Saugeen First Nation

Some at Saugeen given expired vaccine, revaccination efforts underway

Expired doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine were given to some people at Saugeen First Nation, according to an Indigenous Services Canada letter posted on the Saugeen band’s website. This was done after the outbreak there was declared over. The expired vaccine was administered between Aug. 13 and Sept. 9, ISC’s letter said. The Saugeen outbreak […]

COVID: two new cases reported in Grey-Bruce Wednesday

The Grey Bruce Health Unit reported two new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, one in the Saugeen First Nation and one in Kincardine. It’s the first case of COVID-19 reported in the Saugeen First Nation since a deadly outbreak sparked by the Delta variant infected over 120 community members. There are now 27 confirmed active cases in […]

National chief visits Chippewas of Nawash, Saugeen First Nation communities

A remarkable event took place Saturday at Neyaashiinigmiing as recently elected Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation Chief Veronica Smith welcomed the first female national chief of the Assembly of First Nations to the community. Smith presented National Chief RoseAnne Archibald with an eagle feather – the highest honour for an Indigenous person to receive […]

SFN COVID-19 outbreak declared over

The Grey Bruce Health Unit reported three new COVID-19 cases Thursday, all in Owen Sound, and declared an outbreak at Saugeen First Nation over. The health unit said in a news release it has worked with SFN Chief Lester Anoquot and the SFN band council and is now in a position to declare the outbreak […]

2 new local cases of COVID-19 Monday; SFN lifts state of emergency

With active COVID-19 cases down significantly in the community, Saugeen First Nation has lifted its state of emergency and closed the isolation facility at the James Mason Memorial Culture & Recreation Centre. Chief Lester Anoquot announced in a video message Friday that he was lifting the state of emergency based on the recommendations of Saugeen […]

Nine new cases of COVID-19 reported Monday in Grey-Bruce

Nine new local cases of COVID-19 were reported Monday by the Grey Bruce Health Unit. Four of the cases were from Owen Sound, while two were from Grey Highlands and single cases were reported from Saugeen First Nation, South Bruce Peninsula and Southgate. There are now 107 active known cases of the virus in Grey-Bruce […]

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