Covid-19 Community Update: 1 July

Warm Springs, OR July 1, 2020

Contact: Louie Pitt, Jr.
Director Government Affairs & Planning
Email: [email protected]
Phones: 541-553-3540/541-777-1359

“As of 5:00p on 7/1/2020 – Warm Springs Health and Wellness Center has sent in or tested 1111 Total Tests, 987 Total Negative, 46 Test Pending, 75 Total Positive Cases, 3 Total Invalid, 5 Hospitalized, 3 Discharged, 53 Recovered. Note – the STATE lab is taking 24-48 hours for results Our testing capability currently stands at 285 STATE and 254 ABBOTT test kits. We continue to do random surveillance testing of our high-risk community members, our healthcare and first responder staff, and we continue to conduct broader surveillance of the CTWS employees, as the community has reopened. Hyllis D. Dauphinais, Sr.,CEO, Warm Springs Health and Wellness Center

The Boil Water Notice still in effect for Warm Springs Agency area. For more information contact: The Branch of Public Utilities, Water & Wastewater division at (541) 553-3246 The conservation of water at this time is critical due to our water infrastructure situation, so please keep your watering of lawns to a minimum.

The Oregon Health Authority reported 281 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 as of 12:01 a.m. Wednesday….It is the highest daily case count since the beginning of the pandemic.” Reports KTVZ The increase in positives and presumptive cases is alarming along with more young people being infected, the need to be social and a three-weekend coming up makes for possible increase in COVID-19.

The Warm Springs Tribal Council, CoVID-19 Response team and now State of Oregon Governor Brown say loud and clear-wear your face coverings, social distance, wash hands often, avoid crowds, stay away from hot spots…….it is your choice.

To check Oregon Status as of 0800 on 7/1/2020 go to https://govstatus.egov.com/OR-OHA-COVID-19

Also Center for Disease Control go to: cdc.gov

Press Release 7-1-2020

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