COVID-19 Updates

Our Weekly Health Q&A Sessions are on Thursday afternoons with our Health team to answer all your COVID-19 questions. These will be uploaded to our YouTube channel and our Facebook Page.

Alternative Programming

We created a page with Youth Centre and other activities that will be happening virtually during the COVID-19 shut down. Please check out the page for events. You can also follow the Youth centre on Facebook for updates.

COVID-19 Alternative Programming

UPDATED General Order Reducing Virus Spread

May 15th -Suspension of Travel Restrictions

General Order Reducing Virus Spread

Band Council Resolution

Weekly Flyer

Check for up to date info on our COVID-19 Response

COVID-19 By-Law

March 30, 2020

News Release

Good Food Access Fund Grant will support Miijim Support Program

Atikameksheng Anishnawbek is committed to the health and safety of all Atikameksheng community residents through this pandemic.

Atikameksheng Anishnawbek is taking proactive measures to protect the community and our staff given on-going developments related to COVID-19. Because of this we have closed our office indefinitely and non-essential service staff will be working remotely. This will be evaluated on a week-to-week basis.

Until further notice, we will be closing our border to public traffic into Atikameksheng Anishnawbek. Please note that this border closure does not include residents, workers and deliveries. The border will be monitored 24/7.

R&J Fuels have reduced hours their fuel sales are only to residents and workers at this time. Thank you everyone for your cooperation in helping us protect our community, please assist us in spreading the word.

We have established an Atikameksheng COVID-19 Response Team do deal with matters in relation to this pandemic.

Questions? Comments? Julia Pegahmagabow is our COVID-19 Coordinator. To contact please email at covid@wlfn.com or call 705 918 6752.

We will have reception support during office hours to assist in directing inquires to the appropriate staff contacts. The staff contact list can be found below as well as hard copies posted on the Band Office doors and in the Independent Living Centre (ILC). Please stay tuned.

Please check this page for updates.

YouTube Channel of info

YouTube Channel

Each week we will upload videos to our YouTube channel, please check out for Q&A sessions and more.

Miijiim Support

Ensuring our community members have access to food while practicing Physical and social distancing and reducing trips to purchase groceries.

To contact the Miijiim Support Program please email 705 920 7200 or email lonootchtai@wlfn.com  

The Miijim Support Program is available to all members. Off reserve can come to collect at the administration office. We do not have the capacity to do deliveries.

Atikameksheng COVID-19 Release

March 16: Info, contacts, resources

Gimaa and Council Letter to Community

COVID-19 Update

COVID 19 – Education Update and Supports

April 7 Chiefs of Ontario

Atikameksheng Staff Contact List

Please reach out if needed

More Helpful Links

Health Sciences North: Important COVID-19 Info
Public Health Sudbury & Districts Website
Ministry of Health Ontario
Self Assessment Tool
World Health Organization
Canada Emergency Response Benefit
Assembly of First Nations

Mental Health Resources

Mental Health

Resources and Helpful Links

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