FHQTC COVID-19 UPDATES

The File Hills Qu’Appelle Tribal Council recognizes the current environment of COVID-19 pandemic that is now within the Saskatchewan borders is concerning for many.

We must remember, the immediate actions by many to unite in our efforts to mitigate the health impact to ourselves, our families, our work environments and member First Nations, will make a difference. We encourage every individual to do their part to learn how they can mitigate the spread of the virus. There are many reliable resources out there to maintain current up to date information—one is the Government of Saskatchewan’s site www.saskatchewan.ca/coronavirus

If you are experiencing symptoms, please use the Government of Saskatchewan's Self-Assessment Tool and call 811 for further direction.

FHQTC ANNOUNCEMENTS

We take the health and safety of our people very seriously and have implemented extra precautionary measures to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused and thank you for your continued patience and understanding.

File Hills Qu'Appelle Tribal Council
All Nations Healing Hospital
Regina Treaty/Status Indian Services
Helpful Information & Links
Mental Wellness Tips
File Hills Qu'Appelle Tribal Council

FHQTC POSTPONES ALL PUBLIC EVENTS AS PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC

 

OFFICIAL STATEMENT

 

In the wake of the COVID-19 global pandemic and in the interest of taking responsible, pro-active measures to ensure the health and safety of our communities, youth, Elder’s, and most vulnerable peoples, the File Hills Qu’Appelle Tribal Council made the decision to postpone all events until further notice.

 

The Tribal Council offers programs and services through its location in Fort Qu’Appelle, as well as within the City of Regina, to citizens (Indigenous and non-Indigenous) within Southern Saskatchewan. We are working together to ensure all citizens we serve are informed and have access to essential services during this time.

 

FHQTC CLOSING ALL OFFICES TO THE PUBLIC AS PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC. ESSENTIAL SERVICES TO REMAIN OPERATIONAL

 

OFFICIAL STATEMENT

 

(Treaty 4 Territory) By order of FHQ Tribal Council Leadership, the File Hills Qu’Appelle Tribal Council will close all offices to the public as precautionary measures to the COVID-19 pandemic at 12 noon until further notice. However, essential services will remain operational.

 

Our public offices include:

  • FHQTC Head Office – Treaty 4 Governance Centre, 740 Sioux Ave. Fort Qu’Appelle, SK.
  • FHQTC Urban Office and FHQ Developments – 490 Hoffer Drive. Regina, SK.

 

If you would like to contact one of our departments, programs, and/or services, or for more information, please call (306) 332-8200.

 

Essential health services such as the All Nations Healing Hospital, and the Pasikow Maskwa Healing Centre will remain open. Dialysis will only be open for Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Please contact the Pasikow Maskwa Healing Centre for up-to-date dialysis information at (306) 332-8400

 

For all facility bookings, programs, and services delivered and offered through Regina Treaty/Status Indian Services (RT/SIS)/The Gathering Place, please contact (306) 522-7494 for more information.

 

We take the health and safety of our people very seriously and have implemented extra precautionary measures to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused and thank you for your continued patience and understanding.

All Nations Healing Hospital

ALL NATIONS HEALING HOSPITAL SERVICES TO REMAIN OPERATIONAL

 

OFFICIAL STATEMENT PDF

 

(Treaty 4 Territory) All Nations Healing Hospital services to remain operational, however, leadership of the All Nations Healing Hospital (ANHH) will be postponing non-essential gatherings currently hosted by ANHH.  We will be implementing portions of our Pandemic Plan including implementation of the SHA Travel Order for physicians, employees, volunteers and students. ANHH services will remain operational.

 

ANHH services included in the mandatory operational procedures, with enhanced precautions include:

  • Acute Care
  • Emergency Services
  • Home Care Services
  • FHQ Health Services, including, but not limited to;
    • Environmental Services
    • Cultural Services
    • Water Quality Testing

 

The Pasikow Maskwa Healing Centre will remain open. Dialysis will only be open for Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Please contact the Pasikow Maskwa Healing Centre for up-to-date dialysis information at (306) 332-8400

 

For more information, please contact All Nations Healing Hospital at – (306) 332-5611

Regina Treaty/Status Indian Services

Regina Treaty/Status Indian Services Inc.

Public Notice- March 17, 2020

 

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In response to the global CoVid-19 pandemic, we at the Regina Treaty Status Indian Services, Inc. are altering the ways we provide service to our clients and community. Our commitment is to ensure at the very least, the essential services we provide to the community, are delivered in the safest and most effective manner to our clients, our community and our staff.

 

For the week of March 16-20, 2020:

  • Public usage of our facility is limited to students who attend the Treaty Four

    Education Centre and clients who have appointments with specific staff

    members.

  • New clients will need to phone first and book an appointment and do an over-

    the-phone intake session.

  • There will be no walk-in services available.

  • All of our evening, after hours and group programs are suspended until further

    notice.

  • We will be contacting all our existing clients by phone to discuss your needs and

    our ability to provide services at this time.

  • We will be providing information to all our clients about emergency services

    available and emergency phone numbers.

  • Our general phone number is 306-522-7494. You can phone this number at any

    time, leave a message and we will return your call. If you have specific concerns about your situation and are an existing client, please call your staff member contact as soon as possible.

  • Until further notice, RTSIS staff will be available to work with you by phone.

  • Specific services such as Good Food Box will be communicated directly with

    clients.

We will be providing regular updates on our FaceBook page.

 

As we all know, the situation regarding COVID-19 in the city of Regina is constantly changing. Our staff meet every morning for a communications and assessment meeting. We will inform the community if there are any alterations to our essential services plan.

 

We encourage all of our clients to feel free to call their RT/SIS contact with any concerns or issues that need to be addressed. Good and effective communication is essential for all of our well being.

 

Please stay safe, stay well and take care of yourself and your families.

Helpful Information & Links

PRECAUTIONARY STEPS YOU CAN DO WITHIN YOUR DAILY ROUTINE AND/OR HOME

 

*Please take the time to take these preventative measures (via Health Canada):

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 30 seconds, especially after using the washroom and when preparing food.
    • use alcohol-based hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available when coughing or sneezing:
  • Cough or sneeze into a tissue or the bend of your arm, not your hand.
    • dispose of any tissues you have used as soon as possible in a lined waste basket and wash your hands afterwards
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands
  • Clean the following high-touch surfaces frequently with regular household cleaners or diluted bleach (1 part bleach to 9 parts water):
    • Toys, phones, electronics, door handles, television remotes, coffee/bedside tables, etc.

 

Helpful links:

Government of Saskatchewan: COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool

Government of Canada: COVID-19 Prevention and Risks

Government of Canada: Vulnerable Populations and COVID-19

Government of Canada: How to isolate at home when you have COVID-19

Government of Canada: Reduce the spread of COVID-19 – Wash your hands

Government of Canada: Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) INFORMATION

Government of Saskatchewan: Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) INFORMATION

Government of Saskatchewan: School Closures Announcement and Information

Mental Wellness Tips

Mental wellness during a pandemic slow down and pause can bring about mental wellness challenges.

 

If you wish to speak to a councillor in the White Raven Healing Centre, please call (306) 332-2608 or toll free 1-866-748-8922. Alternatively, you can call 811 for further directions on who you can speak too for support.

 

Below is a list of downloadable pdf documents for your information: