IMPORTANT: This notice only applies to full-time residents, and there will be no additional road access requests until the week of June 22.
June 9, 2020
Urgent Community Notice – COVID-19 Lockdown Lifted
Please be advised that upon further review by Chief and Council of the current COVID 19 cases and the overall risk to community members, the Lockdown that began on June 8th has been lifted effective immediately.
What does this mean?
- Washagamis Bay First Nation will return to the restrictions in place prior to the June 8th Lockdown. This means community members and permanent cottagers will be allowed to leave the territory once per day.
- In order to further protect the community, absolutely no Non-Residents will be allowed into the community until further notice unless they are deemed essential workers.
- As well, there will be no additional access granted to the road for seasonal cottagers until at further notice.
All restrictions will be reviewed by Chief and Council the week of June 22nd.
The Chief & Council and the Emergency Preparedness Team will continue to monitor the situation and will may implement additional measures and restrictions if there is an increased risk to community members. Again, community and band members are asked to do their part in preventing the spread of COVID-19.
Chief & Council of Washagamis Bay First Nation