Community Notice – COVID-19 Community Lockdown (04.23.21)

Attention Membership,

3-Day Lockdown Restrictions:

A COVID-19 Community Lockdown for Sioux Valley Dakota Nation is in effect from April

23, 2021 at 0800 hours. Our Lockdown effort will follow 3-Day Lockdown increments,

followed by a 2-Day Relaxed Lockdown period. This will repeat in a manner until our

community isolation cases begin to trend down.

  • Stay home
  • 9:00 pm – 6:00 am Daily Curfew at Check Points
  • No travelling within community
  • Restricted access at Check Points
  • Reduced staff
  • Reduced business hours
  • Reduced capacity in businesses
  • Closure of all non-essential businesses in the community
  • Religious and cultural gatherings must close or be provided virtually only
  • No visiting within community
  • Stick to your household “bubble”
  • No visiting with anyone self-isolating
  • Restricted Travel Out of Province
  • Please, if anyone is having any COVID symptoms they are to self-isolate and donot have contact with anyone until your swab results are back. Put a mask on and wear that until your results are back, health will have further direction for you.

2-Day Relaxed Lockdown Restrictions:

  • Designate one (1) household shopper for essentials. Members are encouraged to travel no further than Brandon (curb side pick-up), Virden, or Alexander for shopping.
  • Only travel for essential services allowed
  • 9:00 pm – 6:00 am Daily Curfew at Check Points in effect for relaxed days
  • 9:00 pm – 6:00 am Curfew no travelling around community ▪ No visiting

The schedule follows:
April 23, 2021 – Full Lockdown
April 24, 2021 – Full Lockdown
April 25, 2021 – Full Lockdown
April 26, 2021 – Relaxed Lockdown
April 27, 2021 – Relaxed Lockdown

April 28, 2021 – Full Lockdown
April 29, 2021 – Full Lockdown
April 30, 2021 – Full Lockdown
May 1, 2021 – Relaxed Lockdown
May 2, 2021 – Relaxed Lockdown

May 3, 2021 – Full Lockdown
May 4, 2021 – Full Lockdown
May 5, 2021 – Full Lockdown
May 6, 2021 – Relaxed Lockdown
May 7, 2021 – Relaxed Lockdown

May 8, 2021 – Full Lockdown
May 9, 2021 – Full Lockdown
May 10, 2021 – Full Lockdown
May 11, 2021 – Relaxed Lockdown
May 12, 2021 – Relaxed Lockdown

May 13, 2021 – Full Lockdown
May 14, 2021 – Full Lockdown
May 15, 2021 – Full Lockdown
May 16, 2021 – Relaxed Lockdown
May 17, 2021 – Relaxed Lockdown

Fines for Breaking Public Health Orders:

R.C.M.P and SVDN Security will be issuing fines to anyones who is not following public health orders put in placed by the Public Health Act. These fines include:

  1. $1,296 fines issued to anyone who is not following emergency orders in place by the Public Health Act. This includes anyone that. does not self-isolate when directed by public health or to a homeowner that is caught hosting a house party.
  2. $5,000 fine for corporations disobeying the Public Health Act
  3. $298 fines issued for not wearing a mask in a public place.

Now is not the time to give up our fight against COVID-19, we need all members support to fight this pandemic. Together we can do this!

SVDN Chief and Council