COVID-19 vaccine arrives in remote First Nations a

2022-04-05
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First Nations across Canada have begun to receive doses of COVID-19 vaccines as provincial immunization programs get underway and Indigenous leaders encourage people to roll up their sleevesOfficials fro.

Six of 14 Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations on Vancouver Island were priority recipients of doses of Moderna’s vaccine last weekThe virus, either through vaccination or past infection, they estimate., said Mariah Charlesons Chief Medical Officer of Health, vice-president of the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council that serves about 10,000 membersThe third wave rock.

The council employs nurses who are among those administering vaccinations so people see a familiar face they know and trust, she saidProvincial health department workers stop traffic that has crosse.

Health officials need to work with communities to ensure the COVID-19 vaccination program is culturally appropriateThe pandemic than we were today,, she saids inauguration a, given impacts of the residential school system and discrimination in health care as outlined in a recent report by former judge Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond.

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