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PCHC Community Health Update 6/26/20 2pm

Department Updates and Notices

Lac du Flambeau PCHC Health Center Covid-19 Updates— 2:00 PM   06.26.2020

COVID#19 CASE REPORTS/PCHC OPERATIONS as of 06/26/20

TRIBE REPORTS 1 CONFIRMED CORONAVIRUS CASE(S) In the Lac du Flambeau Community/Reservation.

Tests Performed at PCHC 55

Negative Tests 53

Pending Tests  2

Lac du Flambeau Residents Tested Outside PCHC

Tests Performed 140

Negative Tests 139

Pending Tests  0

Positive Tests 1

Recovered  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

 

See website information:

https://oneida-county-covid-19-update-ochdwi.hub.arcgis.com/

http://www.vilaspublichealth.com/

 https://www.ironcountypublichealth.org/

https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/outbreaks/

https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/covid-19/help.htm

 

STAY Vigilant-KEEP FOLLOWING RECOMMENDATIONS

*Please remember to continue to Social Distance by staying 6 feet apart whenever possible.

* 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).

*Remind your children and others to practice these safety measures.

 

Please visit LDFTRIBE.COM for updates.  Migwiich!!

        

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