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COVID-19 Update

This page contains the Cree School Board’s current situation and response to COVID-19.

If you have questions regarding symptoms, please call Cree Public Health at 1-866-855-2811. Visit their dedicated site for the most up-to-date COVID-19 information in Eeyou Istchee.

Youth 12-17 are now eligible for the Pfizer vaccine.

For further details, please read the information provided by public health:

Current situation

Updated Thursday, August 26, 2021

The Cree School Board continues to monitor and respond to the evolving COVID-19 situation.
Here are our updates for this week:

Elementary and Secondary

Cree School Board schools have safely resumed classes for the 2021-22 school year, with Scenario A measures in place. We thank all employees, students, and families who continue to follow our measures and keep our schools safe.

Adult Education

Adult general education classes will resume September 7, 2021. Students will follow the same measures in place at the end of last school year, including wearing procedural masks in shared areas and distancing when in class. More information about schedules and measures for their first day of school will be sent to adult education students directly.

Post-Secondary Student Services

The Cree School Board is supporting a safe and successful school year for post-secondary students. Those who choose to study online from their community will receive financial assistance. We continue to support those who are traveling south for their studies.


We wish everyone a wonderful week ahead, and a continued safe start to the school year.

Wellness Links and Resources

For Teachers

EdCan "Well at Work"
A collection of podcasts, blog posts and magazine articles to help you focus on your own well-being and resilience.

For All

Wiichihiiwaauwin helpline - 1-833-632-4351 (HELP)

CBHSSJB welcomes anyone feeling depressed, anxious, or stressed due to COVID-19 to contact its psychosocial support line. Help is available in Cree, English and French. Online resources are also available on their website here.

For Children

pdf My COVID-19 Story  - Video
A social story by the Cree Health Board, to help children understand and make good decisions about COVID-19.
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Monday - Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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