COVID-19 updates for the Kenora Area
The All Nations Health Partners take COVID-19 very seriously. This is a fluid situation. Please take the time to read these and all communications related to COVID-19. Each of us has a civic duty to remain up-to-date and informed, and comply with the details of this evolving situation.
Ogichidaa Kavanaugh, Chief Howard Kabestra and the Vaccine Task Force are thankful for the first 20 doses of the vaccine delivered in Naotkamegwanning Feb 9 2021, and share some of the ceremony held to strengthen and celebrate the first doses of the vaccine delivered to Treaty Three communities. (Video: 6.5 min, English)
Dr. Jennifer Wesley talks about possible side effects of the COVID-19 vaccine, and encourages us to share only credible information. Video: 4:15, English
Full ceremony shared by leaders and elders to welcome the vaccine to Naotkamegwanning Feb 9 2021. KCA was given permission to film and share the powerful messages given to welcome, bless and strengthen the first doses of the vaccine delivered to Treaty Three communities. A private ceremony was also held in advance.
(Video: 11 min, Anishinaabemowin)
Chief Lorraine Cobiness of Niisaachewan, Board President of Kenora Chiefs Advisory, shares messages from the local Vaccine Task Force.
Chief Jim Major, Animakee Wa Zhing 37 First Nation, shares teachings from ancestors about wearing masks, using medicines, seeking good health. Encouragement to stay strong and think positive. (Video 1:45, Anishinaabemowin)
Kathy Kishiqueb and Chief Jim Major talk about the COVID-19 vaccine rollout for our area First Nations (5 min, Anishinaabemowin).
Local health care workers talk about the COVID-19 vaccine rollout for our area First Nations (2 min, English)
Naotkamegwanning Health Director, Garnet Namaypoke, provides advice on the vaccine rollout in his community.
Reminders on precautions to take, and how to clean surfaces when sharing a home with someone who is isolating. Featuring KCA team members. (Video 2:45, English)
WNHAC Clinic Nurse/Care Coordinator, Larissa Hrabec, shares some of the social determinants of health. The ANHP is committed to building a health care system that is equitable for all.
(Video 50 sec., English)
A reminder of who we are protecting by staying vigilant, and that soon we will be able to gather together to do things we love. (Video 30 sec., English)
Stay the Course: The ANHP remind you to follow public health guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Video messages in Anishinaabemowin and English.
All Nations Hospital Project - video
WNHAC Clinic Nurse/Care Coordinator, Larissa Hrabec, advises us to share only kindness and facts.
(Video 60 sec., English)
A reminder of who we are protecting by staying vigilant, and that soon we will be able to gather together to do things we love. (Video 49 seconds in Anishinaabemowin.)
Vaccine fact sheets from Nishnawbe Aski Nation, and from Government of Canada. Click photos below. (Two languages.)
Leaders share the who-what-when-where-why of COVID-19 testing - full video in Anishinaabemowin and English
Elder Allan White on Traditional Healing Practices during COVID-19 - Anishinaabemowin
Kathy Kishiqueb: Help Lines
Compassion Talks 1 - with Henry Wall and Dr. Jonny Grek
Government of Canada video (30 seconds) - We're doing this, for this.
How are vaccines developed?
Government of Canada video (3 minutes)