June 30, 2021
COVID19 UPDATE FOR FORT HALL RESERVATION
Fort Hall- Even though Fort Hall is seeing low positive cases, tribal health officials are still stressing to keep your facemasks and keep your hands washed to protect yourselves from the COVID19 variants. Our current vaccination rate is 49% which has increased by 1% over the past 2-3 weeks. The ultimate vaccination goal for Fort Hall is 75% by the end of the year.
Our numbers for this week as of June 29, 2021, at 4:00PM.
Total Cases To-Date 953
Total Active Cases 8
Total Currently Hospitalized 0
Total Recovered to Date 924
Total Deceased to Date 21
Total Vaccines are given to Date 5,585
MASS SCREENING UPDATES
According to Tribal Health, since there has been a 41% decrease in testing at the community sites over the past weeks, the screenings will terminate this week on July 1st.
Here are the results from this week’s screenings:
Monday, June 28- 80 tests, no positives
Tuesday, June 29 – 30 tests, no positives
To date, the Tribes have given a total of 5,585 vaccines to the Fort Hall community. Of this number, 2,960 are fully vaccinated which provides an estimate of covering 49% of our community population. The vaccination numbers include Native Americans, Shoshone-Bannock Tribal members 12 years and older, and non-tribal employees and residents that work and live in Fort Hall.
For those that are fully vaccinated, you can pick up your $50 vaccine incentive at Not-tsoo Gah-nee IHS Clinic (Vaccine card & Tribal ID/CIB required)
To enter into the Sho-Ban Vax Nupius Drawing, go to : https://shoshone-bannock.tribalsites.com/pages/sho-ban-vax-nupius-drawing.html, or forms can be picked up and turned in at Fort Hall Clinics/Tribal Business Center.
AI/AN Youth* and Adults (12+) Vaccine Opportunities (YOUTH 12-17 can only receive Pfizer at this time)
· Not-tsoo Gah-Nee IHS Clinic
· J&J (1 dose), Moderna (2 doses-4wk) ,and Pfizer (2 doses-3wk) walk in clinic/scheduled: Monday-Wednesday, Friday 9-11am, 1:30-3:30pm 238-5435 (THHS), 208-238-5427 (IHS Medical)
Shoshone-Bannock Community Health Center
For the J&J (1 dose) walk-in clinic 7 days/week 2-7:45pm walk-in or call to schedule 208-478-3987. For the Moderna (2 doses) walk-in clinic Saturday 2-7:45pm, Sunday-Friday call to schedule 208-478-3987.
The Tribes will have a Facebook LIVE on Thursday, July 8, 2021, at 12’noon on the Tribes Facebook page.
Visit us online at www.sbtribes.com/covid-19/ or to view Fort Hall Covid dashboard, https://arcg.is/1G9HaO /