COVID-19 Resources and Announcements
As the COVID-19 virus grips the general public, FNHMA is committed to serving health professionals by providing the most up to date information on COVID-19. Visit this page for regular updates. Together we can all get through this incredibly difficult time.
COVID-19 Online Town Hall
First Nations Health Managers Association and Indigenous Services Canada, will stream a virtual Town Hall Wednesday, March 25 at 1:00pm Eastern to discuss how Covid-19 is affecting health managers, frontline health workers and First Nations communities. The event is being produced by Indigenous Health Today.
Click here to view the Virtual Town Hall hosted by FNHMA and produced by Indigenous Health Today.
Indigenous Services Canada has released the following resources
Questions from a community perspective with Chief Leroy Denny and Valerie Gideon. Watch the video here: http://ow.ly/8as750z1bPo
Indigenous Services Canada has reaffirmed their financial commitment to indigenous communities amid the COVID-19 Pandemic. FNHMA thanks ISC for their continued and ongoing support and commitment to helping Indigenous Communities across Canada.
Click here to see the full statement.
Valerie Gideon (Senior Assistant Deputy Minister for First Nations and Inuit Health Branch, Indigenous Services Canada) and Dr. Tom Wong (Executive Director and Chief Medical Officer of Public Health, Indigenous Services Canada) provided an update on what Indigenous Services Canada is doing to support Indigenous peoples across Canada with respect to the COVID-19 response.
This is a report of all known cases in Canada based on province. Keeping up to date on the current Covid-19 cases can help you decide on what actions to take for yourself and your community.
Click here to see a breakdown of current reported Covid-19 Cases in Canada.
The Covid-19 pandemic has affected Canada on almost every level. It is important to be prepared in this difficult time as responses and updates can come with little to no warning. Preparing yourself or your community/organization is of the utmost importance, as the landscape is unclear.
Canada has announced an economic response plan to help support those whose work status has been affected by the pandemic. The document provides information on what Canada is committing to the workforce, and steps on how to access those supports.
Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) has committed to translating a Public Service Announcement into many different indigenous languages regarding the Covid-19 pandemic. This public service announcement about COVID-19 will be available in various Indigenous languages soon The web page will soon provide the message in languages such as:
Inuktitut: North Baffin