Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Kitasoo Nation the latest Northern Coastal First Nation to receive COVID-19 vaccine

Residents of the Kitasoo/Xai'xais First Nation in the Klemtu area will be among those in remote communities to receive some of the first of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccines to be delivered around the North Coast and Northwest.

In an update for community members on Monday, the First Nation's Emergency Operations Committee outlined the path ahead for the roll out of the vaccine, which will include a Town Hall style meeting to allow community members to ask questions and voice their concerns related to the vaccine plan for the members.

The Kitasoo also provide a link to more information from the First Nations Health Authority on what residents need to know aoub the COVID-19 vaccine, you can access those notes here.

The Kitasoo/Xai'xais make for the third First Nation in the Northern Coastal or Northwest region to be included in this initial roll out of vaccine, they going the Gitxaala and the Tahltan Nations in making plans for vaccinations this month.

You can follow the list to date of regional groups accessing COVID-19 vaccines here.

Further notes on the BC response to COVID-19 can be reviewed here.

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