For Immediate Release: May 3, 2021

On April 29, 2021, Six Nations of the Grand River Elected Council received notice from
Ohsweken Public Health that our community has lost an eleventh member due to COVID-19

Six Nations Elected Council would like to express their sincere condolences to the families and
friends affected by this tragic loss.

Six Nations is currently in Alert Level Black, the highest level of the Pandemic Response
Framework. Due to the rapid spread of COVID-19 variants of concern in surrounding areas and
within our own community, everyone is being urged to stay home as much as possible.

To learn more about restrictions under Alert Level Black, please visit
The Six Nations Elected Council sends their thoughts, prayers, and good medicine to those who
have lost someone to COVID-19, and to those who have been struggling during this pandemic.
If you need help, there are mental health resources in the community available to you. Our
Mobile Crisis Line is available 24/7 at 519-445-2204 or 1-866-445-2204.

If you think you may have come into contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19, or if you are
experiencing symptoms, please book a test at the Assessment Centre either online at, or by phone at 1-855-977-7737 or 226-446-9909.

Six Nations members are also encouraged to get vaccinated by booking a COVID-19 vaccine
appointment at, or by calling the Vaccine Call Center at 226-227-

Please continue to do your part to protect our people by staying home where possible, avoiding
private gatherings, wearing a mask, washing/sanitizing your hands frequently, and getting
vaccinated. Our community is resilient, and we will get through this pandemic together.