Public Health Memo: First Confirmed Case of COVID-19

Administration, Health Center

PUBLIC HEALTH MEMO COVID-19

September 10, 2020

Greetings Nooksack Community,

As of Thursday, September 10, 2020, the Nooksack Indian Tribe has confirmed our first positive case of SARS-COV-2 (COVID-19, known as Coronavirus).

  • Case #1 Non-Tribal member employee who resides outside of the tribal community

Total tests collected by the Nooksack Health Clinic:  868

Total Positives:            1         

Total Negatives:          837

Total Indeterminate:   0

Total Pending results:  30

Total Recovered:  N/A

The Medical Clinic team is taking immediate steps to identify close contacts and instruct them to self-quarantine and is prepared to offer testing to those that are exposed and experiencing symptoms.

The Medical Clinic will continue to work closely with Whatcom County officials to track any affected individuals.

If there are any questions, please call the Medical Clinic Staff at (360) 966-2106.

Be Well and Be Safe!

The Nooksack Pandemic Response Team