Haisla Nation Council [HNC] is providing a $300,000 donation to the Kitimat General Hospital Foundation, to support community preparedness for COVID-19.

The money provided will primarily be used towards strengthening the ability to rapidly test for COVID-19.

“We are committed to do what it takes to have our communities ready for coronavirus cases,” says Chief Councillor Crystal Smith. “Being prepared is a responsibility that has to be shared, from the government level right down to the individual.”

Smith continues to encourage everyone to keep safe distances from people, to stay in their homes, and to practice proper hygiene to continue keeping themselves and their families safe.