Covid-19 Community Update: 16 Oct

Warm Springs, OR October 16, 2020

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

“As of 9:05 am, 10/16/2020 – Warm Springs Health and Wellness Center has sent in or tested 3778 Total Tests, 3425 Total Negative, 6 tests Pending, 326 Total Positive Cases (50 Positive test from other facilities, 376 Total), 22 Total Invalid, 41 Hospitalized, 41 Discharged and 9 Deaths. There are currently 12 persons with active COVID-19 receiving daily monitoring by Tribal and IHS staff and 15 close contacts receiving daily monitoring, Thursday – 10/15 a total of 30 tested, 2 new positive and 2 total for Week; 0 Current Hospitalization, 0 on ventilator. ” Dauphinais, Hyllis, CEO, Warm Springs and Wellness Center, CoVID-19 Update

Related notes from WS Health and Wellness Center: Flu Vaccine numbers – Federal Employees 85 (88.8%) —Community 572 or 10.3% of 2019 user population. The air quality this morning is Good AQI = 23-29.

The Warm Springs Covid-19 Response celebrates with our Community- low positives for the week. We worked hard to get to these lower numbers and let’s keep on grinding to: wear masks, social
distance, avoid gatherings, wash hands often, avoid hot spots and if sick, stay home. If told by
Community Health nurse to ISOLATE or QUARANTINE—follow directions.

Please invest your CARES/Covid-19 Emergency and Disaster Relief to meet the needs caused by the impacts of Covid-19. It is to help with loss of income; increased costs of health precautions and care; increased costs of living; added costs for personal and household safety; costs of dependent care—continue taking care of yourself, your family and battling this deadly disease.