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Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)
Many Tribal community events and dinners (including Elder and Youth Activities) are being postponed until further notice to help prevent the potential spread of the virus. Please contact the event or activity coordinator for details. Continue to check this page and the Nisqually Tribe Public Health Facebook page for updates.
March 5, 2021 - Moderna Vaccine is now available to all household members of Tribal Employees. Click Here for New Patient Registration form.
March 3, 2021 - A resolution for the State of Emergency on the Nisqually Indian Reservation. Referencing the WA state Healthy Washington Plan – Phase 2.
February 16, 2021 - Protect Our Elders
February 10, 2021 - Youth Center Drive-Thru Vaccine Clinic 2/12/21 Cancelled
February 9, 2021 - COVID-19 Diagnosis and Vaccine Recommendation
February 4, 2021 - Vaccine Distribution List
February 2, 2021 - No Moderna Vaccinations Wednesday, February 3
January 21, 2021 - COVID-19 Update Moderna Vaccine
January 20, 2021 - Wear Your Mask Properly
January 11, 2021 - Nisqually Health Clinic Update
January 8, 2021 - Vaccine Patient Packet
January 3, 2021 - COVID-19 Update
November 25, 2020 - COVID-19 Holiday Weekend Info Sheet
November 24, 2020 - COVID-19 Incubation Timeline
November 18, 2020 - A resolution setting self-quarantine and Return to Work Policy for employees
November 18, 2020 - A resolution directing the Nisqually Public Health Officer and Information Technology Department to collaborate with Tribal Council to disseminate public health information via social media
May 29, 2020 - Tribal Council approved two resolutions, # 48 and # 49. Both of these resolutions are part of the Tribe’s phased reopening plan. We are still under our Stay at Home order, but some of the restrictions have been eased.
April 20, 2020 - Infodemic alert: The World Health Organization (WHO) has said that along with the pandemic of COVID-19, we are experiencing an “infodemic” of misinformation, rumors and myths regarding COVID-19. We know that the information about COVID-19 is changing daily as we learn more about this new virus. Visit the state’s COVID-19 website for up to date and reliable info: http://coronavirus.wa.gov. Click here for more details.
April 9, 2020 - Pharmacy Update: The Nisqually Health Pharmacy staff are working In-Clinic on Fridays 1pm-4pm and working offsite other regular business hours until further notice. CHS Eligible Patients that are in need of medication during this time please call 360-491-9770 AND PRESS “0” to speak with a Nisqually Pharmacist.
April 8, 2020 - Individual Economic Impact Payments: On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) into law. In order to help stimulate the U.S. economy, Congress included measures to provide direct cash payments to U.S. residents. By the end of April, the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) is set to begin the disbursement of payments. Click for more information...
March 18, 2020 - Early/Head Start follows Yelm School District. The program is closed until further notice due to the COVID-19 Virus. Please practice all recommended safety measures during this time.
March 17, 2020 - Nisqually Tribal Court Emergency Standing Order
March 16, 2020 - SPIPA administration and all TANF sites implemented preventative measures by limiting direct contact with clients. All client service request information will be completed by telephone or email, scanned to SPIPA fiscal with checks and/or purchase orders mailed to recipient (s). Flyers will be posted and staff will come in to process client needs on an as needed basis.
March 5, 2020 - All Elders Activities Cancelled
Tribal Members Only Announcements (requires password)
Pictured (left to right): Jackie Whittington, Willie Frank III, Antonette Squally, Ken Choke, David Iyall, Brian McCloud
Center for Disease Control (CDC) Information and Links
Health Clinic Information and Tips
Vaccine Patient Packet