June 15, 2021
COVID19 UPDATE FOR FORT HALL RESERVATION
Fort Hall- We are happy to see low positive cases in Fort Hall, although, Tribal leadership and health officials are still stressing to keep your facemasks on to protect yourselves from the COVID19 variants. Numbers are slightly increasing on vaccines at our Tribal Health facilities. Our current vaccination rate is 48% which has remained stagnate for the last month. The ultimate vaccination goal for Fort Hall is 75% by the end of the year.
Our numbers for this week as of June 14, 2021, at 4:00PM.
Total Cases To-Date 944
- Total Active Cases 2
- Total Currently Hospitalized 1
- Total Recovered to Date 921
- Total Deceased to Date 21
- Total Vaccines are given to Date 5,497
MASS SCREENING UPDATES
Here are the results from this week’s screenings:
- Monday, June 14- 107 were screened with 0 positives
- Tuesday, June 15 – information not available at time of report
To date, the Tribes have given a total of 5,497 vaccines to the Fort Hall community.
Of this number, 2,896 are fully vaccinated which provides an estimate of covering 48% of our community population. Please note, this number includes Native American, Shoshone-Bannock Tribal members 12 years and older, and non-tribal employees and residents that work and live in Fort Hall. In efforts to increase the vaccination rate in the community, the Tribes are sponsoring a ‘Sho-Ban Vax Nupius Drawing’ for those that are fully vaccinated for a chance to win $1,000.00 cash. The drawing was officially announced this week and the first drawing will announce two (2), lucky winners, on Thursday, June 24th on the tribes’ Facebook Live (after the COVID updates). More information on the drawing is on the Tribes Covid webpage, see link below.
Fort Hall offers the Moderna, Pfizer and J&J vaccines to ages 12 years and older. To schedule, an appointment for a vaccine call I.H.S at (208) 238-5427 or Tribal Health at (208) 238-5435.
The Tribes will have a Facebook LIVE next Thursday, June 24, 2021 at 12’noon on the Tribes Facebook page.
The next Food Distribution is this Thursday, June 17th at 3PM-6PM at the Fort Hall Old Casino parking lot. 1st come; 1st served. Sponsored by the Idaho Food Bank, Tribes 477 department, THHS Diabetes Project, Tribal Office of Emergency Management and Planning & Housing Opportunities Program.
Visit us online at www.sbtribes.com/covid-19/ or to view Fort Hall Covid dashboard, https://arcg.is/1G9HaO /