This is an important reminder for community members and residents to always be prepared in the event of an emergency. As long as the threat of covid-19 exists it’s important to remain vigilant, continue to take the necessary precautions, and maintain your emergency response kits in the event that you or a member of your household tests positive for covid-19.
The Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government recommends that all households prepare an emergency response kit with two weeks worth of supplies. LMG recommends that you consider adding the following to your kits:
- Food (non-perishables)
- Crank or battery-operated flashlight, with extra batteries
- First aid kit
- Special needs items (i.e. medication, infant formula)
- Personal hygiene items
- Important family documents (i.e. copies of birth and marriage certificates, passports, licenses, wills, a certificate of possession, and insurance)
- A copy of your emergency plan
Before shopping for these essential items, please take a moment to read these quick shopping tips to reduce your risk of exposure to the virus.
It is important to wear a face mask where physical distancing (2m/6ft) is not possible, such as grocery stores, convenience stores, or when in public spaces.
To ensure maximum protection of yourself and others, please take a moment to learn how to properly use a non-medical mask. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to put on a non-medical mask or face covering. Click here to learn how to make your own cloth face covering, which includes a few options.
These preventative measures are important to protect the health and safety of not only you and your family, but your fellow community members as well. We are all in this together. Be prepared, and stay safe.
The LMG will continue to provide updates surrounding LMGs Response to COVID-19. Please refer to the LMG website and social media pages for up-to-date information.