COVID-19 and Back to School with Marion Crowe

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By Perry Bellegarde, National Chief, Assembly of First Nations, Perry Bellegarde, National Chief, and Assembly of First Nations. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

As First Nations children return to the classroom, what are the best ways to protect them from the COVID-19 pandemic. Marion Crowe, CEO of the First Nations Health Managers Association, joins National Chief Bellegarde to discuss best practices for Chiefs, Councils, Health managers, School boards, parents and children for "back to school." She also provides the latest update on the numbers of COVID-19 among First Nations, overall the trend is a good one, but she warns of the coming second wave this fall, "COVID 2 plus the Flu." And she introduces a vital new health tool for First Nations: Info-Point is a help-line First Nations Health Managers can call if they have questions or are searching for reliable, credible resources around COVID-19.

Phone:1-855-446-2719 to speak directly to a team member
Or Email: InfoPoint@fnhma.ca

Marion Crowe is a proud member of Piapot First Nation, Treaty 4 Territory in southern Saskatchewan and is the Chief Executive officer of the First Nations Health Managers Association. She also sits on the board of directors of the Ottawa Hospital.

A special thanks goes out to the Red Dog Singers of Treaty 4 territory in Saskatchewan for providing the theme music for this podcast.

The Ahkameyimok Podcast is produced in Ottawa by David McGuffin of Explore Podcast Productions.


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