COVID-19 Community Update: 1 April

Warm Springs, OR April 1, 2020

COVID-19 Community Update
April 1, 2020


Currently there are not any cases of Corona Virus in Warm Springs or Jefferson County. We have tested 11 individuals in Warm Springs with 5 of those tests returning as negative and 6 tests pending results. We will notify the community when those results come back.

There has been five confirmed case of the CoronaVirus in Wasco County in The Dalles area. For our community members that do their shopping in The Dalles, we ask that you exercise cautious judgment and be aware of the potential of this virus and that its only carrier is by human contact. If at all possible, please be mindful of the rest of the community and stay home.

We would like to thank everyone for doing their part in not spreading the chances of the CoronaVirus making it to Warm Springs by staying home. We understand that it can be trying and stressful staying at home and not going out. However, by you doing so, you are doing a great deed in helping keep your community safe. Each of us makes a difference and with our continued support and understanding, we will make it through. Again, thank you for doing your part.

The Warm Springs Health and Wellness Center is currently open and we ask that if you are sick to call into the clinic at (541)553-1196 for screening and appointment setting. The Clinic will be utilizing Parking lot check-in service and curbside prescription service. They are also checking everybody’s temperature as they enter the building. The after-hours nurse triage line is (541)553-5512.

The Tribal Government will be closed from March 30, 2020 through April 12, 2020. We will continue to state that The Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs values the health of all of our community and will continue to work diligently in keeping your welfare safe and to continue to offer limited services to the membership during this closure.

The Tribal Organization would like to thank all of you for doing your part during this time and understanding the seriousness of the situation.