Team Rubicon Canada Supporting Deer Lake First Nation amidst COVID Outbreak –

The community has been in dire straits with an ongoing outbreak of COVID-19 and community supports becoming burnt out

DEER LAKE FIRST NATION – Team Rubicon Canada has deployed a small team alongside Canadian Rangers to support a COVID-19 outbreak response effort in Deer Lake First Nation, following a request for assistance from the community’s Chief and Council.

“On March 16, the Chief and Council of Deer Lake First Nation announced a request for assistance through the Provincial Emergency Operations Centre. Team Rubicon is a veterans-led disaster response organization here in Canada and we are part of the emergency management response system for Ontario, we are an NGO and again volunteer,” said Eric Goodwin, incident management team chief.

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