Emergency

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread across Canada and around the world. Tŝilhqot’in National Government wants to share information to ensure that everyone is taking the necessary steps to stop the spread of the Coronvirus at work, school and at home.  Information is rapidly evolving and it is important that everyone does their part to stay informed and take the escalation of the Coronavirus seriously.

Latest Updates

August 4, 2020 - COVID-19 Update

July 30, 2020 - COVID-19 Update

July 29, 2020 - COVID-19 Update

July 27, 2020 - COVID-19 Update

July 22, 2020 - COVID-19 Update

July 20, 2020- COVID-19 Update

July 16, 2020 -COVID-19 Update

July 13, 2020 - COVID-19 Update

March - June 2020 - COVID-19 Updates

Please be advised that all community meetings and events have been cancelled or postponed until further notice.

The community updates/gatherings that have been cancelled or postponed include:

  • Monday, March 16, 2020 - Housing MOU Signing
  • Tuesday, March 17, 2020 - Xeni Community Meeting
  • Wednesday March 18, 2020 - Williams Lake Off-Reserve Community Meeting
  • Wednesday March 18, 2020 - Indigenous Women's Safety Workshop
  • Friday, March 27, 2020 - TNG Job Fair

* please see the Resources below to stay up-to-date on the coronavirus.

Prevention

What you can do to decrease the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19):

  • Practice good hygiene.
  • Wash your hands frequently.
  • Cough or sneeze into the bend of your arm or a tissue and dispose of immediately.
  • Avoid touching your face, eyes and mouth.
  • Practice social distancing
  • Stop handshaking.
  • Avoid unnecessary travel.
  • Stay home if you are feeling sick.
  • Monitor the situation. As the virus continues to unfold it's important to stay up-to-date on verified information. Below are some public resources that you can visit to stay informed. 

Symptoms

Symptoms of COVID-19 may include:

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Difficulty Breathing

If You Have Symptoms

If you are experiencing symptoms, you can take the self-assessment test to determine whether you need further assessment or testing. After taking the self-assessment, you can call 8-1-1, your health care provider or Patrice Gordan, Nurse Practitioner to determine if you need testing for COVID-19.

 

Resources

Emergency Information will be posted to this page as it becomes available. Additional resources for emergency information can be found at the the following resources:

Resources - Coronavirus (COVID-19):

Government of Canada – Public Health

• Government of Canada Toll Free Number: 1-833-784-4397

First Nations Health Authority

Government of BC – Health Link BC

• Fraser Health Authority: Coronavirus Questions - General Public

 •World Health Organization

Resources - Other Emergencies:

Self-Assessment Tool

BC launched a Self-Assessment tool to help determine if you may require further assessment from a health care provider or need testing for COVID-19.

If you think you may have symptoms, take the Self-Assessment by clicking on the image below.