Guidance during COVID-19 crisis
The NTC Executive acknowledges the seriousness of the current COVID-19 pandemic and the need for us all to stay informed and take the recommended necessary precautions. Both individually and collectively, we all need to be responsible and do our part to prevent the spread of this virus. NTC Executive will continue to monitor the Covid-19 situation to assess the ongoing impact to Nuu-chah-nulth.
The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council advises its members to access the following sites for important information regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, with guidance on what’s needed to protect loved ones and community members:
The B.C. Ministry of Health’s COVID-19 self assessment tool: https://covid19.thrive.health/
The Centre of Disease Control: http://covid-19.bccdc.ca/
The First Nations Health Authority: https://www.fnha.ca/
NTC nurses are available by telephone for guidance: https://hashilthsa.com/news/2020-03-19/nurses-now-available-phone-coronavirus-help
Demand transparency for First Nations’ COVID-19 response by signing this petition: https://keepsafecampaign.com