COVID-19 Rapid Testing

WHAT IS RAPID TESTING? The GeneXpert is an automated respiratory testing instrument that is used to rapidly test for the virus that causes COVID-19. It does not replace the regular testing / swabbing procedures.


I would just like to take a moment to remind all Community members of Peerless Lake and Trout Lake to please remember to follow all the COVID 19 safety measures that the Nation and Alberta Health Services have in place. Just because we have not seen any cases in the Communities does not mean that […]

COVID Public Mask Bylaw

A bylaw for the COVID-19 Pandemic Response in MD of Opportunity Please see the attached Bylaw that MD Reeve and Council passed today regarding the wearing of Masks for indoor facilities and businesses.


We all have now come to the realization that COVID-19 is not going away any time in the near future and that we must continue our efforts to continue to minimize the risk of an outbreak within the Peerless Lake and Trout Lake communities. You are probably aware cases are still rising in Alberta and […]

Peerless Trout First Nations COVID 19 Self-booking Swabbing clinics Now Open

Any public member in our community can now be swabbed for COVID 19 PTFN is running self-booking swabbing clinics by appointment only at the Health Care Office site. You do not need to have any symptoms to be swabbed. To book an appointment you MUST go on line to the web site and complete […]

COVID-19 – Testing – Now Open

Any public member in our community can now be swabbed for COVID 19 Please DO NOT callthe PTFN Health Care Center as staff DO NOT have the ability to book clientsinto these clinics. If you are needing help to book your appointment, you also have the option of calling 811,where the Health Link staff will […]

Update – COVID-19 – Band Office Re-Opening – May 20th

Please note the office will open on May 20th. •The floors will be marked as to wherepeople can walk •No public use of band office washrooms •The front door will be entry •Social distancing will be in effect •Office hours will be 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 pm •There are no children permitted in the band office […]

COVID-19 Update – May 14th

Please see the following update:  Provincial Health Orders – we must adhere to andfollow any Health Orders in place in regards to Business opening, largegatherings etc., until such time when they are lifted by the Province Emergency Food Services – This week and next weekwill be the final weeks and no more further orders will […]

COVID – 19 – Update – April 14 2020

As the First Nation approaches a month of heightened safety and health protocols due to COVID 19, residents and members of Peerless Lake and Trout Lake must be vigilant in slowing the spread of the virus. As we take a look at what has happened over the last month, it shows how crippling this virus […]

Band Manager Update – Covid -19 – March 28, 2020

As PTFN and the world continue to try and manage the COVID 19 Pandemic, Iwould like to thank all of the PTFN community members for their diligence intrying to slow the spread of the virus and keep it away from the communities, asof yesterday there are no still no confirmed cases. I would also like […]