Covid-19 Community Update: 23 june

Warm Springs, OR June 23, 2020

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

“As of 4:10p on 6/23/2020 – Warm Springs Health and Wellness Center has sent in or tested 921 Total Tests, 845 Total Negative, 17 Test Pending, 56 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 299 STATE and 311 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 Warm summer weather is here and more visitors will be driving through, some stopping on the reservation- so visitors be forewarned we are a mask zone area, with masks required at the local stores, the Indian Head Casino, gas station and masks are required, also with temperatures taken before you enter our tribal government buildings. For latest information pertaining to camping and fishing areas on reservation, please call 541-553-2001.

Local temperatures are pushing 100 degrees, visitors and locals please remember Corona Virus-19 is still among us so stay cool, mask up, social distance, avoid gatherings, stay away from “hot spots” and drive safely.

“The Health and Human Services Branch is pleased to provide a Day Shelter for the homeless on days when the outside temperature exceeds 80 degrees.” The Shelter is located at 1112 Wasco street, Campus. Open at 10:00 a. m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday to Friday. No intoxicated individuals will be allowed in the shelter and Corona Virus-19 temperature checks before you enter and all must comply with the CoVID-19 safety and Shelter rules.

To check Oregon Status as of 0800 on 6/23/2020 go to https://govstatus.egov.com/OR-OHA-COVID-19
Also Center for Disease Control go to: cdc.gov

Press Release 6-23-2020

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