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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.

Miigwech,
Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation Chief & Council and the COVID-19 Working Group