Off-Reserve Membership Access


As of May 22, 2020, at 12:00 p.m., Peguis First Nation off-reserve members WILL HAVE ACCESS into Peguis First Nation ONLY at the Highway #224 Check Point. Community access is strictly for Peguis First Nation Reserve 1B area.

Off-reserve members entering the community will be under strict guidelines during visits. Curfew at Check Points is in effect from 10:00 p.m. – 6:00 a.m., daily.

For off-reserve member access:

  1. First, request access by calling the Peguis COVID-19 Hotline at (204) 645-2869 or (204) 645-4738.
  2. You must declare the residence you are visiting and how long you will be staying in the community. Members are restricted to visiting/staying in one residence and not travelling around community.
  3. You will be screened when entering/exiting Check Points.
  4. No visiting with other families or households in the community is allowed.
  5. No stopping or shopping at stores including, fuel and groceries.
  6. Temperature checks will be done for 4 days for off-reserve members visiting the community for an extended visit.
  7. No fishing for all off-reserve members in Lake St.George, Lake St.Andrews or Fisher River areas.
  8. Any member not following guidelines will be escorted out of community and possibly have access privileges revoked.
  9. Anyone found experiencing symptoms will be asked to take a  COVID-19 test (24-48-hour) in Selkirk, MB, and provide proof of a negative result, prior to being approved for access. 
  10. In the case of a positive COVID-19 case in community or an increase of cases in Manitoba, off-reserve membership access will be revoked as a safety measure.

For off-reserve members residing outside Manitoba, each individual will be required to take a COVID-19 test (24-48-hour) in Selkirk, MB, and provide proof of a negative result, prior to being approved for access.

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.


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