The Colville Tribal Emergency Operations Center would like to say Happy Mother’s Day to everyone across the Colville Indian Reservation.
As we go to celebrate our mothers, please remember to continue to practice social distancing. We have been able to keep our numbers low by taking preventative action.
To date, 12 cases of COVID-19 have been reported across the reservation, and medical professionals have released 10 of those individuals from isolation.
The most recent case was reported Friday.
We know COVID-19 continues in our communities and we ask for your help to prevent further spread.
Test results to date for the Colville Service Unit clinics:
Test results to date for the Lake Roosevelt Community Health Center clinics:
At this time, the team wants to reinforce the importance of taking individual action in preventing further spread of COVID-19 on the Colville Reservation.
Please continue social distancing measures and follow these CDC recommended preventative steps:
- Stay home, stay safe.
- Practice social distancing by keeping a distance of about six feet from others if you must go out in public for essential activities.
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after being in a public place, or after blowing your nose, coughing or sneezing. If soap and water are not readily available, use a hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth with unwashed hands.
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
- Stay home if you are sick, except to get medical care.
- Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when coughing or sneezing; throw used tissues in the trash.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily. This includes tables, doorknobs, light switches, handles, desks, computers, phones, keyboards, sinks, toilets, faucets and countertops.
- If surfaces are dirty, clean them - use detergent or soap and water prior to disinfection.