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Message from Tla’amin Executive Council and Health Director

Gentle Reminders for our Community

(April 11, 2021)

Today, the Tla’amin Nation has had no new active cases of Covid 19 since our previous update. Our lab-confirmed cases remain at 5.

The Child Development Resource Centre (Daycare) will be open tomorrow, Monday, April 12th for parent(s) that require childcare to perform essential duties related to employment. The other consideration includes supporting those studying or completing practicums. Pre-school reopens Tuesday, April 13th.

Daycare and pre-school managers will reach out to you to confirm your child’s attendance which, again, is going to be based on your needs on a case-by-case basis. Our facilities have been Covid 19 screened for the safety of our students and educators.

As Tla’amin students return to class, we would like to remind parents that the School District is following the Provincial Public Health Restrictions to keep our children safe in and outside the classroom. We encourage our students to keep up the good work.

Spring Clean-up – ROADSIDE PICK UP ONLY (Do not go to the bins)
April 12-16 in Tla’amin
April 19-23 in Klahanie

A big thank you to everyone cooperating with the curfew order (8:00 pm – 8:00 am) as we all work together to contain the spread of Covid-19.

Executive Council and Health are now temporarily pausing all outdoor gatherings to slow and stop Covid-19 transmission. Outdoor burning is temporarily paused in the community to prevent harming those experiencing respiratory difficulty.

Please continue to self-isolate and monitor for symptoms if you have been instructed to do so. If you, or anyone you know are experiencing Covid symptoms such as fever, cough, fatigue, muscle pain, lack of appetite, loss of sense of taste or smell – you need to be tested!

You can be tested in two locations:
1. Powell River General Hospital. Be sure to call 604.485.3211 ahead of time so that the care team is ready for you.
2. The Westview Clinic. Please call 604-485-3572 between 9:00am-11:00am to book an appointment.

For those in isolation requiring resources, including clinical and/or mental health and wellness needs can call: 604-578-0447. Those requiring harm reduction services and supplies can call 604-223-4430.

Please share this important message with your relatives who are not on social media.