Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Reports Suspected H1N1 Case

Thursday, May 7th, 2009 at 5:07 am

ONAMIA, Minn. – The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe reported a suspected case of H1N1 in District I of the Mille Lacs Reservation in Onamia.  As a precautionary measure, Nay Ah Shing schools – upper, lower and daycare – will close to students on Thursday and Friday while staff disinfects the premises.  School staff should report to work as usual.

In addition, the Nay Ah Shing clinic in District I will only be open for triage consultation.  Band members or Nay Ah Shing parents with questions or concerns should call the clinic triage nurse at 320/532-4163.

The case has been sent to the Minnesota Department of Health for testing.

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