Fond du Lac Denesuline Nation

Coronavirus: Northern Store in Fond du Lac, Sask. ordered closed; water treatment plant operational

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The water treatment plant in Fond du Lac, Sask., is operational again. However, the medical health officer for the region has ordered the Northern Store to close for in-person sales for at least two weeks to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. Dr. Nnamdi Ndubuka from the Northern …

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COVID-19 cases rising on northern Saskatchewan First Nation

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A health authority in northern Saskatchewan says people are refusing to be tested for the coronavirus. The Athabasca Health Authority reported the first COVID-19 case on the Fond du Lac Denesuline Nation just over two weeks ago. As of Sunday, 63 cases had been reported at the remote northern …

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Water, COVID-19 crisis hits northern Saskatchewan community

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A northern Saskatchewan Dene community is facing both a water and a COVID-19 crisis. Fond du Lac Denesuline Nation declared a state of emergency on Nov. 9 after its water treatment plant experienced mechanical issues. That same day, the Athabasca Health Authority reported the community’s first coronavirus case. Read …

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