Six Nations Mourns Thirteenth Community Member Lost to COVID-19

On September 21, 2021, Six Nations of the Grand River Elected Council received confirmation from Ohsweken Public Health that a thirteenth community member passed away due to COVID-19 on Friday, September 17.

Six Nations Council sends their deepest condolences to the family and those impacted by the tragic loss of this community member.

This latest COVID-19-related death comes only a week after a twelfth community member passed due to COVID-19 on September 10.

Community members are reminded of the importance of continuing to follow public health measures to prevent any further loss of life within the community.

We recognize that this is a challenging time for many. For anyone who is struggling and needs support, the Six Nations Mobile Crisis Line is available 24/7 at 519-445-2204 or toll-free at 1-866-445-2204.

If you think you may have come into contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19, or if you are experiencing symptoms, please book a test at the Assessment Centre either online at, or by phone at 1-855-977-7737 or 226-446-9909.

Six Nations members are also strongly encouraged to get vaccinated by booking a COVID-19 vaccine appointment at, or by calling the Vaccine Call Center at 226-227-9288.