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Seabird Island sees new COVID-19 case

The band says to ‘remember how much power you have to safeguard your own well-being’
Courtesy/Seabird Island Band

Seabird Island is issuing a reminder for residents to stay safe and follow COVID-19 precautions after a positive case was found in the community.

The band shared the reminder on its Facebook page on Jan. 5, saying there had been a positive case of COVID-19 in the community. For privacy, the name of the person affected was not shared.

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“We understand that news like this is bound to cause some anxiety and fear,” Chief Jim Harris wrote in the notice. “The rising case numbers bring a higher risk of being infected.

“Yet our recent situation carries the gift of opportunity to relay a message to all of you: Remember how much power you have to safeguard your own well-being and that of your family, and exercise it with a good mind and good heart as the coming days unfold.”

The notice also reminds residents to follow COVID-19 protocols such as mask wearing and restricting gatherings.

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