(St Mary’s First Nation)
150 Cliffe Street, Fredericton, NB E3A 0A1
- (506) 458-9511 T.F. (888) 445-6644
November 29, 2021
COVID Update, November 29, 2021; 0 New Cases, 6 New Recoveries
November 29, 2021; 4:04 p.m., Sitansisk: New Brunswick Public Health has informed Sitansisk Band Administration of six new recoveries and no new active cases of COVID-19 in the community. At present, there are 4 Active Cases, 23 Recovered for a total of 27 cases.
Public Health will monitor results from PCR testing and provide updates. 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. Public Health is also monitoring for cases in out-of-community members. PCR tests can be booked via the Health Centre by appointment.
The Stay-In-School POCT testing program has started at Chief Harold Sappier Memorial Elementary School, with students exposed to positive cases allowed to return to class following two negative rapid tests and rapid testing daily for 14 days.
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 continue with best practices for the time being, including limiting contacts and avoiding large gatherings or events, particularly indoors. Do your best to assist others during these times, we’re all looking forward to a COVID-free Holiday season. Addictions and mental health personnel are on standby 24/7, +1 (506) 688-3721. Rapid testing kits remain available for pickup at the Health Centre or by calling St. Mary’s Security at +1 (506) 447-8721.
Sitansisk Chief and Council