For Immediate Release: March 31, 2021

On March 30, 2021, Six Nations Elected Council received notice from Ohsweken Public Health
that a ninth community member has passed due to complications from COVID-19.

Six Nations of the Grand River Elected Council sends their sincere condolences to the family and
to all who are affected by this tragic loss.

Although Six Nations has recently changed to Alert Level Orange, this recent loss is an acute
reminder to keep up our collective fight against COVID-19. Elected Chief Mark Hill stated, “We
must continue to follow all safety guidelines to ensure we don’t lose any more loved ones to
this terrible virus. Choosing to get vaccinated and continuing to follow public health guidelines
are important steps in preventing the spread of COVID-19.”

The Six Nations Elected Council sends their thoughts and prayers to everyone impacted by
these devastating losses. If you need help, please contact us.

For more details on Alert Level Orange and Six Nations’ Pandemic Response Framework, please

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 Community Assessment Centre either online
at, or by phone at 1-855-977-7737 or 226-446-9909.

Six Nations members over the age of 18 are also encouraged to get vaccinated by booking a
COVID-19 vaccine appointment at, or by calling the Vaccine Call
Center at 226-227-9288.