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Get Vaccinated to Protect Yourself, Family, and Community

Get Vaccinated to Protect Yourself, Family, and Community

American Indians and Alaska Natives are disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic

 

A vaccine helps people from catching a certain disease, like COVID-19. All vaccines are as safe as possible and are a simple way to prevent illness and community outbreaks. A vaccination is not a treatment for people who are already sick with COVID-19. Getting vaccinated helps everyone.

→Know the facts and avoid sharing misinformation.

→Start by sharing information from trusted sources like CDC.gov and IHS.gov

→Encourage your loved ones to get vaccinated.

→The more people in your community get vaccinated, the better everyone will be protected against COVID-19, especially those who are more vulnerable to serious illness, like elders and people in high-risk groups.

→A COVID-19 vaccine will help you from spreading the disease, and reduce you

r risk of getting sick, being hospitalized, or dying.

COVID-19 vaccines are one of many important tools to help us stop this pandemic. It is important to use all the tools available to stop the pandemic, wear a mask, wash your hands, and watch your distance.

 

How to cope with anxiety related to vaccination

→Stay connected with family and friends while keeping a safe physical distance. Take care of yourself and each other, and know when to get help.

→Create a list of personal self-care activities you enjoy such as exercising, meditating, singing a traditional song, praying, or connecting with nature.

→Take deep breaths and stretch.

→Maintain a sense of hope and positive thinking and remember these strong feelings of stress and anxiety will fade.

 

We are all in this together. Show compassion for those most closely impacted.

→Stay connected with family and friends through social media and video chat.

→Connect with your community and others with drumming and dancing video via social media.

→Attend a spiritual service through on-line streaming.

 

Ask your healthcare provider for more information.

 

 

Bois Forte
Bois Forte Tribal Government - Nett Lake

5344 Lakeshore Drive
Nett Lake, MN 55772

Office: 218-757-3261
Toll Free: 1-800-221-8129
Fax: 218-757-3312
Email: Receptionist

Bois Forte Tribal Government - Vermilion

1610 Farm Road South
Tower, MN 55790

Office: 218-753-4542
Fax: 218-753-4055
Email: Receptionist

Urban Office - Minneapolis

1308 E. Franklin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55404

Office: 612-871-6618

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Urban Office - Duluth

206 West 4th Street #204
Duluth, MN 55806

Office: 218-336-1048

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