Five cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Attawapiskat

Create: 12/05/2020 - 01:44

Public health authorities have confirmed five new COVID-19 cases in Attawapiskat First Nation.

The Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA) says it is working to identify and contact close contacts of these new confirmed cases of COVID-19.

WAHA also stated it is working with Porcupine Health Unit to ensure that the five infected people remain isolated.

If any symptoms develop, authorities recommend isolating immediately until a COVID-19 test can be arranged.

Fort Albany, Attawapiskat, Kashechewan, Peawanuck and Moosonee:
Call the Porcupine Health Unit’s branch in Moosonee
1-705-336-2294 x 326
8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday.

Moose Factory:
Call the Moose Factory Health Centre
705-658-4220 between
8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday to Friday.

Telehealth Ontario:
after hours and weekends

Date Published: 
Saturday, December 5, 2020 - 01:39