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Notification for Vaccination Clinic in Thunder Bay

 The Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority (SLFNHA) has been notified that there is a Mindimooyenh Vaccination Clinic in Thunder Bay. The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) in partnership with Dilico Anishinnabek Family Care and the Thunder Bay District Health Unit, is initiating an urban Indigenous COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Thunder Bay. The Mindimooyenh Vaccination Clinic will be a weekly COVID-19 vaccination clinic open to the Thunder Bay urban Indigenous population and their families (over 16 years old).

To be eligible for this Vaccination Clinic you must: be Indigenous, live in Thunder Bay, and be over 16 years old. A registration line will be open on: Wednesday March 10, 2021 at 10:00 am.

Registration Line: Call: 807-697-1753

Registration open: Monday to Friday between 10:00AM – 2:00 PM

Please be advised: Proof of Indigenous ancestry is required. The vaccination clinic will be ongoing, based on the availability of supplies and resources. Appointments will be filled in the order received. There will be no call backs. Please visit the ONWA website at https://www.onwa.ca/covid-19-resources.

We continue to emphasize the importance of deciding to get the COVID-19 vaccine for all who are eligible. The vaccine will: protect you, protect your loved ones, slow the spread of the virus, and help end the pandemic.

We continue to encourage adhering to public health measures. This includes: physical distancing, handwashing, wearing masks/face covering in public where physical distancing cannot be maintained, staying in our social bubbles, and avoiding unnecessary travel. We now emphasize the importance of avoiding the 3 Cs: close contact, crowds and closed spaces.

If you have any community member with symptoms that could be caused by COVID-19, please contact your nursing station to be assessed as a matter of urgency.

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