Six Nations Mourns Twenty-Fifth Community Member Lost To COVID-19

Press Release

Six Nations of the Grand River Elected Council (SNGREC) was notified by Ohsweken Public Health that today they received a medical lab report confirming that a twenty-fifth member of our community has passed away due to COVID-19 complications.

SNGREC sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of this community member. We are saddened to see another life lost to the COVID-19 pandemic and continue to think of all our community members who have lost a loved ones throughout this pandemic.
This is the latest COVID-19 death reported on the territory since the twenty-fourth death was announced on February 22, 2022.

Please continue to follow public health guidelines to protect yourself and others, including staying up to date on your vaccinations, wearing a mask, avoiding crowds, physical distancing, washing and/or sanitizing hands and high touch surfaces often, and self-isolating if you have symptoms of COVID-19.

If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or have been identified as a close contact, please call the COVID-19 hotline at 1-855-977-7737. COVID-19 vaccine appointments are still available for 1st, 2nd, and boosters, as well as pediatric clinics for vaccines for children ages 6 months to 5 years. Walk-ins are available according to the clinic schedule. If you have any questions about your vaccine eligibility, please call Ohsweken Public Health at 519-445-2672.

We recognize that this pandemic has been difficult for many people. If you or someone you know is struggling and needs assistance, the Six Nations Mobile Crisis Line is available 24/7 at 519-445-2204 or toll-free at 1-866-445-2204.


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