Check Points Removed – June 8, 2020


As of 5:00 p.m., Monday, June 8, 2020, Peguis First Nation will be removing the Check Points currently in place due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

What safety measures will change:

  • Check Points: All check points are removed.
  • Curfew: Curfew is no longer in effect.

What safety measures will stay in place:

  • Travel Ban: Still in effect. Any members travelling to restricted areas or high-risk areas must self-isolate for 14 days. Travel to Winnipeg is allowed, except for restricted areas within the city. Restricted Areas: Hospitals, walk in clinics, and malls within Winnipeg, cities of Dauphin and Brandon. High-Risk Areas: Portage la Prairie and cities along Highway #1.
  • 24/7 COVID-19 Hotline: Still open to COVID-19 related calls. 24/7 Peguis COVID-19 Hotline at (204) 645-2869 or (204) 645-4738.¬†If you experience fever, cough, shortness of breath or have symptoms of a respiratory illness (regardless of travel), even if mild, stay home until your symptoms are gone.¬†Members that are experiencing symptoms are asked to stay home and contact the Peguis Health Centre at (204) 645-2169.
  • Burn Ban: Still in Effect as of April 2, 2020, any member found responsible for a fire will be fined.

Peguis Health and the Peguis COVID-19 Pandemic Team remind all members to be safe and practice social distancing to ensure the safety for all of our members.

Note: In the case of an increase of COVID-19 cases within Manitoba, Peguis First Nation will immediately revert back to Phase 1 of COVID-19 safety measures.


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