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In pictures: Chisasibi prepares for COVID-19 vaccination campaign

January 11, 2021
Summary

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.

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CBHSSJB staff from across the region are working together to ensure that each community is prepared for the start of the vaccination campaign.

See what happened in Chisasibi.

Friday, January 8 - "Those who fail to plan, plan to fail"

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Annie Dumontier, Awash Coordinator meets with clinical staff
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Annie Dumontier, Awash Coordinator meets with clinical staff to plan the logistics

 

 

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Women walking in Youth Centre gym
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Tables and chairs are arranged at the Youth Centre to ensure physical distancing and safety of staff and clients

 

 

Monday, January 11 - Vaccination clinic supplies arrive

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CHB passenger van and MSDC bus parked next to boxes
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Vaccination kits are dropped off at Chisasibi Airport

 

 

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People carrying boxes onto vehicle
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65 kits are carried onto the bus

 

 

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Box of Nitrile Examination Gloves siting on top of other boxes
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Vaccination kits include gloves, masks, visors, hand sanitizer, disinfectant wipes, syringes, needles, and medical smocks

 

 

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4 people transferring boxes from one person to another
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Teamwork in action

 

 

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2 men and woman take boxes off of MSDC bus
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MSDC bus was used to transport boxes from the airport to the Youth Centre

 

 

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Wiichihiituwin driver loads box onto MSDC bus
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Wiichihiituwin driver places the last box onto the bus lift. Next stop, Youth Centre

 

 

Youth Centre set-up

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Man picks up boxes from bus floor
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Boxes are unloaded from bus to Youth Centre

 

 

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Boxes installed inside Youth Centre
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Vaccination kits are now installed inside the Youth Centre. Ready for delivery of the Moderna vaccine on the weekend

 

 

Photo credit: Marcel Grogorick/CBHSSJB

 

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