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2nd doses of Moderna vaccine arrive in Eeyou Istchee

April 5, 2021
Summary

2nd doses of the Moderna vaccine were successfully delivered to communities in Eeyou Istchee today. The 2nd dose campaign starts Tuesday, April 6.

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    View of the land from the plane
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    View of the land from the plane as it flies from Montreal to Chibougamau
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    Chibougamau. Vaccines transferred from the cargo plane to vehicles that took them to Oujé-Bougoumou, Mistissini and Waswanipi.
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    Chibougamau... where vaccines were transferred from the cargo plane to vehicles that took them to Oujé-Bougoumou, Mistissini and Waswanipi.
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    Waskaganish. Kevin Cox and Isabelle Fauchon
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    Waskaganish. Kevin Cox and Isabelle Fauchon were waiting to pick up their box of vaccines. “We’re happy to get the 2nd doses now before everyone starts leaving for Goose Break,” Fauchon said.
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    Nemaska. Linda Orr and Head Nurse Nick
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    Nemaska, where Linda Orr and Head Nurse Nick picked up the community’s vaccines at the airport.
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    Eastmain CMC staff Valérie Potvin and Elisabeth Bélanger-Roy
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    Eastmain, where CMC staff Valérie Potvin and Elisabeth Bélanger-Roy met the cargo plane to get their supply of second vaccine doses. “We had a really good 1st dose campaign,” Potvin said.
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    Wemindji Head Nurse Michael Moutquin gives thumbs up
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    Wemindji. Head Nurse Michael Moutquin said he was wearing the same mask as when he picked up the 1st dose shipment in January. It’s for good luck.
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    Chisasibi. Billy Bearskin, Sophie Rivest, Annie Dumontier and Frida Blackwell picked up their box of vaccines.
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    Chisasibi. Billy Bearskin, Sophie Rivest, Annie Dumontier and Frida Blackwell picked up their box of vaccines.

Getting vaccinated protects your family and community. Come get your second dose before Goose Break. Let’s get this done together!

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