Despite treacherous conditions and a power outage, an Ontario vaccine clinic in a remote fly-in community was able to forge ahead despite the obstacles.\nJoshua McNamara, public relations officer at the Ornge air ambulance service, told Narcity that on February 9, "upon landing in Nibinamik First Nation, the Vaccination Team identified a power outage in the community."\nEditor's Choice: Ontario Scottish Home For Sale Lies In A 32-Acre Forest & You Can Almost Hear The Bagpipe\n\n\n\n“\n\n\nAs lighting inside the clinic was affected, the team used lanterns, headlamps, and flashlights to begin preparing for the clinic.\n\n\nJoshua McNamara\n\n\nTo make matters even more challenging, temperatures had dropped to -36 C.\nThe power outage lasted approximately one hour and when power was returned, the team was able to immediately initiate operations at the clinic. \nBecause of the valiant efforts, vaccinations continued throughout the day uninterrupted. \n"We thank all community members for their patience and for attending the clinic to be vaccinated," said McNamara.\nIn addition to providing air transportation services in Ontario's remote communities, Ornge is helping residents in these areas access COVID-19 vaccines. \nOver the next three months, vaccination teams will travel with Ornge to 31 northern, remote Nishnawbe Aski Nation communities and Moosonee to administer the vaccine to those who wish to get it.\nTo date, Ontario has administered a total of 442,441 doses of COVID-19 vaccines.