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In pictures: First COVID-19 vaccinations in Eeyou Istchee

January 7, 2021
Summary

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

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Arrival

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Richard Shecapio, AED Miyupimaatisiuun and Jason Coonishish, Coordinator of Prehospital Services and Emergency Measures, Nathalie Beaulieu, Head of Northern Operations Centre
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Richard Shecapio, AED Miyupimaatisiuun and Jason Coonishish, Coordinator of Prehospital Services and Emergency Measures, take delivery of Moderna vaccines at Chibougamau Airport from Nathalie Beaulieu, Head of Northern Operations Centre

 

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Richard Shecapio, AED Miyupimaatisiuun and Jason Coonishish, Coordinator of Prehospital Services and Emergency Measures
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Richard Shecapio and Jason Coonishish load a truck with the Moderna vaccine

 

Distribution

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Jason Coonishish
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Jason Coonishish carries the first shipment of Moderna into Mistissini clinic.

 

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Richard Shecapio and Jason Coonishish deliver vaccines to Martin Nyles, Head of Current Services, Mistissini CMC.
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Richard Shecapio and Jason Coonishish deliver vaccines to Martin Nyles, Head of Current Services, Mistissini CMC.

 

Delivery

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Mistissini Chief Thomas Neeposh and Inland Proximity Director Virginia Wabano
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Mistissini Chief Thomas Neeposh and Inland Proximity Director Virginia Wabano were among the first to receive COVID-19 vaccination at Mistissini Elders' Home.

 

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EEPF Officer Lorie Giroux
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EEPF Officer Lorie Giroux receives the Moderna vaccine

 

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CHB staff showing number of people vaccinated against COVID-19
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By Friday afternoon, January 8, 750 people had been vaccinated

 

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