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Share these awareness resources to learn how to prevent the spread of coronavirus and protect yourself and your community from the coronavirus outbreak.

These awareness resources are created for Indigenous communities in Indigenous languages by the Public Health Agency of Canada, Indigenous Services Canada and various Indigenous organizations.

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Watch videos from Indigenous Services Canada on available support and methods to help you stay safe, such as hand washing and physical distancing. Other videos are available in the table below.

Physical distancing: Stop the spread of COVID-19 in Indigenous communities (on YouTube)

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Keep it clean: Stop the spread of COVID-19 in Indigenous communities (on YouTube)

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COVID-19 videos (on YouTube)

Awareness resources for Indigenous peoples

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Treaty 6, 7, & 8 First Nations Youth Covid-19 Video Project: Protect Your Community AFN Alberta Not applicable
How the National Microbiology Laboratory tests for COVID-19 Government of Canada Not applicable
Understanding COVID-19 testing Public Health Agency of Canada Not applicable
COVID-19 awareness activities for Indigenous kids Indigenous Services Canada Inuktitut
Public health guidelines and get tested with Dr Adams (video on You Tube) Indigenous Services Canada Not applicable
Mesures de santé publique et faites-vous tester avec Dr Raven Dupont-Maurice (not available in English) (video on You Tube) Indigenous Services Canada Not applicable
Help stop the spread of COVID-19 – INUKTITUT (not available in English) (video on You Tube) Indigenous Services Canada Not applicable
#Protect Our Elders (video on YouTube) Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation Not applicable
About coronavirus disease Health Canada
Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs app (iOS)(Android) Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs Not applicable
Be prepared (COVID-19) Health Canada
COVID-19 awareness resources Northern Inter-Tribal Health Authority Not applicable
COVID-19 cyber threats: tips and considerations (PDF) Assembly of First Nations Not applicable
COVID-19 Fact Sheet for Indigenous Communities (PDF) University of Saskatchewan Not applicable
COVID-19 federal benefits access tool Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami
COVID-19 infographics Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami Inuktitut
COVID-19 information Native Women's Association of Canada Not applicable
COVID-19 physical distancing sign Government of Yukon Not applicable
COVID-19 printable information sheets First Peoples Wellness Circle Not applicable
COVID-19 resources Women of the Métis Nation Not applicable
COVID-19 resources Government of Nunavut
COVID-19 supports available to urban Inuit organizations Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami
COVID-19 tool for kids Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami
COVID-19 vaccine information and resources Cellule COVID-19 Nation Innue Not applicable
COVID-19 : La résilience des Autochtones, un levier à soutenir (not available in English) Institut national de santé publique du Québec Not applicable
COVID-19: how to make your mask fit properly Public Health Agency of Canada Not applicable
COVID-19 resources and information Métis National Council Not applicable
COVID-19 vaccine information Métis National Council Not applicable
COVID-19: NAFC resource list National Association of Friendship Centres Not applicable
COVID-19: Testing and reducing stigma Health Canada Not applicable
COVID-19: updates, information and resources Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business Not applicable
Double you protection poster Health Canada
Elders share advice during COVID-19 Office of the Treaty Commissioner Not applicable
Going out safely during COVID-19 Public Health Agency of Canada
Help reduce the spread of COVID-19: Information for Indigenous communities Health Canada
How to isolate at home when you have COVID-19 Health Canada
Indigenous health lab blog Morning Star Lodge Not applicable
Indigenous health resources on COVID-19 Gerstein science information centre Not applicable
Indigenous wellbeing in the times of COVID-19: Four directions virtual support hub Women's College Hospital Not applicable
Information for First Nations on eligibility and applying for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit Assembly of First Nations Not applicable
Know the facts about coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Health Canada
Listen to Granny (on YouTube) Blood Tribe Communications Not applicable
Super Bo Clean (on YouTube) Blood Tribe Communications Not applicable
Wearing Your Mask is Cool (on YouTube) Blood Tribe Communications Not applicable
Washing With Warrior (on YouTube) Blood Tribe Communications Not applicable
BNN Buffalo News (on YouTube) Blood Tribe Communications Not applicable
Mental wellness and COVID-19 tips and considerations Assembly of First Nations Not applicable
Message from Dr Stanley Vollant (video on Facebook, not available in English) Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority Innu (Innu-aimun)
Métis Nation COVID-19 Métis Nation Not applicable
Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) First Nations Health Authority Not applicable
Nuttah and Kitchi Project: Protect Our People Good Minds Not applicable
Nuttah and Kitchi: COVID-19 journal and activity book Good Minds Not applicable
Physical distancing guidelines for home and work Government of Yukon Not applicable
Preventing COVID-19 in the workplace: Employers, employees and essential service workers Health Canada
Public service announcements about COVID-19 Indigenous Services Canada
Sexual and reproductive health during COVID-19 National Aboriginal council of midwifes
  • Inuktitut
  • Mohawk
  • Plains Cree
Shkaabe Makwa: training and webinars Shkaabe Makwa: Centre for First Nations, Inuit and Métis Wellness
  • Cree
  • Inuktitut
  • Michif
  • Mohawk
  • Ojibwe
Tobacco use and COVID-19 Assembly of First Nations Not applicable
Video by Siksika Health Services (video on Facebook) Siksika Health Services Not applicable
Wash Your Hands posters Colleen Gray, artist and founder of The Art for Aid project
Ask the experts video series: COVID-19 vaccines questions Health Canada Not applicable
Your Health, Our Strength Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation Not applicable
COVID-19 resources: social media Indigenous Services Canada Not applicable
COVID-19 vaccination tool kit for health care providers Public Health Agency of Canada Not applicable
COVID-19 vaccine delivery: a testimonial from 2 Métis Elders Government of Saskatchewan Not applicable
COVID-19 vaccines for at-risk groups (not available in English) Indigenous Services Canada Inuktitut
COVID-19 vaccines: get the facts Indigenous Services Canada Not applicable
COVID-19 vaccines: get the facts — COVID-19 side effects explained Indigenous Services Canada Not applicable
COVID-19 vaccines: get the facts — COVID-19 vaccines safety Indigenous Services Canada Not applicable
COVID-19 vaccines: get the facts — COVID-19 variants of concern Indigenous Services Canada Not applicable
COVID-19 vaccines: get the facts — COVID-19 variants of concern explained Indigenous Services Canada Not applicable
COVID-19 vaccines: get the facts — how COVID-19 vaccines work Indigenous Services Canada Not applicable
COVID-19 vaccines: get the facts — post-vaccination public health measures Indigenous Services Canada Not applicable
COVID-19 vaccines: get the facts — trusted sources of information Indigenous Services Canada Not applicable
COVID-19 vaccines: get the facts — vaccination if you have tested positive for COVID-19 Indigenous Services Canada Not applicable
COVID-19 vaccines: get the facts: vaccines prioritization of Indigenous adults Indigenous Services Canada Not applicable
COVID-19 vaccines: What you need to know (not available in English) Indigenous Services Canada Inuktitut
COVID-19: How vaccines are developed Government of Canada Not applicable
COVID-19: We can all help by getting vaccinated Government of Canada Not applicable
COVID-19 Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay Not applicable
After you get your COVID-19 vaccine British Columbia First Nations Health Authority Not applicable
Facts about COVID-19 vaccines First Nations Health Authority Not applicable
What you need to know about the COVID-19 vaccines First Nations Health Authority Not applicable
Charles Philippe Vincent's testimony First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Health and Social Services Commission Not applicable
COVID-19: How vaccines are developed Government of Canada Not applicable
Vaccine safety in Canada Government of Canada Not applicable
What you need to know about the COVID-19 vaccine Government of Canada Plains Cree
Government of Manitoba: COVID-19 vaccines Government of Canada Not applicable
COVID-19 immunization plan Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
About the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine Government of Nunavut
COVID-19 vaccine strategy Government of Yukon Not applicable
How are the COVID-19 vaccines being monitored for safety? Health Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada Not applicable
How do we know the COVID-19 vaccines are safe? Health Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada Not applicable
Key facts with Crystal Martin-Lapenskie Indigenous Services Canada Not applicable
Make sure you know the facts about COVID-19 vaccination Indigenous Services Canada Not applicable
Priority immunization with Crystal Martin-Lapenskie Indigenous Services Canada Not applicable
Priority immunization with Dr Adams Indigenous Services Canada Not applicable
Protecting our communities: British Columbia Assembly of First Nations COVID-19 vaccines public service announcement British Columbia Assembly of First Nations Not applicable
Public service announcements about COVID-19 vaccines Indigenous Services Canada
Siksika Health Services Siksika Health Services Not applicable
COVID-19 vaccine information and resources Sioux Lookout First Nations Not applicable
Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority: How the COVID-19 vaccines work Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority Not applicable
Vaccination: Key facts with Dr Adams Indigenous Services Canada Not applicable
Vaccination prioritaire avec Dr Raven Dupont-Maurice (not available in English) Indigenous Services Canada Not applicable
Vaccination : Les points saillants avec Dr Raven Dupont-Maurice (not available in English) Indigenous Services Canada Not applicable
Vaccine development and approval in Canada Health Canada Not applicable
COVID-19 vaccines Weeneebayko Area Health Authority Not applicable
Maad'ookiing Mshkiki, sharing medicine Women's College Hospital Not applicable

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