PEGUIS REMAINS IN CODE RED

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Beginning 6:00 a.m. Friday, February 19, 2021 Peguis First Nation will remain in Code Red and will remain in effect until March 12, 2021 6:00 a.m.
Peguis First Nation remains under a State of Emergency and Code Red restrictions are in effect. Code Red restrictions are:
  • Provincial restrictions are in effect, please be aware of Manitoba’s State of Emergency and Public Health Orders.
  • Remember our fundamentals: Wear a face mask and practice social distancing when in public settings; Frequently wash hands for 20 seconds; and Self-Isolate and notify Peguis Public Health when symptomatic.
  • Check Points located at community entrances in effect. Community Curfew is from 10:00 p.m. – 6:00 a.m. Check Points closed during Curfew hours.
  • Restricted access at Check Points.
  • Avoid Restricted Hot Spots identified by the Province of Manitoba. Restricted Hot Spots are updated daily, please visit https://www.gov.mb.ca/covid19/restartmb/prs/index.html.
  • Stay at home order. No Visiting within community.
  • Stick to your household “bubble”.
  • Gatherings no more than 5 immediate and extended families.
  • Reduced customer capacity in businesses.
  • Religious and cultural gatherings can hold regular religious if service does not exceed 10% capacity or 50 people, whichever is lower.
  • Local Businesses have returned to regular hours (Midway closes at 10:00 pm daily).
  • Please, if anyone is having any COVID symptoms they are to self-isolate and do not have contact with anyone until your swab results are back. Put a mask on and wear that until your results are back, health will have further direction for you.
TRAVEL
  • • Restricted Travel Out of Province. As per the public health order, 14 days of self-isolation is required for people returning or coming to Manitoba.
  • Travel for essential services and shopping only.
  • Any type of medical, dental, chiropractor, massage, specialist or eye doctor appointments requires a mandatory 4-day isolation if the appointment is located in an identified Red Zone Area. This is in effect regardless of the means of travel. Due to the COVID-19 variant in Manitoba, these restrictions are more cautious to keep our community members safe. Members must pre-register at (204) 645-2869 or (204) 645-4738 when travelling for these appointments.
  • Travel to Winnipeg is allowed, for day trips only at this time. Members must pre-register at (204) 645-2869 or (204) 645-4738.
  • Designate one (1) household shopper for essential shopping.
VISITING/ACCESS REQUESTS
  • Off-Reserve members & visitors not permitted at this time.
  • No visiting with anyone self-isolating.
  • Requests can be submitted to attend funerals in community by calling at (204) 645-2869 or (204) 645-4738.
  • Elders that live alone or require support are allowed to have 2 regular visitors for support and to help around the house.
  • Palliative Care visits are allowed but each visitor must pre-register at (204) 645-2869 or (204) 645-4738.
FINES FOR BREAKING PUBLIC HEALTH ORDERS
Fines for Breaking Public Health Orders: R.C.M.P. is issuing fines to anyone who is not following public health orders put in place by the Public Health Act. These fines include:
  • $1,296 fines issued to anyone who is not following emergency orders in place by the Public Health Act. This includes anyone that does not self-isolate when directed by public health or to a homeowner that is caught hosting a house party.
  • $5,000 fines for corporations disobeying the Public Health Act.
  • $298 fines issued for not wearing a mask in a public place.
The Peguis COVID-19 Pandemic Team would like to thank the entire community for their support. We will continue to fight this pandemic together, as a community. These safety measures may be changed at any time, if cases rise in the community, by Peguis Pandemic Team. Thank you and stay safe!
Peguis Pandemic Team
 
COVID-19 EMERGENCY DIRECTORY
24/7 Peguis COVID-19 Hotline: (204) 645-2869 or (204) 645-4738 or peguiscovid19@outlook.com
Peguis Health Centre: (204) 645-2169
Peguis Housing Emergency: (204) 308-1324
Peguis Website: www.peguisfirstnation.ca/covid-19
Peguis Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/peguisfirstnation
Country Rock Radio 102.7 FM
Province of Manitoba: www.manitoba.ca/covid19
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