Health/Education

Buffalo Point First Nation Covid-19 Pandemic Response

Community Update

Nov. 19, 2020

 

Buffalo Point First Nation wishes to assure all guests, employees, families, and community residents we are taking this Covid-19 pandemic seriously and your health and safety remains our top priority. 

 

To appropriately plan and respond to the current Covid-19 pandemic, a Communicable Disease Emergency Planning & Response Team has been established with Linda Green - Health Director and Lynn Prevost R.N. B.N. HCC Nurse Coordinator appointed as co-coordinators. The team meets regularly and Lynn & Linda participate in regional health, provincial, and First Nation Inuit & Health Branch (FNIHB) collaborative meetings to ensure we are up to date and implementing actions based on best practice, scientific evidence, and Public health orders/advice. 

 

Going forward, Buffalo Point will provide Covid-19 community specific updates and important information as needed on the following IT platforms:

 

·         Buffalo Point Health Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/buffalopointmb/

·         Buffalo Point Health Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/bphealth_2020/

·         Buffalo Point First Nation Website at www.buffalopoint-firstnation.ca

·         Buffalo Point Resort Website at www.buffalopoint.ca

·         Buffalo Point Resort Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/buffalopointmb/

·         Buffalo Point Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/buffalopointmb/

 

Should you have any questions or wish additional information in regard to Buffalo Point’s Covid-19 pandemic plan please contact:

 

·         Lynn or Linda (for Covid-19 health & social support questions) phone: 204-437-3001

·         Danette (for Covid-19 administrative questions not related to health or social support) phone: 204-437-2133

 

We are all in this together!  Please join us in helping to decease the transmission of this virus in our community by practicing the recommended Public Health Preventive and Safety Measures including: wearing a mask in indoor public places, social distancing, limiting your social contacts, travelling only for essential services,  staying home when you are sick, practicing good hand hygiene and cough etiquette and getting your flu shot.  Additional information on Public Health recommendations and orders can be found at: https://www.gov.mb.ca/covid19/

Please note failure to comply with these safety measures could result in penalty and/or fine as set by the Province of Manitoba.

Thanking you in advance for your patience and cooperation as we maneuver through these trying and unprecedented times!

 

Stay Safe & Stay Healthy