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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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    Man wearing blue Wiichihiituwin Chisasibi jacket
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    Wiichihiituwin driver waits his turn to carry another box off the vehicle

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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