COVID-19 Community Update

Ugpi’ganjig Community COVID-19 Update

 

As we navigate the pandemic we are again faced with a potential for exposure and spread within our area of zone 5.

At this time we have no confirmed cases within the community of Ugpi’ganjig; however, we should remain vigilant in our efforts to keep the community safe and prepared.

 

Potential Exposure Notice:

Walmart on Dec. 30 between 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. and on Dec. 31 between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. (4 Jagoe St., Atholville in Zone 5).
If you were at any of these locations, and you have no symptoms of COVID-19, self-monitor and follow all Public Health guidelines. If you are experiencing mild to moderate symptoms of COVID-19 and do not need to talk to a nurse, complete the self-assessment and get tested.

 

 

Ugpi’ganjig Health Centre confidential email:

We have created a confidential email for community members to contact the Health Centre if they have been contacted by Public Health, this allows our Health Centre to assist community members that may be self-isolating or under quarantine.

Contact Information:

By Phone: Ugpi’ganjig Health Centre, 506-686-5002

By Email: covid.health@erbhealth.ca (this email is managed by nursing staff)

 

 

Ugpi’ganjig transitions to Orange Level Community Recovery Plan:

With the announcement from the Government of New Brunswick to transition all zones to orange, this meets our trigger in our Community Recovery Phase to transition us to a community orange level.

 

 

Read below the guidelines outlined in the orange phase

 

Projects and activities that can ensure COVID-19 mandatory order guideline compliance (Open but with maximum of 10 people or less): All band projects and activities will continue in the Fox phase however employees must adhere to Eel River Bar’s health and safety guidelines as outlined in the COVID-19 Operational Guide.

Essential Services (Open with accommodations when possible and zero tolerance for non-compliance): Entrances for all Band Buildings will remain closed to the public. Visitors will not be permitted access during the Fox Phase and operations will be reduced to 3 days per week (Monday, Wednesday and Thursday). For employees with health considerations (immune-compromised) or who are emotionally compromised; the employee and supervisor can discuss alternate accommodations, if possible.

Health Services (Open with accommodations when possible and zero tolerance for non-compliance): The Ugpi’ganjig Health Centre will remain closed to the public; however, clients will able to schedule appointments with the Community Health Nurse. Home and Community Care services will continue operations. Staff who are required to work will perform their duties remotely. Mental Health and Addiction services are available upon request and will be conducted remotely. Days of Operations to be determined.

Daycare (Open with accommodations when possible and zero tolerance for non-compliance): Entrances for all Band Buildings will remain closed to the public. For employees with health considerations (immune-compromised) or who are emotionally compromised; the employee and supervisor can discuss alternate accommodations, if possible. For further details, review the tailored operational guide for Daycare services.

Head Start, Pre-School and Leadership (Open with accommodations when possible and zero tolerance for non-compliance): Entrances for all Band Buildings will remain closed to the public. For employees with health considerations (immune-compromised) or who are emotionally compromised; the employee and supervisor can discuss alternate accommodations, if possible. For further details, review the tailored operational guide for Head Start, Pre-School and Leadership services.

 

**Please note that these triggers and transitions phases are subject to change at a moments notice based on the evolving situation**

 

 

Ugpi’ganjig Community Recovery Phases

Eel River Bar Community Recovery Phase.