**Due to COVID-19 Pandemic the Band Office is closed until further notice**

**Band Office is closed to public until further notice**

Whitefish Lake First Nation #459

General Delivery

Atikameg, AB T0G 0C0

Whitefish Lake First Nation #459 

COVID-19 Pandemic Response

Chief Albert Thunder on Community Lockdown

January 1, 2021

Chief Albert Thunder, Community Lockdown

 December 1st, 2020 

Mandatory Restriction Notice

 Actions to protect our community and prevent the spread of novel coronavirus

  1.  Whitefish Lake First Nation #459 Community is required to: isolate for 10 days if they have any core symptoms that are not related to pre-existing illness or health condition. Clear instruction should be given to those that are isolated for testing purposes. ( See list of Core Symptoms).

  2. Quarantine for 14 days if they are a close contact of someone with COVID-19 and/or while outside of the reserve of the Whitefish Lake First Nation 155, 155A.

Security Requirements

It has been requested that security survey areas for #1, and have strict security for #2.

For enforcement: pertains to #2.

Core Symptoms:

If you have any of these core symptoms, you need to isolate for at least 10 days from the start of your symptoms or until they are gone, whichever is longer, or until you test negative for COVID-19. (Results take 2-5 days).

Adults over 18

  • Cough

  • Fever

  • Shortness of breath

  • Runny Nose

  • Sore Throat

Children under 18

  • Cough

  • Fever

  • Shortness of breath

  • Loss of sense of taste or smell

Other symptoms

Adults over 18

Any symptom: Stay home and limit contact with others until symptoms are gone.

Testing is recommended.

  • Stuffy Nose

  • Painful swallowing

  • Chills

  • Headache

  • Muscle or joint aches

  • Feeling unwell or fatigue

  • Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or unexplained loss of appetite

  • Loss of sense of smell or taste

  • Conjunctivitis, also know as pink eye

Children under 18

1 symptom: Stay home for 24 hours, get tested if symptoms don't improve.

2+ symptoms: Get tested and stay home until well or test is negative.

  • ​Sore Throat

  • Runny or stuffy nose

  • Painful swallowing

  • Chills

  • Headache

  • Muscle or joint aches

  • Feeling unwell or fatigue

  • Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or unexplained loss of appetite

  • Conjunctivitis, also known as pink eye

Fax: 780-767-3922

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