Updated Feb 2, 2021

General Updates:

Vulnerable and High-Risk Individuals

  • Vulnerable individuals, such as seniors and those with underlying health conditions, should continue to exercise caution and minimize high-risk exposures, such as public outings.

Large Gatherings:

  • Effective immediately, large gatherings are to be discontinued. This includes bingos, Cree classes and round dances, etc.

Limited Travel Advisory (For everyone):

  • Everyone is advised to limit their travel to and from the city in order to decrease community transmission of infection.
  • Please only consider travel for essential errands (groceries, medication, doctor appts.).

Contact Screening at all Entrances

Contact Tracing Checkpoints will be set up at all borders Nov 2, 2020 until further notice. The Contact Tracing Check Point personnel will be:

  • Monitoring and taking temperatures of residents entering and leaving Piapot.
  • Controlling access:
    • Denying entry to non-residents,
    • Entry will only be granted to; band members, non-band members that reside on the reserve and essential workers.
  • Maintaining order and enforcing regulations.

Facilities, Programs and Services Updates:

The operations of Piapot adheres to the COVID – 19 response guidelines set in place by the province. This includes:

  • General Workplace information
  • Cleaning, Disinfection and Personal Protective Equipment
  • Worker Health/ Preventative Measures

For more information:  https://www.saskatchewan.ca/government/health-care-administration-and-provider-resources/treatment-procedures-and-guidelines/emerging-public-health-issues/2019-novel-coronavirus/re-open-saskatchewan-plan/covid-19-workplace-information

Band Operations

  • Closed until further notice.
  • Band Office will be closed effective Wednesday, November 18, 2020 until further notice. Staff will be working from home.  Identified programs will continue providing essential services.
  • Inquiries:
    • Housing/Septic/Water Inquiries: Ashley Lavallee (306) 540-3923
    • Public Works/Roads/Infrastructure: Lorne Rockthunder (639) 999-7086
    • Social Assistance: Donna Mantee (306) 551-1336
    • QBOW: On-Call (306) 332-7939
  • For all other inquiries email: inquiries@piapotfirstnation.com

Water Treatment Plant:

  • New Water Treatment Hours 8:30am-8pm every day of the week.
  • Water pail fill controls will be disinfected frequently.
  • Members will be required to sanitize their water jugs with bleach regularly.

Piapot First Nation Health:

  • Closed until further notice.

Chief Payepot School

  • Closed until further notice.

Daycare & Headstart

  • Closed until further notice.


Chief Message Updates

Chief Message Update – April 8, 2020
Chief Message Update – March 25, 2020
Chief Message Update – March 21, 2020
Chief Message Update – March 19, 2020