ga=2.21311672.2038477195.1585075154-1889863705.1585075154) ...





SN Covid Notice #15: (March 22, 2020)
For Immediate Release: March 22, 2020 Some Six Nations Members Asked by Public Health to Self-Isolate Today Today, Six Nations of the Grand River Elected Council has been notified that a member of Six Nations Fire Services will be tested for the COVID-19 virus. ... CLICK HERE Notice #15 - (pdf download 484 KB)





SN Covid Notice #14: (March 16, 2020)
Statement Enhanced Measures to Protect Ontarians from COVID-19 March 16, 2020 TORONTO — Today, Dr. David Williams, Chief Medical Officer of Health issued the following statement detailing enhanced public health measures to help contain the spread of COVID-19: "Following a number of significant announcements regarding travel and public health measures over the past 72 hours, and after further consultations with my colleagues across Canada, I would like to take the opportunity to clarify my guidance to Ontarians on COVID-19. ... CLICK HERE Notice #14 - (pdf download 140 KB)





SN Covid Notice #13: (March 15, 2020)
COMMUNITY NOTICE: Modified Daily Operations of the Six Nations Family Health Team within the context of COVID-19 Ohsweken, ON – March 15, 2020: As the situation with COVID-19 continues to evolve, the Six Nations Family Health Team remains committed to the safety and well-being of our patients, staff and the larger community, while we seek to continue to provide optimal primary care to our community members. Due to the rapidly evolving situation of COVID-19 within the province and our region, the Six Nations Family Health Team has decided to limit in-person appointments to a telemedicine approach to care. ... CLICK HERE Notice #13 - (pdf download 188 KB)





SN Covid Notice #12: (March 15, 2020)
NOTICE — Social Distancing Ohsweken, ON, Mar. 15, 2020: Due to COVID-19, we are encouraging the community to practice social distancing to reduce the spread of this virus. Everyone’s health and safety is important to us. Below are some guidelines to assist in social distancing practices.
SOCIAL DISTANCING:
What does it mean?
Social distancing is the practice of reducing close contact between people to slow the spread of infections or diseases. Social distancing measures include limiting large groups of people coming together, closing buildings and cancelling events. ... CLICK HERE Notice #12 - (pdf download 843 KB)






SN Covid Notice #11: (March 14, 2020)
Wash your hands often, Wear mask and gloves, Dispose of gloves and mask after use, Limit the number of visitors in your home ... CLICK HERE Notice #11 - (pdf download 496 KB)





SN Covid Notice #10: (March 14, 2020)
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) How to self-isolate, Stay home, Limit the number of visitors in your home, Avoid contact with others, Keep distance ... CLICK HERE Notice #10 - (pdf download 496 KB)





SN Covid Notice #9: (March 14, 2020)
** IMPORTANT NOTICE ** ** TRAVEL ADVISORY ** The World Health Organization declared a pandemic on March 11, 2020 due to the Coronavirus-19 (COVID-19). On March 13, 2020 Six Nations Council passed that Six Nations of the Grand River will have a travel ban for all Six Nations Elected Council and employees and also declared COVID-19 as a community emergency. Travelling during this pandemic will increase the risk of bringing this virus to the community. ... CLICK HERE Notice #9 - (pdf download 292 KB)





SN Covid Notice #8: (March 14, 2020)
Six Nations Implements Safety Precautions to Protect the Community Due to COVID-19 Ohsweken, ON, Mar. 14, 2020: Six Nations of the Grand River Elected Council (SNGR EC) has passed several Band Council Resolutions (BCRs) that are precautionary and proactive measures to protect the overall community. On Thursday March 12th, 2020 SNGR EC declared a Community Emergency in Six Nations territory in anticipation of local COVID-19 cases. On March 13, 2020, SNGR EC held a special council meeting. Of the BCRs carried at this meeting include:
- Effective immediately, the closures of all Six Nations Day Care Centres, Six Nations Bingo Hall and all community events until April 6th, 2020
- Effective immediately a travel ban for all SNGR Councillors and employees
- The closure of all SNGR Parks and Recreation facilities until April 6th
- Approval of non-essential SNGR employees to work from home until April 6, 2020, plans of such are under development

Other precautionary measures taken include:
- Public closure of Iroquois Lodge
- The implementation of health screenings for anyone entering SNGR departments that remain open ... CLICK HERE Notice #8 - (pdf download 492 KB)






SN Covid Notice #7: (March 14, 2020)
March 14, 2020 - PLEASE READ: As the situation with COVID- 19 continues to evolve, Iroquois Lodge remains committed to maintaining the safety of our residents. In order to ensure a safe and secure environment, we are following the directive of Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health and the Ministry of Health and will only be allowing visitors who are coming to see someone who has a terminal illness or is very sick! ... CLICK HERE Notice #7 - (pdf download 96 KB)





SN Covid Notice #6: (March 14, 2020)
March 14, 2020 - PLEASE READ: As the situation with COVID- 19 continues to evolve, Iroquois Lodge remains committed to maintaining the safety of our residents. In order to ensure a safe and secure environment, we are following the directive of Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health and the Ministry of Health and will only be allowing visitors who are coming to see someone who has a terminal illness or is very sick! ... CLICK HERE Notice #6 - (pdf download 96 KB)





SN Covid Notice #5: (March 14, 2020)
Six Nations Remains Committed to the Safety of Iroquois Lodge Residents Ohsweken, ON, Mar. 14, 2020: As the situation with COVID-19 continues to evolve, we remain committed to maintaining the safety of our residents at Iroquois Lodge. In order to ensure a safe and secure environment, we are following the directive of Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer from the Ministry of Health in collaboration with The Ministry of Health & Long-Term Care has mandated that all Long-Term Care Homes in Ontario enforce strict limitations on visiting effective immediately. ... CLICK HERE Notice #5 - (pdf download 132 KB)





SN Covid Notice #4: (March 13, 2020)
Six Nations Declares COVID-19 Emergency Ohsweken, ON, Mar. 13, 2020: Six Nations of the Grand River Elected Council (SNGR EC) has declared a Community Emergency in Six Nations territory in anticipation of local COVID-19 cases. “Six Nations Elected Council is committed to supporting our people during the global COVID-19 pandemic,” said Chief Mark Hill. “After weeks of monitoring the situation, we have decided to declare a Community Emergency in order to allow us to better align our existing resources, and obtain additional resources, to face the challenges ahead.” ... CLICK HERE Notice #4 - (pdf download 516 KB)





SN Covid Notice #3: (March 10, 2020)
COVID-19 Preventative Measures to Protect Our Community Six Nations of the Grand River Elected Council (SNGR EC) reminds our community of the importance of PREVENTION MEASURES, as we prepare for COVID-19. Prevention is Key! It is everyone’s responsibility! Here are some helpful tips to help prevent the spread of germs. Remember that we are also experiencing our normal cold and flu season, so these measures will help to protect you from all circulating seasonal viruses and COVID19.
- Wash your hands, often throughout the day
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands
- Cover coughs and sneezes with your elbow or a tissue, throw the tissue into the garbage right away and wash your hands
- Avoid close contact with people who are ill
- Stay at home if you are sick, and avoid large gatherings
- Clean/disinfect frequently touched items/surfaces in your home and workplace; such as door handles,
toilets, counter tops, taps, remote controls, cell phones ... CLICK HERE Notice #3 - (pdf download 252 KB)






SN Covid Notice #2: (March 10, 2020)
As March Break 2020 approaches and families travel abroad, we want to remind you about the evolving COVID-19 situation so that you can be prepared and prevent this illness from infecting your loved ones and help protect our community. BEFORE YOU LEAVE: WHILE YOU ARE AWAY: WHEN YOU RETURN... CLICK HERE Notice #2 - (pdf download 312 KB)





SN Covid Notice #1: (March 6, 2020)
CORONAVIRUS COVID - 19
IF YOU HAVE ANY OF THE FOLLOWING
NOTIFY YOUR HEALTH PROVIDER ALONG WITH
OHSWEKEN PUBLIC HEALTH (519) 445-2672
BEFORE OR AFTER FOOD PREP
AFTER TOUCHING MONEY
AFTER COUGHING & SNEEZING
AFTER BLOWING YOUR NOSE
AFTER WASHROOM USE ... CLICK HERE Notice #1 - (pdf download 104 KB)









 
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