Statement from Chief Mervin Cheechoo
May 22, 2021
I have been informed by the Porcupine Health Unit and Weeneebayko Area Health Authority that there are two (2) confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Moose Factory Island as of today. The number of confirmed cases in Moosonee has increased to thirty-six (36).
If you have not been contacted by nurses from the Moose Factory Health Centre it means that it is unlikely that you have been in close contact with the individuals with the confirmed cases.
Please do your part in preventing a spread of COVID-19 in Moose Factory by following these safety recommendations:
We will continue to monitor this situation in the coming days. I urge everyone to remain calm and to strictly follow the above recommendations and the Pandemic Bylaw. To receive a copy of the bylaw please email Sara Wesley at .
Should you begin to have COVID-19 symptoms, no matter how mild, please call the Moose Factory Health Centre at 705-658-4220.
More information will be provided in the coming days. Please continue to take care of yourselves and take care of each other.