Kátł’odeeche First Nation has declared a state of emergency after learning of positive cases of COVID-19 in the community.
Under the state of emergency, leaders say visiting the community is prohibited. They are also asking residents to not visit Elders, and other high-risk individuals.
Residents that need food delivery can call the KFN office at 867-874-6701 or text Chief April Martel at 867-875-0111.
According to the latest public health numbers, there are 42 active cases in the Hay River area. The numbers are not broken down between Hay River and Kátł’odeeche.