Peigan Board of Education Public Notice – Covid Closure November 6, 2020

Peigan Board of Education Public Notice – Covid Closure November 6, 2020

Due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases in the surrounding areas, all departments will shut down immediately until November 13, 2020. Except for the following services:

  • Piikani Public Works
  • Piikani Housing Authority – Emergency contact line
  • Social Development
  • Aakom-Kiyii Health Services
  • Peigan Prevention Counselling Services
  • Piikani Nation administration finance department
  • CY Ranch
  • 106.3 Piikani Nation Radio and Piikani Tsi Nii Ka Sin
  • Piikani Lands Bylaw officer
  • Piikani RCMP
  • Piikani Child and Family Services
  • Piikani Employment Centre training program

All listed services above must follow Aakom-Kiyii Health Services guidelines. These essential service employees are encouraged to work from home when possible. Any staff members in these departments that reside off reserve must work from home. Piikani Nation RCMP will be enforcing a 11pm-6am curfew during these times. After the automatic 7-day shutdown, Chief and Council and Aakom-Kiyii Health Services will reassess the situation.

We want to remind the community that there is no immediate risk on the Piikani Nation, we feel it is in our best interest to take a proactive approach to avoid any potential outbreak. We would like to remind everyone that this is just a temporary shutdown, not a lockdown.

Aakom-Kiyii Health Services will be setting up their drive thru testing through-out the weekend. If adverse weather, they will be moving to the community hall.

We ask that you continue to follow these important guidelines in order to keep everyone safe.

A. Airway – Wear your masks
B. Bubble – Stay within your bubble
C. Contacting Tracing – Keep in mind where you’ve been
D. Social Distancing – Stay 6ft apart.

Thank you,
Piikani Nation Chief and Council.

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