COVID-19 vaccines are scheduled to arrive in Eeyou Istchee this coming weekend. On Monday, COVID-19 vaccination clinic supplies were distributed to each community in Eeyou Istchee.
200 vaccines were deployed from Mistissini to Oujé-Bougoumou on Saturday to speed up the vaccination campaign amid an outbreak of COVID-19 in that community.
On Tuesday, January 5 the first COVID-19 vaccines in Eeyou Istchee were administered in Mistissini. 750 people were vaccinated by Friday afternoon, January 8