Covid-19 Community Update: 19 Aug

Warm Springs, OR August 19, 2020

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

“As of 8:54am 8/19/2020 – Warm Springs Health and Wellness Center has sent in or tested 2471 Total Tests, 2186 Total Negative, 29 Tests Pending, 240 Total Positive Cases (41 Positive test from other facilities), 16 Total Invalid, 28 Hospitalized, 20 Discharged and 6 Deaths. There are currently 32 persons with active COVID-19 receiving daily monitoring by Tribal and IHS staff and 36 close contacts receiving daily monitoring by IHS staff. 5 Total New Positives.” Dauphinais, Hyllis, CEO, Warm Springs Health and Wellness Center, CoVID-19 Update

The Tribal Council members and others in the Chambers Monday are ordered to be quarantined for 14 days starting this last Monday, August 17, 2020. Tribal Council and management will adjust to carry on business as needed by phone or through computer video.

Wildfires, see other reports. Please let fire and emergency services do their work and stay away from the fire location.

A serious reminder that if you are positive with the Corona Virus-19, the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs tribal government expects you to be responsible and isolate yourself……if not Ordinance 101 will allow detention of those that do not comply with ordered isolation/quarantine.

Boil Water Notice Lifted—Thank you Public Utilities, for your work towards clean drinking water for the Warm Springs agency area. More work to be done with our “aging water system” so for now-THANKS!