Moderna vaccines were delivered by air charter to all 9 communities of Eeyou Istchee on Saturday. Vaccination campaigns started on Saturday for some communities, and Sunday for others.
Boxes of Moderna Covid-19 vaccines are being checked and loaded on the Air Creebec plane (Flight C-19) at the Air Creebec terminal in Montreal. The vaccines are set to arrive in all 9 Cree communities of Eeyou Istchee today. COVID-19 vaccination campaign is expected to start immediately.
7:28 am Flight C-19 wheels-up. Destination: Val d'Or for refuelling and crew change. Then on to Chibougamau.
This flight is piloted by Willard Petagumskum from Whapmagoostui.
9:52 am Flight C-19 wheels down at Chibougamau Airport
10:08 am Vaccines are on their way by road to Waswanipi, Oujé-Bougoumou, and Mistissini
10:25 am Wheels up. Destination: Nemaska
11:01 am. Flight C-19 wheels down in Nemaska.
11:26. Wheels up to Waskaganish.
1157 am. Flight C-19 wheels down in Waskaganish.
1226 pm. Wheels up for Eastmain.
12:46 pm. Flight C-19 wheels down in Eastmain.
1:02 pm. Wheels up for Wemindji
1:21 pm. Flight C-19 wheels down in Wemindji.
1:39 pm. Wheels up for Chisasibi
1:54 pm. Flight C-19 wheels down in Chisasibi.
2:38 pm. Wheels up for Whapmagoostui.
3:03 pm. Flight C-19 wheels down in Whapmagoostui.
3:42 pm. MISSION ACCOMPLISHED!
Wheels up, back to Montréal via Val-d'Or.