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COVID-19 Page

COVID-19 Updates

VACCINE CLINIC: COVID-19 Vaccine clinic this weekend in Atikameksheng at the Community Complex. If you would like a vaccine appointment please call Darlene G at (705) 698-6818, Rose M at (705) 849-6496 or Marina McComber (705) 507-0134.

Community Notice – Covid-19 Alert

Due to the recent spike in COVID-19 cases in the Sudbury area, the administration office has been moved to “virtual” until June 30th, 2021. Please see the below Community Notice dated November 13th for more details on Virtual Mode.

Ontario COVID Restrictions

Gimaa and Council will be implementing the Ontario Government Grey-Lockdown restrictions. We are adopting all the provincial restrictions as per:

COVID-19 Restrictions -following the provincial measures


The Ontario Government has declared a Stay at Home Order. The safest options are to stay in the area of your home community and stay in the region. Please avoid all non-essential travel. Any person whose travel originates from a designated public health region is required to promptly arrange to be tested for COVID-19 if they are returning to the community. A person who has undergone a test for COVID-19 under this section: Must self-isolate either at home or in an isolation facility while awaiting test results, and May leave isolation upon obtaining a negative test result. A person who has undergone a test for COVID-19 under this section and who tests positive for COVID-19 shall immediately inform the Office of Community Health and Wellness and remain in self-isolation except to seek medical attention. Please see Amended Order #20-01-05 posted below.

We strongly recommend that all community members continue to be diligent by limiting travel to essential only, by frequently washing your hands, by wearing masks as much as possible, by physical distancing when in public areas, by staying within your close family circles, and by staying in if you are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms.


Amended Order 20-01-05

July 26th 2021

Amended Order 20-01-05

July 12th 2021

Amended Order 20-01-05

July 6th 2021

Extended State of Emergency

June 11, 2021

Amended Order 20-01-05

June 11, 2021

Amended Order 20-01-05

May 21, 2021

Amended Order 20-01-05

May 18 2021

Community Notice #5: Mental Health and Addictions – State of Emergency

May 14 2021

Extension of Virtual Mode – June 30th

May 13 2021

Amended Order 20-01-05

April 20 2021

Community Notice #4: Mental Health and Addictions – State of Emergency

April 15 2021

Community Notice #2: Mental Health and Addictions – State of Emergency

March 19, 2021

Community Support Update

March 19, 2021

Reopening the Community Plan

March 10, 2021

Order 20-01-05

March 10, 2021

State of Emergency BCR – Mental Health & Addictions

February 26th 2021


News Release February 19, 2021


February 25, 2021


News Release February 7, 2021

State of Emergency BCR

Extended to March 31, 2021

Screening Tool

Updated January 13th, 2021

Vaccine Planning in Atikameksheng

Updated January 7th, 2021

Order No. 20-01-05

Updated Dec 14

Summary of COVID-19 Response Framework

Keeping Ontario Safe and Open

Community Notice Nov 13, 2020

From Gimaa Craig Nootchtai & COVID-19 Response Team

Order No. 20-01-04

Updated November 2, 2020

Reopening the Community Plan

Updated November 2

Order 20-01-05 COVID-19 By Law

Updated July 20, 2020

Standard Operating Procedures

For Retailers

Atikameksheng Anishnawbek COVID-19 Virus By-Law

Updated May 29th

Questions? Comments? Contact our COVID-19 Coordinator by emailing covid at wlfn .com or call 705 918 6752.

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

Gimaa and Council approve to extend the State of Emergency to March 31, 2021.

Updated Order to addressing Easing of Restrictions:

-All non-essential travel is discouraged, -Members will use PPE for essential travel (ie. medical appointments), -Easing of travel restrictions to areas where there are higher COVID-19 positive cases, -Individuals returning from the Greater Toronto Area or other regions outside of the province with higher incidences of COVID-19, are required to arrange for testing and to self-isolate while awaiting test results.

If you have any questions with regards to the testing, please call Marina McComber, Community Health Nurse at 705-507-0134 or Carmen Wabegijig Nootchtai, Director of Health & Community Wellness at 705-822-3462.

Stores are open and resume regular hours

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.

Emergency Kit Info

Emergency Kits Recipes

Red Kidney Beans

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
Support for Learners
Canada Emergency Response Benefit
Assembly of First Nations

Mental Health Resources

Mental Health

Resources and Helpful Links

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