Community Plans

Guidance on Public Health Measures for the Pandemic H1N1 Influenza Virus in First Nations Communities


This document aims to provide guidance to First Nations communities on public health measures that can be used to control the spread of the H1N1 flu. It provides:

  • Steps that can be taken to stop the spread of flu within households and the community
  • Advice on postponing or continuing with large gatherings

Wunnumin Lake First Nation Community Pandemic Plan

(an evergreen document)

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Wunnumin Lake First Nation

P.O.Box 125
Wunnumin Lake, Ontario
P0V 2Z0

Prepared by:

Sharon Mckay

Working Group members:

Sharon Mckay, Band Councillor,
Tommy Sainnawap, Health Director
Andrea Drodge, Community Health Nurse
Sarah Jane Cromarty, Community Health Representative (CHR)
Chris Cromarty, Elder

Pandemic Planning Template

A slide PPT template to help develop a pandemic plan for your community.

Pandemic Emergency Toolkit

Are you ready?

Getting Started

  •  All residents have a role in preparing for a public health emergency - like pandemic influenza
  • The community Tool Kit provides information on how to prepare for public health emergencies.

Business Continuity Planning Tool Kit

Hiawatha First Nation
August 26, 2008

What is Business Continuity Planning?

  • Plan that enables critical services to be continually delivered to the community
  • Prepare BCP for each essential service/program

FNIH Pandemic Influenza Plan

Updated January 2008


There are more than 600 First Nation and Inuit communities across Canada and each band has its own culture, history and identity; more than 50 languages are spoken. In Ontario, there are approximately 80,000 First Nations people in 134 reserves (Assembly of First Nations website).