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May 5, 2021

Updates to By-Law #1609

The barge landing (McLeod’s Hill) and the public docks at the hospital shall be the only entrance points to Moose Factory Island until further notice. All non-residents must continue to stop at the screening checkpoint.
May 5, 2021

Three Active Cases of COVID-19 in Moose Factory

There are three active cases of COVID-19 in Moose Factory Island and one in Moosonee.
May 4, 2021

Two Active Cases of COVID-19 in Moose Factory

There is one new additional confirmed case of COVID-19 in Moose Factory Island and one in Moosonee for a total of three active cases in both communities with two in Moose Factory Island and one in Moosonee.
May 3, 2021

One Confirmed Case of COVID-19 in Moose Factory

The Porcupine Health Unit and Weeneebayko Area Health Authority confirm that there is one new case of COVID-19 in Moose Factory Island.
March 30, 2021

Updates to By-Law #1609

The barge landing (McLeod’s Hill) and the helipads at the lagoon and MoCreebec shall be the only entrance points to Moose Factory Island until further notice.
March 19, 2021

COVID-19 Funding (Basic Needs)

Indigenous Services Canada is assisting individuals and families on-reserve by providing temporary COVID-19 funding (Basic Needs) of $300 per month per Income Assistance client retroactively for three months (December 2020 – February 2021).
March 9, 2021

Moose Factory Lockdown Lifted

With the decrease of COVID-19 cases within the Town of Moosonee and the community of Moose Factory Island, the lockdown of Moose Factory Island shall be lifted at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, March 9, 2021.
February 26, 2021

Updates to By-Law #1609

Until further notice, all schools must close, all spiritual services are not permitted, and sports and recreation programming is not permitted. Day cares will remain open.
February 25, 2021

Three Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 in Moose Factory

Statement from Chief Mervin Cheechoo. I have been informed by the Porcupine Health Unit and Weeneebayko Area Health Authority that there are three new confirmed case of COVID-19 in Moose Factory Island and one new confirmed case in Moosonee.
February 23, 2021

Lockdown Video Update from Chief Cheechoo

Chief Cheechoo provides more information regarding the lockdown and answers some of the questions you may have.