STATEMENT FROM THE MISSISSAUGAS OF THE CREDIT FIRST NATION (MCFN) ON COVID-19
March 31, 2020
On March 26, 2020, it was announced that a member of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation (MCFN) COVID-19 Working Group had undergone testing for COVID-19. As a precaution, all of the members of the working group were put into self-isolation while awaiting the test results.
The test results came back NEGATIVE for COVID-19. All members of the MCFN COVID-19 Working Group have been cleared to return to normal duties and their self-isolation period has been lifted.
The MCFN Chief and Council and the MCFN COVID-19 Working Group would like to remind everyone to take personal precautions to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in our community. These include:
Regular hand washing with soap and warm water or an alcohol-based hand cleanser.
Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.
Maintain social distancing and ensure you practice good respiratory hygiene. Cover your cough or sneeze with your bent elbow or tissue, then dispose of the tissue immediately.
Be cognizant of travel advisories and limit your exposure to large gatherings.
If you feel ill, stay home. If you have a fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical attention and follow their instructions.
If you are experiencing symptoms, contact the following Public Health Offices and follow their instructions:
Haldimand Norfolk Public Health – 519-426-6170, ext. 9999
Six Nations Public Health – 519-445-2672
Six Nations Assessment Centre- 226-446-9909
Brant County Public Health – 519-753-4937 press 1
Outside of regular business hours, you can contact Telehealth Ontario at 1-866-797-0000.
Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation Chief & Council and the COVID-19 Working Group