Third Level Services


Northern Inter-Tribal Health Authority

COVID-19 Pandemic



COVID-19 is a serious health threat, NITHA is working with local health authorities and Partner Communities and actively monitoring the situation daily. We continue to reassess the public health risk based on the best available evidence as the situation evolves.

To view current  COVID-19 vaccination statistics for NITHA Partner communities, please click here.

Public Health Notices and Latest News:

November 29, 2021 - FNIHB-NITHA Joint MHO Letter on Pediatric Vaccines ATTN: First Nations community members across Saskatchewan
October 26, 2021 - To Chief and Council, Health Directors, Nurse Managers, and Nurse-In-Charge The 28-Day Challenge - A Call for “Circuit Breaker” in NITHA Partner Communities
October 26, 2021 - NITHA MHO Guidance for Halloween 2021 ATTN: First Nations Communities in the NITHA Partnership
October 19, 2021 - STICK IT TO COVID: Expanding Booster Dose Eligibility
October 7, 2021 - FNIHB NITHA Joint MHO Letter on Long Weekend Gatherings First Nation community members across Saskatchewan
October 1, 2021 - Public Service Announcement Wild Fire Smoke Advisory
September 30, 2021 - Provincial Public Health Order MANDATORY ISOLATION AND FACE COVERING
September 30, 2021 - Provincial Public Health Order Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination or Negative Test
September 12, 2021 - Public Health Order Provincial Order - Mandatory Isolation
September 4, 2021 - Public Service Announcement Outbreak Declaration for English River First Nation
September 3, 2021 - Public Service Announcement Outbreak Declaration for Cumberland House Cree Nation
August 16, 2021 - Registration Form School Janitorial Training

The Partnership


Northern Inter-Tribal Health Authority (NITHA) is the only First Nations Organization of its kind in the country. NITHA is comprised of the Prince Albert Grand Council, Meadow Lake Tribal Council, Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation, and Lac La Ronge Indian Band and each has extensive experience in health service delivery. The Partners formally joined together in 1998 to create NITHA to deliver a service known as “Third Level.”

What We Do

Medical Health Officer Services

Communicable Disease Prevention and Management

Disease Surveillance and Health Status

Immunization Support

Nursing Support

Advisory Services to 2nd Level









He who has health, has hope; he who has hope, has everything

Thomas Carlyle

There needs to be more progress on these deep rooted issues, which are preventing our youth from having the same hopes and aspirations as any other child in Canada.

Former Vice Chief Dwayne Lasas