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COVID-19 GN Update – June 17, 2021

17 June 2021 Good morning. Nunavut is reporting no new or recovered cases of COVID-19 today. There are still eight active cases in Iqaluit. There have been 254 recoveries since this outbreak began. As of Tuesday, 18,091 people in Nunavut have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and 15,867 are now fully vaccinated. […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 20217 Views

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Statement from Premier Sandy Silver on the court decision in R v. Baker and Baker

Premier Silver has issued the following statement: “Today Mr. and Mrs. Baker pleaded guilty to failing to self-isolate as required and failing to abide by their declarations made upon entry into the Yukon. They were both fined the maximum amount allowable under the Civil Emergency Measures Act. “The territory’s self-isolation requirements are in place to […]

by ahnationtalk on June 17, 20219 Views

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NTI hopes to boost Inuit vaccination rates at clinic, president says – Nunatsiaq News

Indigenous northerners in territorial capitals less likely to report getting vaccinated than non-Indigenous northerners, StatCan survey suggests Good information in Inuktut could help overcome COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy among Inuit, says Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. president Aluki Kotierk, as its clinic in Iqaluit prepares to open Wednesday. “There are people that have vaccination hesitancy and I recognize […]

by ahnationtalk on June 16, 20216 Views

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Iqaluit COVID-19 Walk-in Vaccination Clinic

Iqalummiut ages 12 and older will be able to receive their COVID-19 vaccine during a Walk-in Clinic, June 16 – 19 from 1:00 to 10:00 pm daily, at the Curling Rink. The City of Iqaluit is providing door prizes worth $500 for Distancing Outdoors, Stay-at-Home Baking and Home Cleaning and Sanitizing. Inuit will receive a […]

by ahnationtalk on June 16, 20218 Views

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YT Government: Twelve cases overnight; vaccination the key to prevention of further spread

Yukon’s Acting Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Catherine Elliott is issuing a strong recommendation that anyone not yet vaccinated make an appointment for their shot at the mass clinic in Whitehorse or at their health centre in rural Yukon. Her recommendation comes after 12 new cases of the COVID-19 Gamma variant (P.1) were diagnosed […]

by ahnationtalk on June 16, 20218 Views

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First walk-in vaccination clinic opens in Nunavut – CBC

Jun 16, 2021 This is the first time the Pfizer vaccine is available to youth in Iqaluit Nunavut’s first walk-in clinic opens in Iqaluit Wednesday. Spearheaded by Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated (NTI), the clinic will be held at the curling rink and will offer both the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines to adults and teens 12 years […]

by ahnationtalk on June 16, 20217 Views

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GNT: Legacy Arsenic Health and Human Risk Assessment Results to be Presented

The results of the Legacy Arsenic Health and Human Risk Assessment will be presented via webinar on June 17, 2021. This is the final stage of the Human Health Risk Assessment for arsenic in Yellowknife, Ndilo and Dettah. A virtual public information session will share the results and what they mean for people wanting to […]

by ahnationtalk on June 16, 20219 Views

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Looking back at Qaujigiartiit’s 15 years and beyond – Nunavut News

June 15, 2021 Founded by Nunavummiut for Nunavummiut, the Qaujigiartiit Health Research Centre has been active for 15 years, after it’s start in 2006. Helping enable community-based health research, Qaujigiartiit has been active all over Nunavut and continues to support communities with their questions and concerns. It grew out of a climate of research that […]

by ahnationtalk on June 15, 202111 Views

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COVID-19 GN Update – June 14, 2021

Good morning. Premier Savikataaq is in a meeting this morning with his territorial Premier colleagues, so I’ll be filling in for this update. We’re announcing no new cases today. There remain nine total active cases in the territory. So far, 18,009 people in Nunavut have received their first dose of the Moderna vaccine, and 15,808 […]

by ahnationtalk on June 15, 202110 Views

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CPHO responds to cases at Aqsarniit School

Iqaluit, Nunavut – Dr. Michael Patterson, Nunavut’s Chief Public Health Officer today released the following statement: “Over the weekend, we determined that two individuals who tested positive for COVID-19 were from Aqsarniit Illiniarvik in Iqaluit. These individuals were in Cohort B, and were in the school on Monday, June 7 and Wednesday, June 9. They […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 202111 Views

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