September 7, 2021
COVID19 UPDATE FOR FORT HALL RESERVATION
Fort Hall is on the rise and continues to show at least 2 positive cases per day according to the Tribal Health Data Analyst. According to CDC reports, the CDC Director is suggesting that unvaccinated people should not travel during Labor Day week given that the Delta Variant is very highly transmissible. The Fort Hall Business Council also caution the community to wear your facemasks during the Eastern Idaho State Fair/National Indian Relay races to protect yourself and your family.
Our numbers for this week as of September 7, 2021, at 4:00PM.
- Total Cases To-Date 1063
- Total Active Cases 33
- Total Currently Hospitalized 1
- Total Recovered to Date 1006
- Total Deceased to Date 24
- Breakthrough cases 25
*Breakthrough cases is when a fully vaccinated person gets infected with the coronavirus.
Total Vaccines given to Date 6,061 / Youth ages 12-17 years 391
To date, the Tribes have given a total of 6,061 vaccines to the Fort Hall community which covers 54% of the reservation population. Of this number, 3,220 are fully vaccinated, 391 have been given to tribal youth, ages 12-17, by Fort Hall I.H.S. According to Tribal Data, the most positive cases by gender are females in the 25-34 age range.
The second highest age range is 0-9 years old. With school in full swing, we recommend keeping your child masked up. For those that are fully vaccinated, you can still pick up your $50 incentive card at Not-tsoo Gah-nee (must show your vaccine card & Tribal ID/CIB).
The ‘Binax NOW’ Testing or community screening is still available at the Fort Hall I.H.S. north tent structure from 1:00 PM -3:00 PM, Mondays – Thursdays only. Remember, NO appointments are necessary. Please drive up to the registration table for a short intake and thereafter will be directed to the testing tent.
The Not-tsoo Gah-Nee IHS Clinic (I.H.S) is providing the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines. I.H.S offers a walk-in clinic on Monday-Wednesday, Friday 9-11am 1:30-3:30pm. Contact 238-5435 (THHS), 208-238-5427 (IHS Medical.
The Shoshone-Bannock Community Health Center (HRSA) is providing the Moderna vaccine. HRSA offers a walk-in clinic on Saturdays from 2:00-7:45pm, Sunday-Friday call to schedule 208-478-3987.