Nunavik co-op workers gear up for COVID-19 prevention

Normand Alasuak, assistant general manager at Akulivik’s co-operative store, and Taalia Qumak, the co-op’s office clerk, wear their new visors as part of the store’s efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19. The store has also instituted enhanced cleaning, put down marks on the floor to encourage social distancing and erected plexiglass shields at the cash registers. (Photo courtesy of the Ilagiisaq/FCNQ)

By Nunatsiaq News

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  1. Posted by That’s good akulivik on

    Yes that’s very good akulivik, be prepared. Hope it never comes, but live as thou it’s already in the community. All through Nunavik, that’s the opportunity that we have, live as thou it’s already here. But many people will not , or cannot participate in such perceptions of preparation. For reasons of not understanding. Like if it’s not in town, it’s not in town. No anticipation of it coming. Everything we do now, will be reflected in a few weeks, a month! Next month, this fall. We’re behind trying to catch up with beating the virus, and in another way, we lucky in our country that we are guided to be ahead in many aspects of prevention. It’s all in our behaviour.

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