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First Nations Health Authority has updated their guide “A Guide to COVID-19: Caring for yourself and your loved ones." 

Join the t-shirt decorating challenge

In honour of Orange Shirt Day, First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) and Indigenous Health, NH have partnered to host a t-shirt decorating challenge!

The Government of Canada has released updated information related to COVID-19 for Indigenous Peoples and communities.

A memorial totem polehonouring murdered and missing Indigenous womenwas raised outside Terrace, B.C., along the infamous Highway of Tears.

The raising will mark the end of a long journey for Gladys Radek, who for nearly a decade held an annual 350-kilometre walk along the highway to bring attention to those who have been lost.

On August 25, the Federal Government announced new funding available to Indigenous communities to deal with mental health issues stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic.

The $82.5 million will be divided between First Nations, Inuit, and Métis regional organizations, which will determine how the money is used.

In this issue we review some of the places you can go for trusted sources of COVID-19 information. In addition, you will also find information on the FNHA-NH First Nations Working Group.

We also share news about FNHA's new mobile app and a review of all the exciting virtual events that took place on National Indigenous Peoples Day.

"It’s not just about looking inward, it’s about sharing information and helping others..."

The COVID-19 Online Clinic and Information Line for Northern BC residents is seeing an increase in call volumes, which may result in longer wait times. The line is quite busy during its opening hours, between 10 am and 1 pm.