Situation Report for July 2021

Administration

Nooksack Tribe’s Notable COVID-19 Response Accomplishments for July The Delta variant is continuing to spread in Whatcom County. One dose is not enough protection against the Delta variant, which causes infection at a much higher rate. Make sure to get both doses of Pfizer and Moderna. All unvaccinated Tribal members 12+ are encouraged to call the Clinic at 360-966-2106 or request an appointment online by filling out our contact form.Nooksack Council lifts the Shelter In Place Order, with some restrictions still in place. The Health Department and employees who are unvaccinated will continue to wear masks.The Northwood Casino has opened the buffet and previously closed sections. The casino anticipates the border reopening. The casino also hosted a J&J vaccine clinic for patrons.Newly published results show 90.4% efficacy in preventing COVID-19 for the Novavax vaccine. The study also shows 100% protection against moderate and severe disease. Nooksack, Lummi, and the University of Washington partnered to participate in this Phase 3 clinical trial.The Summer Youth Program opens up with all approved safety protocols in place, including policies on masking, transportation, pod groups, etc. Space is limited in the program.House of Children (Head Start) has opened with all approved safety protocols in place.TheRead More

COVID-19 Daily Public Health Memo

Health Center

COVID-19 Daily Public Health Memo July 22, 2021 To the Nooksack Tribal Community: Our dedicated Medical team works closely with our Public Health Officer, Dr. Frank James, to ensure we are taking the proper steps to safeguard our community members.  We recommend self-quarantine as being the best option to limit everyone’s exposure to this illness, however, we are prepared to offer testing to our members who may have been exposed and are experiencing symptoms. Total tests collected by the Nooksack Health Clinic:  3,777 Total Positives:   87 Active:  1    Recovered: 85   Unrecovered: 1 POSITIVE CASES BY AGE: 0-9y: 22               40-49y: 14 10-19y: 14           50-59y: 4 20-29y: 15           60-69y: 2 30-39y: 14           70-79y: 2 Total Presumptive: 0 (Rapid test, included in pending results)       Total Negatives:  3,676 Total Indeterminate:   0 Total Pending results:  14 If you have any questions, or think you may have been exposed, please contact our Health Clinic providers at 360-966-2106 before coming to the clinic. We wish you good health, so please Stay Home and Stay Healthy! Read more on our COVID-19 page here.

COVID-19 Daily Public Health Memo

Health Center

COVID-19 Daily Public Health Memo July 21, 2021 To the Nooksack Tribal Community: Our dedicated Medical team works closely with our Public Health Officer, Dr. Frank James, to ensure we are taking the proper steps to safeguard our community members.  We recommend self-quarantine as being the best option to limit everyone’s exposure to this illness, however, we are prepared to offer testing to our members who may have been exposed and are experiencing symptoms. Total tests collected by the Nooksack Health Clinic:  3,763 Total Positives:   87 Active:  1    Recovered: 85   Unrecovered: 1 POSITIVE CASES BY AGE: 0-9y: 22               40-49y: 14 10-19y: 14           50-59y: 4 20-29y: 15           60-69y: 2 30-39y: 14           70-79y: 2 Total Presumptive: 0 (Rapid test, included in pending results)       Total Negatives:  3,670 Total Indeterminate:   0 Total Pending results:  6 If you have any questions, or think you may have been exposed, please contact our Health Clinic providers at 360-966-2106 before coming to the clinic. We wish you good health, so please Stay Home and Stay Healthy! Read more on our COVID-19 page here.

COVID-19 Daily Public Health Memo

Health Center

COVID-19 Daily Public Health Memo July 20, 2021 To the Nooksack Tribal Community: Our dedicated Medical team works closely with our Public Health Officer, Dr. Frank James, to ensure we are taking the proper steps to safeguard our community members.  We recommend self-quarantine as being the best option to limit everyone’s exposure to this illness, however, we are prepared to offer testing to our members who may have been exposed and are experiencing symptoms. Total tests collected by the Nooksack Health Clinic:  3,757 Total Positives:   87 Active:  1    Recovered: 85   Unrecovered: 1 POSITIVE CASES BY AGE: 0-9y: 22               40-49y: 14 10-19y: 14           50-59y: 4 20-29y: 15           60-69y: 2 30-39y: 14           70-79y: 2 Total Presumptive: 0 (Rapid test, included in pending results)       Total Negatives:  3,662 Total Indeterminate:   0 Total Pending results:  8 If you have any questions, or think you may have been exposed, please contact our Health Clinic providers at 360-966-2106 before coming to the clinic. We wish you good health, so please Stay Home and Stay Healthy! Read more on our COVID-19 page here.

COVID-19 Daily Public Health Memo

Health Center

COVID-19 Daily Public Health Memo July 19, 2021 To the Nooksack Tribal Community: Our dedicated Medical team works closely with our Public Health Officer, Dr. Frank James, to ensure we are taking the proper steps to safeguard our community members.  We recommend self-quarantine as being the best option to limit everyone’s exposure to this illness, however, we are prepared to offer testing to our members who may have been exposed and are experiencing symptoms. Total tests collected by the Nooksack Health Clinic:  3,749 Total Positives:   86 Active:  0    Recovered: 85   Unrecovered: 1 POSITIVE CASES BY AGE: 0-9y: 21               40-49y: 14 10-19y: 14           50-59y: 4 20-29y: 15           60-69y: 2 30-39y: 14           70-79y: 2 Total Presumptive: 1 (Rapid test, included in pending results)       Total Negatives:  3,647 Total Indeterminate:   0 Total Pending results:  10 If you have any questions, or think you may have been exposed, please contact our Health Clinic providers at 360-966-2106 before coming to the clinic. We wish you good health, so please Stay Home and Stay Healthy! Read more on our COVID-19 page here.

COVID-19 Daily Public Health Memo

Health Center

COVID-19 Daily Public Health Memo July 16, 2021 To the Nooksack Tribal Community: Our dedicated Medical team works closely with our Public Health Officer, Dr. Frank James, to ensure we are taking the proper steps to safeguard our community members.  We recommend self-quarantine as being the best option to limit everyone’s exposure to this illness, however, we are prepared to offer testing to our members who may have been exposed and are experiencing symptoms. Total tests collected by the Nooksack Health Clinic:  3,739 Total Positives:   86 Active:  0    Recovered: 85   Unrecovered: 1 POSITIVE CASES BY AGE: 0-9y: 21               40-49y: 14 10-19y: 14           50-59y: 4 20-29y: 15           60-69y: 2 30-39y: 14           70-79y: 2 Total Presumptive: 0 (Rapid test, included in pending results)       Total Negatives:  3,646 Total Indeterminate:   0 Total Pending results:  1 If you have any questions, or think you may have been exposed, please contact our Health Clinic providers at 360-966-2106 before coming to the clinic. We wish you good health, so please Stay Home and Stay Healthy! Read more on our COVID-19 page here.

COVID-19 Daily Public Health Memo

Health Center

COVID-19 Daily Public Health Memo July 14, 2021 To the Nooksack Tribal Community: Our dedicated Medical team works closely with our Public Health Officer, Dr. Frank James, to ensure we are taking the proper steps to safeguard our community members.  We recommend self-quarantine as being the best option to limit everyone’s exposure to this illness, however, we are prepared to offer testing to our members who may have been exposed and are experiencing symptoms. Total tests collected by the Nooksack Health Clinic:  3,732 Total Positives:   86 Active:  0    Recovered: 85   Unrecovered: 1 POSITIVE CASES BY AGE: 0-9y: 21               40-49y: 14 10-19y: 14           50-59y: 4 20-29y: 15           60-69y: 2 30-39y: 14           70-79y: 2 Total Presumptive: 0 (Rapid test, included in pending results)       Total Negatives:  3,634 Total Indeterminate:   0 Total Pending results:  12 If you have any questions, or think you may have been exposed, please contact our Health Clinic providers at 360-966-2106 before coming to the clinic. We wish you good health, so please Stay Home and Stay Healthy! Read more on our COVID-19 page here.

COVID-19 Daily Public Health Memo

Health Center

COVID-19 Daily Public Health Memo July 13, 2021 To the Nooksack Tribal Community: Our dedicated Medical team works closely with our Public Health Officer, Dr. Frank James, to ensure we are taking the proper steps to safeguard our community members.  We recommend self-quarantine as being the best option to limit everyone’s exposure to this illness, however, we are prepared to offer testing to our members who may have been exposed and are experiencing symptoms. Total tests collected by the Nooksack Health Clinic:  3,720 Total Positives:   86 Active:  0    Recovered: 85   Unrecovered: 1 POSITIVE CASES BY AGE: 0-9y: 21               40-49y: 14 10-19y: 14           50-59y: 4 20-29y: 15           60-69y: 2 30-39y: 14           70-79y: 2 Total Presumptive: 0 (Rapid test, included in pending results)       Total Negatives:  3,627 Total Indeterminate:   0 Total Pending results:  7 If you have any questions, or think you may have been exposed, please contact our Health Clinic providers at 360-966-2106 before coming to the clinic. We wish you good health, so please Stay Home and Stay Healthy! Read more on our COVID-19 page here.

COVID-19 Daily Public Health Memo

Health Center

COVID-19 Daily Public Health Memo July 12, 2021 To the Nooksack Tribal Community: Our dedicated Medical team works closely with our Public Health Officer, Dr. Frank James, to ensure we are taking the proper steps to safeguard our community members.  We recommend self-quarantine as being the best option to limit everyone’s exposure to this illness, however, we are prepared to offer testing to our members who may have been exposed and are experiencing symptoms. Total tests collected by the Nooksack Health Clinic:  3,713 Total Positives:   86 Active:  0    Recovered: 85   Unrecovered: 1 POSITIVE CASES BY AGE: 0-9y: 21               40-49y: 14 10-19y: 14           50-59y: 4 20-29y: 15           60-69y: 2 30-39y: 14           70-79y: 2 Total Presumptive: 0 (Rapid test, included in pending results)       Total Negatives:  3,610 Total Indeterminate:   0 Total Pending results:  17 If you have any questions, or think you may have been exposed, please contact our Health Clinic providers at 360-966-2106 before coming to the clinic. We wish you good health, so please Stay Home and Stay Healthy! Read more on our COVID-19 page here.

COVID-19 Daily Public Health Memo

Health Center

COVID-19 Daily Public Health Memo July 9, 2021 To the Nooksack Tribal Community: Our dedicated Medical team works closely with our Public Health Officer, Dr. Frank James, to ensure we are taking the proper steps to safeguard our community members.  We recommend self-quarantine as being the best option to limit everyone’s exposure to this illness, however, we are prepared to offer testing to our members who may have been exposed and are experiencing symptoms. Total tests collected by the Nooksack Health Clinic:  3,696 Total Positives:   86 Active:  0    Recovered: 85   Unrecovered: 1 POSITIVE CASES BY AGE: 0-9y: 21               40-49y: 14 10-19y: 14           50-59y: 4 20-29y: 15           60-69y: 2 30-39y: 14           70-79y: 2 Total Presumptive: 0 (Rapid test, included in pending results)       Total Negatives:  3,604 Total Indeterminate:   0 Total Pending results:  6 If you have any questions, or think you may have been exposed, please contact our Health Clinic providers at 360-966-2106 before coming to the clinic. We wish you good health, so please Stay Home and Stay Healthy! Read more on our COVID-19 page here.