Stories of the Cree Nation working together to fight COVID-19, told in pictures and videos
Wemindji’s COVID-19 vaccination campaign kicked off with a firetruck and superheroes on hand at the Community Hall on November 24.
The Moderna vaccine reached Chisasibi on Saturday, January 16. The vaccination campaign started Saturday afternoon, with elders being the first to receive the vaccine
Moderna vaccines were delivered by air charter to all 9 communities of Eeyou Istchee on Saturday. Vaccination campaigns started on Saturday for some communities, and Sunday for others.
COVID-19 vaccines are scheduled to arrive in Eeyou Istchee this coming weekend. On Monday, COVID-19 vaccination clinic supplies were distributed to each community in Eeyou Istchee.
On Saturday January 9, 200 vaccines were deployed from Mistissini to Oujé-Bougoumou on Saturday to speed up the vaccination campaign amid an outbreak of COVID-19 in that community.
On Tuesday, January 5 the first COVID-19 vaccines in Eeyou Istchee were administered in Mistissini. 750 people were vaccinated by Friday afternoon, January 8