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Indigenous information session on COVID-19 and vaccination clinic


Peterborough ON – March 5, 2021

The Urban Indigenous Working Group on COVID-19 Vaccines invites you to attend an informational evening on Tuesday, March 9 at 7 p.m.

Click here to join the session on WebEx.

Be informed. Get answers to the important questions regarding the COVID-19 vaccine:

  • When will the COVID-19 vaccine be available?
  • Who will receive the COVID-19 vaccine?
  • Do I need to continue wearing my mask after I receive the vaccine?
  • Why should I get vaccinated?

Presenter: Dr. Rosana Salvaterra, Medical Officer of Health for Peterborough Public Health

Moderator: Liz Stone, Academic Chair, Indigenous Perspectives, Fleming College

Panel Members:

  • Ashley Safar, Manager, Indigenous Student Services, Fleming College
  • Lori Flynn, Executive Director, Nogojiwanong Friendship Centre
  • David Newhouse, Professor and Director, Chanie Wenjack School for Indigenous Studies, Trent University
  • Delores Lalonde, Executive Director, Niijkiwendidaa Anishnaabekwewag Services Circle

Vaccination clinic

The group is also hosting an upcoming vaccination clinic for Indigenous adults 55 years or older.

Date: March 15 & 16, 2021
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Location: Evinrude Centre, 911 Monaghan Rd, Peterborough

Vaccinations are by appointment only

To book your appointment, please call:
Nogojiwanong Friendship Centre: 705-775-0632 or 705-775-0387
Niijkiwendidaa Anishnaabekwewag Services Centre: 705-741-0900 ext ‘0’
Fleming College: 705-749-5530 ext 1481
Lovesick Lake Native Women’s Association: 705-652-8787

You can book appointments during the following days and times:     
Sunday, March 7 – 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Monday, March 8 to Friday, March 12 – 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 13 – 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Your second vaccine will be booked at the time of your appointment.

The Urban Indigenous Working Group on COVID-19 Vaccines includes these community partners:

  • Curve Lake First Nation
  • Fleming College
  • Hiawatha First Nation
  • Lovesick Lake Native Women’s Association
  • Métis Nation of Ontario
  • Niijkiwendidaa Anishnaabekwewag Services Circle
  • Nogojiwanong Friendship Centre
  • Peterborough Public Health
  • Trent University