Covid-19 Community Update: 6 Jan

Warm Springs, OR January 6, 2021

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

“As of 9:42 am, 1/6/2021 – Warm Springs Health ness Center has sent in or tested 6827 Total Tests, 6188 Total Negative, 0 Test Pending, 611 Total positive Cases, 27 Total Invalid, 71 Hospitalized, 68 Discharged, 18 Deaths, 75 Positive test from other facilities, 686 Total. 1/5 – a total of 36 tested, 2 new positive, 7 total positives for the week, 3 Current Hospitalization, 0 on ventilator, 0 deaths reported. St. Charles hospitals at 87.7% occupancy and ICS at 93.33%. There are currently 27 persons with active COVID-19 receiving daily monitoring by Tribal and IHS staff and 22 close contacts receiving daily monitoring by IHS staff. Our next shipment of vaccine is expect on 1/11/2021. COVID-19 VACCINATIONS: 350 of 400.” Hyllis D. Dauphinais, Sr., CEO, Warm Springs Health & Wellness Center, 541-553-2176 (Office).

Please consider risk and benefits of Covid-19 vaccination; talk with your provider/doctor and ask next steps if you decide to get vaccination. Please keep safety measures in place, masking up, social distancing, washing hands often etc….whether you take the vaccination or not. Protection of your health requires use of all the tools in your health toolbox.

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