For Immediate Release: April 14, 2021

On April 12, 2021, Six Nations Elected Council received notice from Ohsweken Public Health
that a tenth community member has passed away due to complications from COVID-19.

Six Nations of the Grand River Elected Council would like to extend their condolences to the
family of this community member and to all who are affected by this tragic loss.

Last week, Six Nations moved into Alert Level Red as the province moved into lockdown amid
growing concerns surrounding the spread of COVID-19 variants. We must stay vigilant as a
community and continue to follow public health guidelines to protect ourselves and each other
against these variants.

To learn more about restrictions under Alert Level Red, please visit
The Six Nations Elected Council sends their thoughts, prayers, and good medicine to those who
have lost a loved one to COVID-19, and to all those who have been impacted by this horrible

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.