Situation Report Week of August 24 – August 31


Nooksack Tribe’s Notable COVID-19 Response Accomplishments Aug. 24 – Aug. 31st

  • During the week of government-wide closure, all government buildings are deep cleaned and sanitized by a hired specialist company.
  • UV air scrubbers are installed in all government buildings. This impressive project is provided by COVID-19 funding to insure safer working conditions for Nooksack employees.
  • Dr. James is working on potential participation in vaccine trials for Nooksack.
  • Chromebooks are distributed to Nooksack Tribal students. However, staff are facing an obstacle in shipping Chromebooks to our Canadian Tribal members due to the battery content of the package. Staff are actively working on a solution to get all Chromebooks shipped to students.
  • Nooksack begins to offer the descendant Chromebook option for purchase at a discounted cost.
  • Some applications are now available online for safe and convenient non-contact process.
  • Whatcom Unified Command hosts a mobile testing site at the old Nooksack River building.
  • 10% of Casino employees will begin testing with the Clinic this week.
  • The Pandemic Response Team acknowledges the need for conversations about the intersection of cultural events and COVID-19.
  • Discussions continue regarding Nooksack education, Head Start, and youth programs.

Read the full document here.

Please find all documents on our COVID-19 page.