Considering the current situation, the Abenaki Council of Odanak puts at your disposal this web page allowing you to find all the necessary information concerning the situation of Covid-19 within your community and Quebec as well as everything there is to know about the measures taken by the governments.


IMPORTANT NOTICE | New health measures as of January 9

The provincial government has announced new health measures effective January 9.  These measures will have the following impacts on community services:

Council Office

The Council office is closed to visitors until February 8.  However, the various services will continue to be offered by telephone or e-mail.

Health Center

The health center remains open and continues to offer its services.  However, we encourage remote consultation whenever possible.


The library remains open but will exceptionally close at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesdays in order to respect the curfew.

We would like to remind you of the importance of respecting the instructions in order to limit the spread of the […]

IMPORTANT NOTICE | Addiction Accommodation and COVID-19 – Expanded Component

The exceptional context of the COVID-19 pandemic is creating complex situations for First Nations communities, particularly for people struggling with addiction issues.

The special benefit service for addiction treatment will be exceptionally open to all First Nations members living in communities and requiring urgent treatment. This opening of the benefit ends on March 31, 2021.

Expanded component: For the accommodation costs for First Nations living in community within the framework of a stay in an addiction residential resource.

Eligible Provider:

– Any Indigenous person living in a community with proof of residence.

Are not eligible for the Special Benefit – Expanded Component for Addiction Treatment […]






Government measures

– A guide designed to help people make the best possible decisions for their health and the one of their loved ones during the COVID-19 pandemic. Specifically, it provides information on how best to protect themselves from COVID-19, how to take care of themselves, how to provide basic care to those around them, and where and when to seek care or services.

– Health instructions for everyone to protect themselves as much as possible from the risk of contracting the virus.

– The World Health Organization offers useful resources on the situation. It offers access to public recommendations, a technical guide, travel advice and many other documents and information.

– Economic and financial support is provided by the Government of Canada. Steps have been taken to help Canadians and businesses struggling as a result of the outbreak.

– Information regarding the rights and obligations of workplaces with respect to the impacts associated with the spread of the virus is available at the link below. Several sections are available including Occupational Health and Safety, Labour Standards, Compensation and others.

Current Situation Status

– Radio-Canada offers a detailed site about COVID-19. The evolution of cases by province and a Q&A are available to learn more quickly and in one place.

– Current Caseload Status in Canada and by Province

– Current caseload situation in Quebec and by region


– In case of symptoms, contact the Government of Quebec: 1-877-644-6565
– Government of Canada Covid-19 Information Line: 1-833-784-4397 
– General enquiries for the Canada Emergency Benefit to Assist Workers and Business: 613-369-3710
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