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COVID-19 Weekly Data Report for May 26, 2022

May 26, 2022 Nova Scotia is reporting 1,584 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19, 40 hospitalizations and 13 deaths during the seven-day period ending May 23. The number of new cases – including those linked to long-term care outbreaks – continues to decline, as does the number of new hospitalizations. “The pandemic isn’t over, but as […]

by ahnationtalk on May 26, 20225 Views

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COVID-19 Regulations Suspended as of June 1, 2022

May 26, 2022 COVID-19 Vaccine Regulations under the Health Protection and Promotion Act which came into effect in December 2021, will be suspended as of June 1, 2022. These regulations required employees and service providers of certain businesses, facilities and organizations to be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical exemption. Given the current epidemiology […]

by ahnationtalk on May 26, 20227 Views

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Samqwan/Samaqan+Sage Newsletter • PSpring 2022 (Issue 6) – AFNWA

Leading progress, innovation, and a long-term solution for water and wastewater management for Atlantic First Nations communities. The Atlantic First Nations Water Authority (AFNWA) is a not-for-profit, pan-Wabanaki Territory water utility that is owned and operated by First Nations, for First Nations. Our goal is to provide clean drinking water and safe wastewater services to […]

by ahnationtalk on May 25, 20226 Views

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Eskasoni boy with rare disease gets wish granted for trip to Disney World – CBC

May 23, 2022 9-year-old Francis jij Googoo is going blind from rare Bardet-Beidl syndrome Liam Googoo, 7, always looks out for his older brother. Francis jij Googoo, 9, from Eskasoni First Nation in Nova Scotia has autism and is non-verbal so Liam will make sure kids on the playground don’t tease Francis, and he helps […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 202210 Views

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Mask mandate for schools, early learning and child care centers to end May 24th

May 20, 2022 hief Public Health Officer, Dr. Heather Morrison, announced that Prince Edward Island will be ending the mandate for students and staff to wear masks in early learning and child care centers, K-12 public and private schools and on school buses on May 24, 2022. “The number of cases of COVID-19 in children […]

by pmnationtalk on May 20, 202210 Views

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COVID-19 Weekly Data Report for May 19, 2022

May 19, 2022 Nova Scotia is reporting 2,513 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19, 59 hospitalizations and 24 deaths during the seven-day period ending May 16. The number of new cases – including those linked to long-term care facility outbreaks – and the number of new hospital admissions continue to decline, as they have since the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 19, 202213 Views

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Nunatsiavut Government: Protect yourself and others from influenza

May 17, 2022 Public Health officials with the Nunatsiavut Government’s Department of Health and Social Development are advising residents of the five Labrador Inuit communities of Nain, Hopedale, Postville, Makkovik and Rigolet to take measures to protect themselves and others from influenza and other respiratory illnesses. Commonly known as “the flu”, influenza is a contagious […]

by ahnationtalk on May 18, 202212 Views

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AHCJ and NAJA co-host “Health Equity: Aging and Health Care Disparities in Indigenous Communities” webinar June 2

May 16, 2022 NAJA roundtable is the third in collaborative series focused on health equity in Indian Country The Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) and the Association of Health Care Journalists (AHCJ) will co-host the one-hour “Health Equity: Aging and Health Care Disparities in Indigenous Communities” webinar via Zoom on Thursday, June 2 at 12 […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 202211 Views

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Horizon Health Network creates Indigenous patient navigator role to offer culturally safe care – CBC

May 16, 2022 Horizon hired two navigators who began work in April to help Indigenous patients In an effort to provide better care, the Horizon Health Network has created a new role of Indigenous patient navigator. The role was conceived through years of consultation with First Nation stakeholders. Shyanne Tatton is one of two navigators […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 202216 Views

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Islanders 60 years and older among those now eligible for second booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine to increase protection

May 13, 2022 Prince Edward Island is expanding eligibility for second booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to include all Islanders 60 years of age and older living in the community to increase their protection against COVID-19 and its variants. The National Advisory Committee on Immunization recommended a second booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 202286 Views

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