COVID-19 Update

Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority (SLFNHA) is working with provincial and federal partners to actively monitor and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. We have created this page to help keep the First Nations we serve up-to-date with our activities and services.

New Positive Case of COVID-19 in Sioux Lookout

May 16, 2020 – Sioux Lookout, ON – The Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) has confirmed a new case of COVID-19 in Sioux Lookout. The individual is self-isolating and all contacts will be notified. The NWHU will be following up on this case.

We would like to remind our community members to continue to stay home, practice social distancing, hand washing, covering sneezes/coughs, and disinfecting high-touch surfaces. Our communities are continuing restrictions in place for their members. Any community member who does travel is required to self isolate for 14 days upon their return home.

Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority (SLFNHA) staff continue to follow best practices. Staff are strongly recommended to stay within the community they currently reside.

For up to date information on COVID-19 in our region, visit