Sandy Bay Ojibway First Nation launches week-long mass vaccination clinic – CBC

Clinic aims to vaccinate on- and off-reserve members, non-members who work on-reserve\

Apr 13, 2021

Nurses at Sandy Bay Ojibway First Nation administered 160 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine on Monday, the first day of the community’s mass vaccination clinic, despite the weather and vaccine hesitancy stacked against them.

The community 177 kilometres northwest of Winnipeg anticipated a large turnout after inviting all members to come get the Moderna vaccine, in hopes of vaccinating at least 70 per cent of members.

A tent was rented but due to blowing snow and high winds, the clinic was forced to move into the community complex.

Elissa Roulette, a member and executive assistant for Sandy Bay Child and Family Services, got her first dose.

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