Warm Springs, OR — August 25, 2020
Contact: Louie Pitt, Jr.
Director Government Affairs & Planning
“As of 9:02am, 8/25/2020 – Warm Springs Health and Wellness Center has sent in or tested 2578 Total Tests, 2308 Total Negative, 43 Tests Pending, 254 Total Positive Cases (45 Positive test from other facilities), 19 Total Invalid, 33 Hospitalized, 30 Discharged and 6 Deaths. There are currently 41 persons with active COVID-19 receiving daily monitoring by Tribal and IHS staff and 73 close contacts receiving daily monitoring by IHS staff. (As of Friday—8/24 a total of 44 tested. 3 new positive; 1 – in house Rapid & 2 – outside source –Hospital; 1 new hospitalization-3 total.” Dauphinais, Hyllis, CEO, Warm Springs Health and Wellness Center, CoVID-19 Update
Tribal Council (by conference call) accepted recommendation from the Warm Springs Covid-19. Response to open up our tribal government services at 50 percent. This is contingent upon the Covid- 19 spread in our community. Official notice of tribal government opening coming soon. Three Council members were not in attendance.
Any number in a gathering increases the chance of spread of Covid-19. Please continue use of masks, social distancing (not closer to a person not of your household than 6 feet); avoid hot spots, wash hands often, and do this through out the day.
STAY HOME, STAY SAFE
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