As the COVID-19 virus grips the general public, FNHMA is committed to serving health professionals by providing the most up to date information on COVID-19. Visit this page for regular updates. Together we can all get through this incredibly difficult time.


Dr. Horn from the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne has released a video about respitory health. It is important to monitor your health and know how to spot and prevent symptoms of COVID-19.
Click Here link to see the full video


Indigenous Services Canada has developed a Guide and self screening tool for visitors and returning community members. Please find it attached.
We encourage you to share this self-screening tool with your community and to continue to educate community members on the best ways to prevent the introduction of the virus into communities and to protect the health and safety of all.
Click to see the guide in English and in French

Questions from a community perspective with Chief Leroy Denny and Valerie Gideon. Watch the video here:

Statement on the use of Surgical Masks in Communities in Response to COVID-19. Click to read the statement in English and French

Indigenous Services Canada has reaffirmed their financial commitment to indigenous communities amid the COVID-19 Pandemic. FNHMA thanks ISC for their continued and ongoing support and commitment to helping Indigenous Communities across Canada.

Click here to see the full statement.


Valerie Gideon (Senior Assistant Deputy Minister for First Nations and Inuit Health Branch, Indigenous Services Canada) and Dr. Tom Wong (Executive Director and Chief Medical Officer of Public Health, Indigenous Services Canada) provided an update on what Indigenous Services Canada is doing to support Indigenous peoples across Canada with respect to the COVID-19 response.


Click Here to watch the playlist of videos.


This is a report of all known cases in Canada based on province. Keeping up to date on the current Covid-19 cases can help you decide on what actions to take for yourself and your community.


Click here to see a breakdown of current reported Covid-19 Cases in Canada.


The Covid-19 pandemic has affected Canada on almost every level. It is important to be prepared in this difficult time as responses and updates can come with little to no warning. Preparing yourself or your community/organization is of the utmost importance, as the landscape is unclear.


Click here for information on how you can prepare yourself and your community/organization


Canada has announced an economic response plan to help support those whose work status has been affected by the pandemic. The document provides information on what Canada is committing to the workforce, and steps on how to access those supports.


Click here to access information on Canada’s economic response plan


Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) has committed to translating a Public Service Announcement into many different indigenous languages regarding the Covid-19 pandemic. This public service announcement about COVID-19 will be available in various Indigenous languages soon The web page will soon provide the message in languages such as:


·        Michif

·        Blackfoot

·        Western Ojibway

·        Inuktitut: North Baffin

·        etc…


Click here to see the PSA to be translated


Health Canada has released a set of guidelines on what self-monitoring and self-isolation is and when you should self-isolate. Self isolation and social distancing are important activities to “flatten the curve” and prevent the spread of Covid-19.


Click here to view the guidelines for self-isolation.


To help prevent the continued spread of Covid-19, Canada has issued a global travel advisory. There is a growing list countries that are limiting travel. Travel bans and advisories may be imposed without warning, so it is important to keep up to date with current travel advisories and restrictions


Click here to view Travel advice and advisories provided by the Government of Canada


People placed in quarantine or self-isolation may experience a wide range of feelings, including fear, anger, sadness, irritability, guilt or confusion. Visit the link below to see tips about keeping busy and taking care of your own mental well-being during this time.


Click here to see tips on your mental well-being from the Center for Addictions and Mental Health (CAMH)


First Nations Health Authorities:

British Columbia

Dr. Evan Adams, First Nations Health Authority




Dr. Wadieh Yacoub, Indigenous Services Canada




Dr. Ibrahim Khan, Indigenous Services Canada



Northern Inter Tribal Health Authority

Dr. Dubuka



Dr. Michael Routledge, Indigenous Services Canada




Dr. Maurica Maher, Indigenous Services Canda




Richard Budgell, Indigenous Services Canada




Dr. Eilish Cleary, Indigenous Services Canada