Nisga’a health authority warns of COVID-19 exposure at treaty negotiator’s funeral – CTV News Vancouver

August 30, 2020

VANCOUVER — The Nisga’a Valley Health Authority is warning members of the Nisga’a Nation and others who visited the Nass Valley last week about a possible COVID-19 exposure.

According to a notification posted on the nation’s website Saturday, someone who has tested positive for the coronavirus travelled into the valley sometime between Aug. 17 and 28.

The health authority says anyone who attended events related to the funeral of Dr. Joseph Gosnell between Aug. 21 and 25 should contact the NVHA Clinic in their community and also notify the chief administrative officer of their village government.

Those residing outside of the Nass Valley are asked to contact their local health authority and identify as a possible COVID-19 contact.

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