Warm Springs, OR — July 9, 2020
Contact: Louie Pitt, Jr.
Director Government Affairs & Planning
“As of 4:58p on 7/9/2020 – Warm Springs Health and Wellness Center has sent in or tested 1290 Total Tests, 1138 Total Negative, 44 Test Pending, 103 Total Positive Cases, 5 Total Invalid, 7 Hospitalized, 4 Discharged, 76 Recovered. Note – the STATE lab is taking 24-48 hours for results and our maximum daily capacity for Rapid tests is 20-22. Our test kit inventory currently stands at 271 STATE and 267 ABBOTT (Rapid) test kits. We continue to do random surveillance testing of our high-risk community members, our healthcare and first responder staff, and we continue to conduct broader surveillance of the CTWS employees, as the community has reopened.” Hyllis D. Dauphinais, Sr. CEO, Warm Springs Health and Wellness Center ph: 541-553-2176
The bad news is the Covid-19 positives continue to rise with good news is that we have an additional 14 patients added to the recovery column, leaving 27 active cases. The Community Health Services team will do contract tracing to determine source of infection and the others who came in contact with the person that is tested as positive. A wildfire is burning in the Sidwalter area, near U.S. 26, 91 mile post. No facilities at risk at this time. Be patient as U.S. 26 will be closed for emergency access and traveler safety.
The Boil Water Notice still in effect for Warm Springs Agency area. For more information contact: The Branch of Public Utilities, Water & Wastewater division at (541) 553-3246 The conservation of water at this time is critical due to our water infrastructure situation, so please keep your watering of lawns to a minimum. As of July 9, 2020 no timelines of repairs are available.
To check Oregon Status as of 0800 on 7/9/2020 go to https://govstatus.egov.com/OR-OHA-COVID-19
Also Center for Disease Control go to: cdc.gov