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Notice – Cormorant Island Curfew

IMPORTANT Notice of Cormorant Island COVID-19 Health Safety Measures 2020-April-20 In response to the reality of positive COVID-19 cases on our island, we need to take additional measures to control the spread of the virus to protect everyone. We are also working together to put in place additional supports, such as spaces where an infected person can safely isolate.  CURFEW: …

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‘Namgis Clinic Reopening

Covid – 19 Symptoms Call: ‘Namgis Health Centre (250)974-5520 For consultation &/or appointment Friday April 17 & Saturday April 18 Regular Hours starting Monday April 20 Office Staff will be rotating, and Dr. will decide if office visits are required.   Thank you,

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Public Notice – Residential Recycling Suspended

PUBLIC NOTICE RESIDENTIAL RECYCLING CURBSIDE PICK-UP SUSPENDED Please be advised that due to the current health crisis, residential recycling curbside pick-up will be suspended until further notice. We have increased the days and hours at the transfer station to allow for residents to bring their own recycling to the depot.  Residents are required to handle/unload their own materials, the attendant …

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COVID-19 Summary of Supports for People and Businesses

Summary of Supports for People and Businesses We will do our best to update this information as things change. Link to source at bottom* Posted 2020-Apr-14. HOUSING ⚡ BC Hydro BC Hydro is halting all service disconnections for non-payment of bills and reducing electricity rates by 1%. COVID-19 Relief Fund applies a 3-month credit to your BC Hydro account for eligible customers …

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‘Namgis Health Centre

‘Namgis Health Centre Closed till further notice:   Tele-Health available through: Dr. Clarke(905) 351-1728 or Dr. Cutfeet(778) 977-1374   Island Health COVID-19 Information: (250)902-6091   HealthLink BC: 811

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Community Notice

13 April 2020 Notice to Community Members of Alert Bay When a swab is positive for COVID-19: A public health nurse will call the patient. An extensive interview and history to determine people who have been contacts will be conducted, based on the start of symptoms, risks and nature of contact. Those contacts that require testing will be contacted and …

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FIRE BAN

In Effect, until notified by Min. of Forest, Lands and Natural Resources  Open burning restrictions issued for all high smoke sensitivity zones in BC   BC CDC recommends implementing measures that help to reduce excess air pollution in populated airsheds across the province. There is strong evidence that exposure to air pollution increases susceptibility to respiratory viral infections by decreasing …

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COVID-19 Funding for First Nation Communities

April 8, 2020 On March 18, Prime Minister Trudeau announced increased resources for First Nation communities in response to the pandemic. On March 26, Indigenous Services (ISC) Canada Minister Miller outlined the details for this support fund. ISC BC region has received $41 million to be disbursed between all Nations in BC. This fund includes $15 million for regional, urban …

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No Pleasure or Tourist Travel Permitted to Cormorant Island

Public Notice No pleasure or tourist travel permitted to Cormorant Island. Please be advised that at this time no pleasure or tourist travel is permitted to Cormorant Island. We are a friendly community and we value visitors and tourists however, with the current health crisis, we ask that you visit at another time. Our U’mista Cultural Centre and other tourist …