COVID-19 RESPONSE

The KFN Administration Office is currently open Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm for essential services. We ask all staff and visitors to adhere to the public health guidelines. There are Security personnel available to provide further information. We ask all visitors to first contact our office by phone or email with your inquiry before visiting in person.

 

Kapawe'no First Nation declared a State of Local Emergency to address the risks associated with COVID-19 and will remain in effect until further notice.  

COVID-19 INFORMATION & RESOURCES

ANNOUNCEMENTS

KFN ADMINISTRATION

The Administration Office will only be providing essential services until further notice. These services include;

  • Administration payroll - all current employees will receive their regular pay as per requirement due to pandemic.

  • Social Assistance will continue

  • Post-Secondary students will continue to receive payment 

HOUSING

Essential Services Include:

  • Furnace servicing for furnace that are totally inoperable. No minor issues will be considered.

  • Plumbing: Consideration will be given for no water issue, flooding issues.  No minor repairs will be considered at this point in time.

 For the above mentioned emergency housing issues, (plumbing and furnace), please contact: Lyle Halcrow at 780-523-6008

NO OTHER HOUSING ISSUES WILL BE CONSIDERED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

 

 

CONTRACTORS

Only contracts that are already in place will be considered, that will be inclusive of contractors that will not be required to enter the homes.  Invoicing will only be accepted via email, there is no drop off option as the band office is closed.

 

Check Release Date and Pick UP

Checks will only be disbursed on Fridays from the band office from the time of 1:00 – 2:00 pm.

 

 

GARBAGE COLLECTION

Garbage collection will continue as per regular schedule

STAY SAFE & HEALTHLY

If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms, please self-isolate for 14 days

  • Cough

  • Fever

  • Chills

  • Shortness of breath

  • Fatigue

  • Muscle aches and pains

  • Runny nose

 

If you are experiencing any of the above symptoms, please go to the AHS website  https://www.albertahealthservices.ca and complete the COVID-19 Online Screening Tool that is located at the top of the page.

If you are experiencing extreme shortness of breath, call 911.

You can call 811 for medical advice, however, please be advised that the wait times may be very long.

Self-isolation means to STAY HOME except for emergency care at the hospital. If you are on self ­isolation, arrange with family or friend's for delivery of items you may need.

REMEMBER

Hand washing is the most effective way to break the spread of infection, please wash your hands before you eat, or touch your eyes, nose and mouth. If you are coughing, cough into your shirt/sleeve.