The confirmed case is off reserve and is self-isolating as per the PUBLIC Health measures and Privacy Laws Mandate that the person cannot be named. We want to ensure their privacy is Respected.
The Contact tracing will be done Immediately and those that have been possibly exposed will be contacted and will receive Instructions to self-isolate and get tested, It is very important to stay home and stay away from others.
Please Remember to Prevent the Spread:
If you are not feeling well (cough, fever, shortness of breath, runny nose, or shore throat) IT IS RECOMMENDED YOU SCHEDULE A COVID 19 TEST.
> IF YOU ARE NOT FEELING WELL, IT IS BEST TO STAY HOME AND SELF ISOLATE
> WEAR A MASK
> WASH HANDS OFTEN
> PRACTISE SOCIAL DISTANCING AND MINIMIZE SOCIAL GATHERINGS
> STAY HOME AND LIMIT THE AMOUNT OF TIME YOU GO OUT
This will help ensure, your Family, Elders and Vulnerable population and the Community stay safe. Testing is available by calling 811.
Drive through testing is only being done in Regina and Saskatoon. You DO NOT need to contact 811 to go to the drive through site. You must take your health card or know your health n to be tested. The site In Regina Is located on Dewdney Avenue and Pasqua Street.
We want to Thank the Community for all your efforts by following guidelines and Public Health measures over the past months, It is crucial to keep following these measures and only by our own Actions we can help stop the spread of COVID-19.
Security was given direction to tighten the borders. Any individuals that are not residing in the community will be stopped at the border and refused entry. We understand that people or families may need to leave the community for personal reasons. If you must leave the community, PLEASE follow all COVID guidelines outlined above.
Rest assure, the Health Department along with Leadership are working diligently to address the situation we are faced with.
Thank you! STAY SAFE
Chief Byron Bitternose