Message from your Chief Councillor

Letter to Citizens on COVID-19

Announcements

Effective March 18, 2020, the Nation will do it’s part to minimize the spread of colds, the flu, and, most importantly, COVID-19 by switching to remote operations. This means the office will be closed to the public and will operate with no more than 10 people at either the Anacla or Port Alberni Government Offices. We will still be taking your calls and dealing with the day-to-day operations. Thank you for your understanding, and please stay safe and healthy during this difficult time.

Please see the attached official statement from Huu-ay-aht Group of Businesses concerning their operations:
HGB Adapts Operations in Response to COVID-19

Download the COVID-19 APP

Apple users: COVID-19 app

Android users: COVID-19 app

COVID-19 Information

Make sure you stay informed as we deal with the COVID-19 outbreak. Here are a few valuable resources:

COVID-19 Information
Coping with Stress
Know the Difference
Consult with a Doctor online
Tourism Industry Association of BC Information
Support for Individuals and Families

Updates from the First Nations Health Authority

COVID-19 Information
COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions
Protecting Yourself from COVID-19
FNHA Advises Communities to Prepare for Possible Spread of Coronavirus
Staying Connected
Advisory for Schools and Child Care Facilities
Fun and Interactive Activities


Updates in the media

Beware of scams related to COVID-19 aid

March 21 – What’s in the news summary of COVID-19

March 22 – Trudeau announces House of Commons will reconvene on Tuesday to pass COVID-19 legislation

March 23 – Joint statement on Province of B.C.’s COVID-19 response, latest updates

Global News: March 23 – Trudeau warns Canadians flouting coronavirus social distancing

CTV News – Trudeau – No Canadian State of Emergency yet

March 24 – what you need to know about COVID-19 in BC

March 25 – B.C. health officials give an update on COVID-19 response in the province

March 26 – COVID-19 update

Posts from the Nation

Please see the following announcements from Huu-ay-aht First Nations concerning the COVID-19 outbreak and precautions being taken by the Nation.

There is now an app available to download on your hand-held devices to keep you informed about COVID-19.

Apple users: https://apps.apple.com/ca/
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android users: https://play.google.com/
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