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Modern Mituukan structures protect Red Cross Emergency Response Units at Chisasibi Hospital

February 17, 2022
Summary

Due to increased numbers of COVID-19 cases in Eeyou Istchee, two Emergency Response Units (ERUs) have been installed outside Chisasibi Hospital. These tents will serve as a patient waiting room and triage room. 

Modern Mituukan were built to protect the ERUs from wintery conditions. 

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Time-lapse video shows the building of the Modern Mituukan

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First, the protective shells of the Modern Mituukan structures were built. The ERUs were then installed inside the wooden structures.

 

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    Elder Harry Bearskin & Jason Coonishish
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    Elder Harry Bearskin and Jason Coonishish, Coordinator of Pre-Hospital Emergency Services and Emergency Measuresergency
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    Red Zone, Chisasibi Hospital
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    Red Zone, Chisasibi Hospital
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    Clearing snow from the site of the installation
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    Clearing snow from the site of the installation
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    Emergency Response Unit protected by Modern Mituukan
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    ERU inside the modern Mituukan
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    Emergency Response Unit protected by Modern Mituukan
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    ERU inside Modern Mituukan
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    Emergency Response Unit protected by Modern Mituukan
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    ERU inside Modern Mituukan
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    Interior of Emergency Response Unit installed outside Chisasibi Hospital
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    Inside the ERU Unit. One unit will be used as a triage room. The other will be a waiting room for patients.
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    Elder Harry Bearskin
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    Elder Harry Bearskin advised on how to build the Modern Mituukan

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