Covid-19 Case UPDATE: Two more Positive Cases Reported

September 12th, 2021. Public Health has reported an additional two cases for a total of 26 cases in our community.

Those who have been in contact with the positive cases are undergoing contact tracing.

Should anyone wish to have a rapid test for COVID-19 can contact The Listuguj Community Health Services Directorate at 418-788-2155, Monday to Friday 8:30am-4:00pm.

It is important to continue to maintain physical distancing, wear a face mask, wash your hands frequently, and practice respiratory etiquette.

We will continue to monitor the situation and keep our community updated as it develops.

Wela’lieg

 

Covid-19 Update 9 New Cases

An important update that the Listuguj Community Health Services reports that as of Saturday morning, there have been 9 new  additional cases. This brings the total cases within the community to 24.These individuals are currently isolating and have access to services and treatment.. Contact tracing is being conducted by Quebec Public Health.

We would like to remind everyone to please continue practicing our health and safety protocols, including:

social distancing, proper hygiene, and mask wearing. If you have any covid related symptoms please seek medical care.

Listuguj will remain at Level 2 – Yellow

What this means for everyone:

  • All LMG Directors and Private Business owners are required to review their specific COVID-19 plans with their staff.
  • LMG employees will meet with community members / public “by appointment only’”.
  • Everyone entering an LMG Building must wear a mask while circulating around the building and in common areas.
  • Community Gatherings are considered higher-risk activities, and are prohibited until further notice.

FOLLOW PUBLIC HEALTH GUIDELINES

  • Physical distancing
  • Face covering
  • Hand washing
  • Respiratory etiquette
  • Alternative greeting practice

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Listuguj moves up to Alert Level 2 – Yellow

September 10, 2021 – Quebec Public Health has confirmed that the number of positive COVID-19 cases in the community of Listuguj has jumped to 15 overnight.  This number is expected to climb as more community members undergo COVID-19 testing both at the CLSC and the in-community Testing Site.

Unfortunately, this is the highest number of confirmed cases since the ‘outbreak’ during Christmas, 2020.  Sadly, many of these new cases are our children, under the age of 12 who are not eligible to receive the vaccination.

Quebec Public Health continues with it’s ‘contact tracing’ efforts to determine the streams of this recent outbreak in our community.  It is important for community members contacted by QC Public Health to follow their instructions.

The Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government Unified Command is moving the community of Listuguj up to COVID-19 Alert Level 2: Early Warning.  This protective measure is required when COVID-19 transmission starts to increase. Basis measures will be strengthened, and further action taken to promote and encourage compliance.

What this means for everyone:

  • All LMG Directors and Private Business owners are required to review their specific COVID-19 plans with their staff.
  • LMG employees will meet with community members / public “by appointment only’”.
  • Everyone entering an LMG Building must wear a mask while circulating around the building and in common areas.
  • Community Gatherings are considered higher-risk activities, and are prohibited until further notice.

FOLLOW PUBLIC HEALTH GUIDELINES

  • Physical distancing
  • Face covering
  • Hand washing
  • Respiratory etiquette
  • Alternative greeting practices

We don’t wear a mask to protect ourselves … we wear a mask to protect our family, our friends and our community. 

COVID-19 Health Protocol Reminder

This is an important reminder to help prevent and reduce the spread of COVID-19 within our community. Please continue to practice standard COVID-19 health protocols.

That is: wear a mask, maintain good hand hygiene by washing regularly and use hand sanitizer, when necessary, practice social distancing, be mindful of respiratory etiquette (coughing, sneezing…) and to find alternative greeting methods.

The Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government wishes everyone to keep vigilant and to stay healthy, happy and safe.

Wela’lin

COVID-19 Update: Four New Cases

September 8th, 2021. The Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government has been informed that there are four new positive Covid-19 cases discovered within our community. Those who have been in contact with the positive cases are undergoing contact tracing.

Should anyone wish to have a rapid test for COVID-19 can contact The Listuguj Community Health Services Directorate at 418-788-2155, Monday to Friday 8:30am-4:00pm.

It is important to continue to maintain physical distancing, wear a face mask, wash your hands frequently, and practice respiratory etiquette.

We will continue to monitor the situation and keep our community updated as it develops.

Wela’lieg

Listuguj Community Health Services Discontinue Prescription Drop-off Services

The Listuguj Community Health Services (LCHS) would like to inform our community that they will no longer be providing a prescription drop-off services as of September 7, 2021.

The drop off service has been essential during our lockdown phase and travel has been accessible now since New Brunswick and Quebec border restrictions have been in the Green phase (as of July 30, 2021).

For more information please contact The Listuguj Community Health Services Directorate at 418-788-2155.

Wela’lin

 

COVID-19 Case UPDATE

August 27,2021. UPDATE:

Public Health will be contacting members of our community for COVID-19 tracing for those who have been in contact with the individual who has a positive case. Those in close contact can be tested in the next two days at the CLSC in Point-a-La-Croix screening facility which will be open Saturday August 28th, 2021 and Sunday August 29th, 2021 from  9:00 AM-5:ooPM for each day. The CLSC is located at 48 Bd Interprovincial, No appointment necessary.

If you believe you have been in contact with the COVID-19 case recently, please call the Public Health number is 1-877-644-4545.

It is important to continue to maintain physical distancing, wear a face mask, wash your hands frequently, practice respiratory etiquette, and find an alternative greeting.

We will continue to monitor the situation and keep our community updated as it develops.

Wela’lieg

 

COVID-19 (Delta Variant) Active in MRC Avignon

August 16, 2021 – Quebec Public Health has confirmed with the Listuguj Community Health Services that the COVID-19 Delta Variant is present in MRC Avignon, which includes the Listuguj First Nation community.

We wish to remind our community residents to continue to follow the general safety precautions for the Quebec Alert Level 1 (Green) for COVID-19.  It is important to continue to maintain physical distancing, wear a face mask, wash your hands frequently, practice respiratory etiquette and find an alternative greeting.

After weeks of planning, a COVID-19 Mobile Vaccination Clinic was held in Listuguj on August 13 & 14, 2021.  This Clinic was made possible through the partnership between the LCHS and the CISSS/CLSC.  A total of 161 community residents received either their first or second dose of the Moderna or Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine.

The LCHS/CISSS will coordinate another Mobile Vaccination Clinic in Listuguj in early October.  Later, the LCHS will announce both the time and location for this clinic.

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Bike Rodeo Postponed

August 11, 2021 – In light of the recent increase in COVID-19 cases in our community, the Listuguj Community Health Center has announced that they will be postponing the Bike Rodeo scheduled for Wednesday, August 18th, 2021 . The new date for the Bike Rodeo will be Saturday, September 18th, 2021.

Listuguj COVID-19 Testing Site

August 11, 2021 – The Listuguj Community Health Services (LCHS) in partnership with QC Public Health (CISSS) have established a COVID-19 Testing Site in Listuguj. The Testing Site, centrally located at 21 Riverside West (across from Metallic’s Grocery), is a drive thru testing site available to Listuguj Residents, by appointment only.

Appointments for in-community testing can be made, Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 4:00pm, by calling the Health Center at 418-788-2155.

 

What To Expect

Clients will be asked to always remain in their vehicle and park in the designated COVID-19 Testing Spot. Immediately following testing, clients will be instructed to return to their residence to await their results.

Positive test results will be sent to QC Public Health for re-testing and confirmation. Individuals with positive COVID-19 test results will be contacted directly by QC Public Health for notification, symptom monitoring and contact tracing.

Individuals who need testing outside of regular business hours can call 1-877-644-4545 to schedule an appointment through the CLSC COVID-19 Testing Site.

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