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Iqaluit Public Health to start mass vaccination clinic on March 10

Iqaluit Public Health to start mass vaccination clinic on March 10

On Friday, March 5 Lorne Kusugak, Nunavut's Health Minister announced to the Legislative Assembly that Covid-19 vaccinations for those in Iqaluit 18 or older will start on March 10."Mr. Speaker, this vaccine is safe. It has been tested. It cannot give you Covid-19. It is the best protection we have in Nunavut to prevent serious illness, hospitalization and death," Kusugak said.
Arviat Covid cases climb by 10

Arviat Covid cases climb by 10

Qualified and experienced Inuit overlooked for GN positions due to racism and nepotism, Towtongie says

Qualified and experienced Inuit overlooked for GN positions due to racism and nepotism, Towtongie says

Akausivik in Ottawa offering vaccinations for Inuit in south

Akausivik in Ottawa offering vaccinations for Inuit in south

The Akausivik Inuit Family Health Team (AIFHT) is hosting ongoing clinics that started Feb. 17 to deliver Covid-19 vaccines to Inuit in Ottawa, one of Canada's southern cities with the largest population of Inuit.About 200 people within the first few days of the clinic were vaccinated.
Covid cases drop in Arviat due to 11 recoveries

Covid cases drop in Arviat due to 11 recoveries

GN has expanded the priority age groups for the vaccine to those 45 and over

GN has expanded the priority age groups for the vaccine to those 45 and over

Four new Covid cases in Arviat; six people make recoveries

Four new Covid cases in Arviat; six people make recoveries

Top doctor blames 12-case jump in Arviat on 'boredom'

Top doctor blames 12-case jump in Arviat on 'boredom'

Getting vaccine into arms; second Moderna clinic a success in Rankin Inlet

Getting vaccine into arms; second Moderna clinic a success in Rankin Inlet

Arviat Covid infections rise by two to 29

Arviat Covid infections rise by two to 29

Twenty-nine residents of Arviat have Covid-19 currently, according to the Government of Nunavut. Pixabay photo