COVID-19 Community Update: 18 May

Warm Springs, OR May 18, 2021

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

“As of 8:45 am, 5/18/2021 – Warm Springs Health and Wellness Center has sent in or tested 10921 Total Tests, 10133 Total Negative, 0 Test Pending, 758 Total Positive Cases, 30 Total Invalid, 82 Hospitalized, 82 Discharged, 24 Deaths, 97 Positive test from outside facilities, 854 Total. (Overall Positivity: 6.9%) 5/17 – a total of 46 tested, 1 new positive, (2.20% positivity for day; 2.2% for this week), 0 Current Hospitalization, 0 on ventilator, 0 positives reported by Outside Facility, 0 death reported. St. Charles hospitals at (unknown) occupancy and ICS at (unknown). There are currently 9 persons with active COVID-19 receiving daily monitoring by Tribal and HIS staff and 10 close contacts receiving daily monitoring by IHS staff. Note: Current Jefferson County Risk Level =HIGH.

PRIMARY*********************************************************************
Total # of Primary Covid Vaccinations given: 2408
# of Primary Vaccines on hand: 156
5/10 – 4
5/11 – 11
5/12 — 3
5/13 – 12
5/14 — 1

2nd(BOOSTER DOSE)************************************************************
Total # of 2nd (booster) Covid Vaccinations given: 2005
# of 2nd Vaccines on hand: 75
5/11 – 5
5/13 – 26
5/14 — 2

Michele K. Miller, Deputy CEO, Portland Area Indian Health Service, Warm Springs Health and Wellness Center, 1270 Kot-Num Rd, P. O. Box 1209, Warm Springs, OR 97761, 541-553-6275, [email protected]

Please encourage those not vaccinated to reconsider getting a vaccination.

Vaccination appointments: 541-553-2131.

Please note vaccination rates of counties(16+ years): Jefferson 47.1%; Deschutes 62.6%; Wasco 52.1%; Hood River 66.2% and Crook 42.7%.

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