Lac du Flambeau PCHC Health Center Covid-19 Updates— 3:00 PM 06.02.2020
COVID#19 CASE REPORTS/PCHC OPERATIONS as of 06/02/20
TRIBE REPORTS 1 CONFIRMED CORONAVIRUS CASE(S) In the Lac du Flambeau Community/Reservation.
Tests Performed at PCHC 45
Negative Tests 43
Pending Tests 2
Lac du Flambeau Residents Tested Outside PCHC
Tests Performed 87
Negative Tests 86
Positive Tests 1
_positive case recovered and is out of isolation
Community spread means spread of an illness for which the source of infection is unknown.
*Anyone who has been identified as a close contact with the individual who has tested positive for COVID-19 has been contacted by the Community Health Department.
If you have NOT BEEN CONTACTED BY THE COMMUNITY HEALTH DEPARTMENT, YOU HAVE NOT BEEN IDENTIFIED AS A CLOSE CONTACT, AND THEREFORE IT IS NOT RECOMMENDED THAT YOU RECEIVE TESTING.
*NOTE* It is important to follow the self-isolation guidelines as recommended. This is the best practice to keep yourself, loved ones and community members safe. Choosing not to follow self-isolation guidelines may have a devastating impact on the community. Do your part to keep everyone safe!
It is recommended that all community members continue the practices of social distancing, wearing a mask in public, using hand sanitizer and/or washing your hands with soap and water.
If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID- 19 (symptoms may include but not limited to; fever, cough, shortness of breath, chill, fatigue, headache, and new loss of taste or smell), please call PCHC and speak to the nurse who is providing COVID -19 screening at 715-588-3371.
Levels of exposures are defined as follows:
High-risk (close contacts) examples: person/s you live with in the same household
Medium-risk (contacts): person/s you have frequent contact with for extended periods of time, but do not live in the same household
Low- risk (casual minimal contact): person/s you have brief/limited interactions or contacts with covid positive.
The PCHC Community Health Department follows the same procedure or guidelines as other County Health Departments when a positive covid-19 is identified on our reservation. Contact Tracing is being conducted by PCHC/and/or the county of the patient.
We cannot provide the persons identification or address due to privacy rights or HIPPA violations
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KEEP ON KEEPING SAFE-- FOLLOW GUIDELINES
*Please remember to continue to Social Distance by staying 6 feet apart whenever possible.
*Please wear your masks when you go into businesses or out in public.
*Please wash - wash - wash your hands thoroughly and often- use hand sanitizer.
*Avoid large gatherings. This means no big family gatherings, feasts, parties, cookouts or get togethers. This is essential to minimize the potential to spread the virus to your loved ones!!
*Limit travel- minimize trips to stores and other areas of concern (large crowds).
*STAY CALM -STAY HOME-STAY SAFE
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