Red Lake Nation News - Babaamaajimowinan (Telling of news in different places)

As vaccines arrive, COVID-19 precautions remain in place

Vaccine will not bring a quick end to the coronavirus pandemic

 

December 23, 2020



Band members are being asked to remain vigilant in their personal fight against COVID-19, even as the hope of a vaccine gives a glimmer of light at the end of the tunnel.

The first doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine began arriving on the reservation December 15. The Mille Lacs Band Health and Human Services department, including Public Health and clinical staff, were able to administer 165 doses by Monday, December 21, when this issue of Ojibwe Inaajimowin went to press.

Vaccines will go first to our Elders in assisted living units and then to Elders with the most compromised immune systems, followed by front-line health care staff. Watch Facebook and millelacsband.com for updates.

https://www.millelacsband.com/news/as-vaccines-arrive-covid-19-precautions-remain-in-place

 

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