Warm Springs, OR — December 30, 2020
Contact: Louie Pitt, Jr.
Director Government Affairs & Planning
“As of 10:13 am, 12/30/2020 – Warm Springs Health ness Center has sent in or tested 6575 Total Tests, 6051 Total Negative, 0 Test Pending, 597 Total Positive Cases, 27 Total Invalid, 69 Hospitalized, 60 Discharged, 15 Deaths, 74 Positive test from other facilities, 671 Total. 12/29 – a total of 43 tested, 4 new positive, 9 total positives for the week., 42 Rapid, 4 positive, 1 BinaxNow, 0 positive; 0 State, 0 positive returned from State, 0 positive reported by Other Healthcare Facility, 9 Current Hospitalization, 1 on ventilator, 0 new COVID 19 deaths; There are currently 36 persons with active COVID-19 receiving daily monitoring by Tribal and IHS staff and 63 close contacts receiving daily monitoring by IHS staff. Flu Vaccine numbers – Community at 22.5%. COVID-19 VACCINATIONS: 202” Hyllis D. Dauphinais, Sr., CEO, Warm Springs Health & Wellness Center, 541-553-2176 (Office).
Covid-19 vaccinations take the front page of local Warm Springs tribal newspaper-Spilyay Tymoo as Tim Wainanwit, an Indian Health Staff members gets the first Moderna Covid-19 vaccine shot. Also taking the vaccine are Dr. Rachel Locker and Dr. Tom Creelman. Please work with your medical provider, your Medical Doctor, to discuss taking the Moderna Covid-19 vaccination. It is your decision to take or not take vaccination. “Clearly, this marks a key turning point in the fight against the pandemic.” Spilyay Tymoo Information on vaccine plan for the Warm Springs community is found in December 30th, 2020 edition of the Spilyay Tymoo and KWSO has public service announcements, special reports and interviews related to Covid-19 and the vaccination plan.
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