Covid-19 Community Update: 9 Dec

Warm Springs, OR December 9, 2020

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

“As of 9:23 am, 12/9/2020 – Warm Springs Health Wellness Center has sent in or tested 5829 Total Tests, 5291 Total Negative, 2 Test Pending, 510 Total Positive Cases, 27 Invalid, 58 Hospitalized, 54 Discharged, 10 Deaths, 69 Positive test from other facilities, 579 Total Positives. 12/8 – a total of 113 tested, 14 new positive, 38 total positives for the week, 49 Rapid, 9 positive, 62 BinaxNow, 4 positive, 2 State, 0 positive returned from State, 1 positive reported by Other Healthcare Facility, 4 current Hospitalization, 2 on ventilator, 0 new COVID related deaths. There are currently 75 persons with active COVID-19 receiving daily monitoring by Tribal and IHS staff and 141close contacts receiving daily monitoring by IHS staff.” Hyllis D. Dauphinais, Sr. CEO Warm Springs health & Wellness Center, 541-553-2176 Office, 480-335-5142

Related Health News: Flu Vaccine numbers – Community at 22.5%.

“Government shut down—Will be effective starting tomorrow. Essential services will continue and GM/Directors, Supervisors should be working to ensure coverage of their area. Other essential employees can/will be defined by the GM/Director. Shut is imposed until December 27 with expected return to work date of Dec. 28. Official memo forthcoming.” Michele Stacona, Secretary-Treasurer/CEO, Confederated Tribes of The Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon.

Please keep practicing safe Covid-19 practices. Numbers of infections increasing all around us. The COVID Response team needs community to step up and stay home, stay safe, stay healthy.