Covid-19 Community Update: 17 Sept 2020

Warm Springs, OR September 17, 2020

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

“As of 12:16pm on 9/17/2020 – Warm Springs Health and Wellness Center has sent in or tested 3065 Total Tests, 2734 Total Negative, 23 Pending and 286 Positive Cases,(47 positive tests from other facilities, 333 total), 22 Invalid, 38 Hospitalized, 37 Discharged, 9 Deaths. Wednesday – 9/16 a total of 32 tested, 3 new positives, 1 Current Hospitalization, 0 on Ventilator, 1 Positive reported by Other Healthcare Facility” CoVID-19 Brief & Update, Hyllis Dauphinais, Sr.

Great news on Lionshead and P-515 firest, 95 % containment is what reports read. The Sidwalter are evacuation notice reduced from Level 2 to Level 1. Smoke is still a major health factor, as air quality is very hazardous to health. N 95 masks are required if you have to go out into the smoke.

Weather reports have storms moving into the area, some rain, thunder and lightning for sure areforecast for west Cascades. If storm gets to burn area, high waters may occur due to no vegetation to absorb water with more runoff than usual. Keep watching your local news for emergency warnings.


Press Release 9-17-20