Saturday, July 02, 2022


Here, you will find resources about COVID-19 specifically for or related to family, parents, guardians, and/or children. This includes tips on how to reduce fear of vaccination, tips for teachers, and children’s activities like storybooks.


These resources are provided by the Government of Canada (GC), the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), Indigenous Services Canada (ISC), the Province of Ontario (Ontario), and the Ministry of Health (MOH). They are also sourced from partnered organizations like the Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority (SLFNHA), Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA), Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN), and the Independent First Nations Alliance (Independent First Nations Alliance), which offer many great resources including posters, graphics, and videos.

  • NAN Books: Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library (can order free books, which may be helpful for isolation) – English
  • Anishinabek Nation: Youth Wellness Boxes – English
  • SLFNHA Activity Book: Staying Safe at Home: A Resource to Support Families – Bilingual English and Oji-Cree
  • SLFNHA Children’s Book – English / Oji-Cree
  • SLFNHA Children’s Book: My Community Coronavirus Story – English / Oji-Cree
  • Morning Star Lodge: A Culturally Relevant Vaccination Story – Little Reah (English) and Little Louis (English)
  • GC: COVID-19 awareness activities for Indigenous children – English
  • British Columbia Centre for Disease Control Kid’s Story: Jesse the Bear, Vaccine Superhero – English
  • British Columbia CDC Colouring Pages: Jesse the Bear – English
  • British Columbia CDC Colouring Page: COVID-19 Vaccine Hero – English
  • SLFNHA Guide: Activities to Teach Children About Germs (ages 3-7) – English
  • SLFNHA Guide: Activities to Teach Children About Germs (ages 8-12) – English 
  • SLFNHA: Keep your child’s vaccinations up to date – Bilingual
  • SLFNHA: Afraid of needles? – English
  • NAN: Every vaccine helps us get back to activities we love – English
  • SLFNHA: Show Your Little Ones How (washing hands) – English
  • Grand Council Treaty 3 : Side effects of the Pfizer vaccine for 12-17 year olds–English
  • SLFNHA: Care for your children by caring for yourself – Bilingual
  • SLFNHA: Youth Vaccine misinformation – don’t believe everything on TikTok – English
  • ISC: Starting a conversation with youth about vaccines – English
  • British Columbia CDC Story: Pregnancy and COVID-19 vaccination – English
  • GC Radio: COVID-19 vaccination for kids – English / French
  • SLFNHA Radio: What parents need to know about the children’s COVID-19 vaccine – English
  •  SLFNHA Radio: Why children should get vaccinated against COVID-19 – English
  • GC: Coming back from COVID-19: Jacob’s story – English / French
  • FNHA: Talk to a Doc with Dr. Danièle Behn Smith: Should I get my child vaccinated? – English
  • First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Health and Social Services Commission: Charles Philippe Vincent’s testimony – English
  • Maad’ookiing Mshkiki – Sharing Medicine: Central family fires – English



The following includes links to online content that may be helpful in developing communication products and/or community supports.

  • SLFNHA Brochure: Parenting through COVID-19 – English
  • SLFNHA Brochure: Pregnancy during COVID-19 – English
  • SLFNHA Brochure: Social isolation and young children during COVID-19 – English
  • SLFNHA Guide: Teaching Children About Germs (for teachers) – English
  • GC Info Sheet: Parenting during COVID-19 – English / French. Use the drop-down menu on the right side of page to find the sheet in Cree, Inuktitut (Nunavik), Innu-Aimun, Inuinnaqtun, Michif, Mi’kmaq, Eastern Ojibwe, Western Ojibwe, and Oji-Cree.
  • City of Toronto Info Sheet: Pediatric Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Children age 5 to 11 – English
  • City of Toronto Info Sheet: FAQ about the COVID-19 Vaccine for Youth – English / French
  • MOH Info Sheet: What youth need to know about their COVID-19 vaccine appointment -- English
  • Kids Boost Immunity: Educational resources for teachers (includes Indigenous content from British Columbia) – English
  • GC: Vaccines for children: COVID-19 – English / French
  • GC: COVID-19 resources for youth, students and young adults – English / French
  • GC: COVID-19 awareness activities for Indigenous kids – English / French / Inuktitut
  • Ontario: SickKids COVID-19 Vaccine Consult Service – English
  • Kids Help Phone: We’re here for you during COVID-19 – English / French
  • British Columbia: COVID-19 vaccines FAQ for children aged 5 to 11 – English
  • British Columbia Centre for Disease Control: Children and COVID-19 info – English
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