Covid-19 Community Update: 19 June

Warm Springs, OR June 20, 2020

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

“As of 4:45p on 6/19/2020 – Warm Springs Health and Wellness Center has sent in or tested 869 Total Tests, 795 Total Negative, 16 Test Pending, 55 Total Positive Cases, 3 Total Invalid, 4 Hospitalized, 2 Discharged, 42 Recovered. Note – the STATE lab is taking 24-48 hours for results Our testing capability currently stands at 316 STATE and 347 ABBOTT test kits. We continue to do random surveillance testing of our high-risk community members. We have begun a broader surveillance of the CTWS employees.” Hyllis Dauphinais, Sr., CEO Warm Springs Health and Wellness Center

The Warm Springs community should congratulate itself, with support from Tribal Council, Indian Health Services, CTWS’ Health Branch and CoVID-19 Response team we’ve battled with Corona Virus-19 for three months. The health team responds quickly to determine course of actions if symptoms point to the virus.

The other services available at “The clinic” are still offered. The need for emergency dental services was highlighted in Tribal Council; due to the Corona virus it makes dental work difficult to do safely. It has been a challenge to provide services due to the danger of Corona Virus-19, as people to people contact has to be done safely. Childhood immunizations are being done; we ask for parent’s patience and understanding with extra precautions-getting your children immunized with safety for child, parents and providers. Let the nurses know at the entry way about your health situation, they’ll assist you to access services.

Patience and courtesy is a challenge in these times. Managed Care’s General Manger, Michael Collins: “Managed Care is open for services to the community with referrals being processed for all priorities.  Although our office area is not accessible to the community you may drop off your bills with the front gate and they will bring them to us. Managed Care can be reached at (541) 553-4949 or by email at:
[email protected]

check Oregon Status as of 0800 on 6/19/2020 go to https://govstatus.egov.com/OR-OHA-COVID-19

Also Center for Disease Control go to: cdc.gov
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Press Release 6-19-2020

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