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Travelling back from area of risk: Do I need to isolate?

You’re coming back to Eeyou Istchee from an area of risk

Are you fully vaccinated? (2 doses)

No - 1 dose only or unvaccinated
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You must isolate for 10 days.

You can isolate in your home with appropriate protective measures.

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Get a COVID-19 test 5-7 days after you get back.

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People who live with you may have to isolate as well. Consult the isolation guidelines for details.

People who live with you (including children) have to isolate if they are unvaccinated or partially vaccinated (1 dose). If they are fully vaccinated and have proof of vaccination they are not required to isolate.

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Eeyou Istchee COVID-19 Information

Call 9 am – 5 pm, Monday to Friday. Leave a voicemail on the weekend. Your call will be returned.  

Or: Inbox @creehealth on Facebook. Leave your name & number. 

Please check with your local Public Security Officer (PSO) for specific measures in place in your community.

Are you fully vaccinated (2 doses)?

Yes. 2 doses.
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Get a COVID-19 test 5 days after you get back.

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People who live with you but who didn't travel with you (including children) don't have to isolate, regardless of their vaccination status.

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Wear a medical mask in both indoor and outdoor settings for 7 days. This includes at home, if physical distancing can't be maintained.

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For 7 days, limit social interaction to essential activities and avoid large gatherings.

CBHSSJB employees:

Ask HR (Pre-departure evaluation team) for additional directives.

Wîchihîtuwin patients and escorts who travel by charter: 

Ask your liaison nurse for further instructions.

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CREE NATION GOVERNMENT AREAS OF RISK MAP FOR TRAVELLERS

View the interactive map on cngov.ca

Reminder: Check with your PSO before traveling outside of Eeyou Istchee.

The Cree Nation Government and the Cree Board of Health are closely monitoring our neighbouring areas to assess the risks associated with travel. We are looking for any increase in the number of cases, changes in the regions' ability to manage epidemics, and their ability to conduct contact tracing.

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By working together, we can protect our communities from COVID-19 and its variants.

 

Eeyou Istchee COVID-19 Information

Call 9 am – 5 pm, Monday to Friday. Leave a voicemail on the weekend. Your call will be returned.  

Or: Inbox @creehealth on Facebook. Leave your name & number. 

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