UPDATE: The water pressure issue has been located by Public Works as a crack in the well system and is currently being addressed. Water works will be shut down at 2:00pm today, August 21,2021 to be maintained. In the meantime we strongly advise everyone in our community to stock up on water from now until 2:00pm when water will be shut off. Fill containers and any receptacle (bathtub, bucket…) before 2:00pm. We will keep you updated as we proceed to resolve this issue.
An important notice that Listuguj is currently experiencing a drop in water pressure. This was identified last night by the Public Works Department .
Public Works have been addressing the issue since midnight last night August 21st, 2021. They have been working to identify the problem and they will continue to do so today.
Public works, Pubic Security and Administration will continue to collaborate on the situation and keep you updated as progress develops.
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.
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.
August 11, 2021 – In light of the recent increase in COVID-19 cases in our community, the Listuguj Powwow Committee has announced that they will be postponing the Healing Gathering scheduled for this weekend. The new date for the Healing Gathering will be Thursday, September 30th, 2021. The Sacred Fire at the Powwow grounds will […]
August 11, 2021 – The Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government is announcing (1) new confirmed case of COVID-19 in the community. The total number of active cases in the community is three.
The LMG and QC Public Health are working collaboratively to monitor the on-going situation closely and to provide on-going support to those affected.
COVID Vaccines and Testing Requirements
If you had your first COVID-19 vaccination ONLY and have been in contact with someone who has tested positive with COVID-19, you need to be tested.
- In-community testing is available by appointment only. To book an appointment with the Listuguj COVID-19 Testing Site, located at 21 Riverside West (across from Metallic’s Grocery), please contact the Listuguj Community Health Services, Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:00pm, at (418) 788-2155.
- Alternatively, you can book an appointment with the CLSC in Point-a-la-Croix and other Quebec testing sites by calling 1-877-644-4545 or by visiting their website (link).
Listuguj COVID-19 Mobile Vaccination Clinic
The Listuguj Community Health Services in partnership with QC Public Health (CISSS) are holding a mobile vaccination clinic on Friday, August 13 and Saturday, August 14. No appointment necessary (details below).
Friday, August 13th, 2021, from 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Saturday, August 14th, 2021, from 9:00am – 5:00pm
Across from the Education Complex
Anyone who wants the vaccines age 18+
Our goal is to reach 75% vaccination rate for Listuguj. This will help ensure the health and well-being of our community during this on-going pandemic.
This is a reminder to all community members and residents of the importance of following the recommended Public Health advice:
- Monitor for symptoms;
- Stay home when sick;
- Wash hands frequently;
- Practice proper cough etiquette; and
- Wear mask when out in public.
On behalf of the Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government, we wish our community members a swift and full recovery.
Confirmed Case of COVID-19 in Listuguj
August 9, 2021 – On the evening of August 7, 2021, Quebec Public Health notified the Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government that a community member tested positive for COVID-19. Quebec Public Health is currently conducting contact tracing to identify people who have been in close contact with the individual who tested positive.
Be advised, if you had your first vaccine ONLY, and have been in contact with someone who has tested positive with COVID-19, you need to be tested.
Again, contact tracing is currently underway. For those who have been in close contact with the individual QC Public Health will contact you directly, and you will be asked to self-isolate and monitor for symptoms to limit any potential spread. The individual who tested positive is self-isolating, and their health will be monitored by public health. The Listuguj Community Health Services will provide support to families directly affected.
We want to remind our community members and residents that what we need now more than ever is to practice mindfulness and compassion. The virus is a disease that does not discriminate.
On behalf of the Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government, we wish this community member a swift and full recovery.
The Listuguj Community Health Services has arranged with the Quebec CISSS to operate a Mobile COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic in our community. This comes just in time as new ‘positive cases’ are being reported in multiple communities throughout our Region.
To date, here in Listuguj, our vaccination rate stands at 60% for the first dose, and 46% for the 2nd dose. With the new aggressive ‘Delta variant’ spreading across Canada, it’s more important than ever that we all get vaccinated, especially our SECOND DOSE.
Here’s what you need to know:
What: Your first or second dose.
Both Moderna and the Pfizer Vaccine will be available (your choice).
When: Friday, August 13th, 2021 from 1:00pm – 6:00pm
Saturday, August 14th, 2021 from 10:00am – 5:oopm
NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY
Where: Education Complex parking lot
Who: Anyone who wants the vaccine age 12+
Our goal is to reach 75% vaccination rate for Listuguj. This will help ensure the health and well-being of our community during this on-going Pandemic.
Chief and Council Re-commit to Engage Community Members on the Listuguj Customary Election Code
On June 30, 2021, Chief and Council passed Order-In-Council 2650 Re-commitment LMG Election Code. Through OIC 2650, Council established a committee to re-engage community members on the Listuguj Customary Election Code, and pick up the conversation from where we left off.
In the coming weeks, the Election Code Committee will host in-person and online community engagement sessions, and are available to answer questions, provide information, and gather your feedback on the Listuguj Customary Election Code.
A schedule of upcoming events will be announced at a later date. For more information on the Listuguj Customary Election Code and the re-engagement process, please contact the Election Code Committee at email@example.com. This email is monitored during our regular office hours, Monday 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, and Friday 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM.
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