(St Mary’s First Nation)
150 Cliffe Street, Fredericton, NB E3A 0A1
- (506) 458-9511 T.F. (888) 445-6644
December 8, 2021
COVID Update, December 8, 2021; 1 New Case, 0 New Recoveries
December 8, 2021; 4:08 p.m., Sitansisk: New Brunswick Public Health has informed Sitansisk Band Administration of one new active case and zero new recoveries of COVID-19 in the community. This new case is a household contact of existing cases, meaning it is not a result of community spread, one case was added late yesterday due to issues in contact tracing, also a household contact of an existing case. At present, there are 10 Active Cases, 28 Recovered for a total of 38 cases. Public Health recently reported an exposure at the St. Mary’s Entertainment Centre; they have since clarified that this was related to an individual who does not reside in the community and is now isolating.
Public Health asks people answer calls from private numbers as this is how calls will appear for the purposes of contact tracing and reporting test results to patients. PCR tests can be booked via the Health Centre by appointment. They also request members continue to take all precautions, both in and out of the community as cases are rising in the region.
We thank all who have sought testing and continue to request anyone with COVID-19 symptoms to isolate and seek testing. For advice on how to isolate, what resources exist to help with isolation, and to book a test, visit www.stmarysfirstnation.com/coronavirus, calling the Health Centre at +1 (506) 452-2750 or call 811. Members are urged to use best practices for the time being, including limiting contacts, getting vaccinated and avoiding large gatherings and events, particularly indoors. Do your best to assist others during these times, we’re all looking forward to COVID-free holidays. Addictions and mental health personnel are available any time at +1 (506) 688-3721. Rapid testing kits remain available at the Health Centre or by calling Security at +1 (506) 447-8721.
Sitansisk Chief and Council