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Public Safety Canada Assists Northwest Territories With COVID-19 Response

Oct 19, 2021 - Targeted News Service

Public Safety Canada issued the following news release on Oct. 18, 2021:

The Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, the Honourable Bill Blair, confirmed that the Government has approved a Request for Federal Assistance to provide surge capacity support to the Northwest Territories with infection prevention and control (IPC), contact tracing, and COVID-19 testing efforts.

The Canadian Red Cross will provide one operations lead and nine Epidemic Prevention Control specia...