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COVID-19 cases at Tla’amin Nation

COVID-19 cases at Tla’amin Nation

Tla’amin Nation, near Powell River, now has 28 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and they are awaiting updated data.
To slow and stop the spread of Covid-19 Tla’amin has taken extraordinary measures including a shelter in place order, barricading access points in and out of the community, organizing testing in the village, and assembling food and other essentials for its citizens.
Those who have tested positive are isolating at home under the supervision of healthcare providers.
“We are used to pulling together as a community. These measures to slow and contain the spread of COVID-19 are essential to protect our Elders,” said Hegus Clint Williams. “As a self-governing Nation, we will continue to do what we need to in order to keep our community safe.”
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