Coronavirus: Information & Updates

COVID-19 CASES IN OUR AREA
*Swinomish Tribal Community
Updated 6/2/20 5:21 p.m.
2 deaths while in assisted living, off the reservation
**Swinomish Medical Clinic
Updated 6/2/20 5:21 p.m.
85 negative; 10 pending
Skagit County
Updated 6/1/20 4:30 a.m.

438 positive; 51 hospitalized; 15 deaths; 294 recovered
Whatcom County
Updated 6/2/20 10:30 a.m.

404 positive; 8,199 negative; 30 deaths
Snohomish County
Updated 6/2/20 1:45 9.m.

3,001 positive; 31 hospitalized; 2,876 recovered; 150 deaths
King County
Updated 6/2/20 2:00 p.m.

8,235 positive; 560 deaths
Washington State
Updated 6/1/20 11:59 p.m.

22,157 positive; 3,543 hospitalizations; 1,129 deaths; total tests 368,799
Map: Washington State Cases by County
Map: United States Cases by State


*People tested at facilities other than the Swinomish Medical Clinic. Further testing results are reflected in the county report.

**These numbers are reflective of tests performed at the Swinomish Medical Clinic and do not account for citizens of the Swinomish Reservation who may have been tested elsewhere.


May 27, 2020 - SENATE RESOLUTION ON COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS

PDF_icon_sm Dear Swinomish Reservation Residents,

Today, the Swinomish Senate passed a new continuing Resolution addressing COVID-19 precautions for residents and businesses on the Swinomish Reservation.

We take very seriously our responsibility to protect our community. I am pleased to say that with all of your help, our efforts to flatten the curve have been working.

Now, as we carefully and cautiously take the next steps in reopening our economy, we must continue doing all we can to maintain our momentum in our fight against COVID-19.

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May 5, 2020 - PHASE 1 CONSTRUCTION RESTART

Although the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community “Stay Home" order is still in effect, the Swinomish Senate implemented a limited Phase 1 Construction Restart, which authorizes activity on existing construction projects (those with an issued permit as of March 23rd) that can be performed while maintaining the six-foot social distancing, and remain in compliance with the Phase 1 Construction Restart COVID-19 Job Site Requirements.

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May 4, 2020 - A MESSAGE FROM THE KUKUTALI MANAGEMENT BOARD

The Swinomish Indian Tribal Community and Washington State Parks would like the public to know that Kukutali Preserve State Park will not reopen to the public on May 5th and that park access continues to be restricted until further notice. The Swinomish Tribe and State Parks have co-owned and co-managed Kukutali since 2014 in the first-ever such partnership. The Tribe and State are working on updated management and public access practices in light of the COVID-19 public health crisis in an effort to ensure the greatest level of protection to Swinomish tribal community members and the public, and request everyone’s help to respect and adhere to the ongoing restrictions. The Tribe and State expect to announce updated management and access measures within the next two weeks.

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May 1, 2020 - A MESSAGE FROM SWINOMISH TRIBAL CHAIRMAN STEVE EDWARDS

PDF_icon_sm Dear Tribal Members, Reservation Residents, and Tribal Employees,

Yesterday the Senate decided to extend its Stay Home Order until Monday, May 18. Please share with your family and other community members.

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Coronavirus: Information & Updates