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Nez Perce Tribe Proceeding to Stage 4 in Pandemic Response

Lapwai, Idaho- Beginning April 1, 2021, the Nez Perce Tribe (Tribe) will change its COVID-19 response to correspond with Stage 4 of the Idaho Rebounds guidelines.  As of March 26, 2021, Nimiipuu Health (NMPH) had a 14-day average of less than one positive COVID-19 case per day and a positivity rate of 4.17%.    Given […]

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Nimiipuu Health Conducts Mass COVID-19 Vaccination Event at Clearwater River Casino Event Center

Lapwai, Idaho- Today, Nimiipuu Health administered 211 first-dose, Moderna COVID-19 Vaccinations to individuals with the assistance of the Idaho National Guard. The mass vaccination was conducted at the Clearwater River Casino Event Center to accommodate and provide appropriate social distancing for the large numbers of participants. The second dose will be provided to the same […]

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Nez Perce Tribe Proceeding to Stage 3 in Pandemic Response

Lapwai, Idaho- Beginning January 21, 2020, the Nez Perce Tribe (Tribe) will change its COVID-19 response to correspond with Stage 3 of the Idaho Rebounds guidelines.  As of January 14, 2021, Nimiipuu Health (NMPH) had a 14-day average of less than one positive COVID-19 case per day and a positivity rate of 10.8%.  This is […]

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Over 100 COVID-19 Tests Conducted at Kamiah Nimiipuu Health

Kamiah, Idaho- COVID-19 testing was conducted at Kamiah Nimiipuu Health (NMPH) on Saturday, July 4. One hundred and one tests were conducted. At this time one test returned positive and 86 are still pending. The remaining test results are expected in approximately 8-10 days.  The delay in processing of the pending tests is due to the […]

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Nez Perce Tribe 2020 Spring General Council Safety Protocols

Lapwai, Idaho-  The Nez Perce Tribe (Tribe) 2020 Spring General Council (GC) is scheduled to take place on June 18, 19, and 20 at the Pi-Nee-Waus Community Center in Lapwai.  The event was originally scheduled to occur the first full weekend of May, but was rescheduled because of restrictions on large gatherings implemented by the […]

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Clearwater River Casino & Lodge to Reopen Friday

Lewiston, Idaho- The Clearwater River Casino & Lodge (Casino) ceased operations on March 18, 2020 as a safety precaution in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Since then, staff have been working diligently to prepare to welcome back customers to the gaming floor by completely sanitizing the facility and initiating new safety measures.  Collective mitigation efforts […]

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COVID-19 Update for Nez Perce Reservation

Lapwai, Idaho- As of May 15, 2020, Nimiipuu Health has tested 137 individuals for the COVID-19 virus. Of those tests, 17 have returned positive.  All positive tests were from persons tested at the Lapwai clinic located in Nez Perce County. The ages of the individuals that tested positive range from ages 1 – 80. There […]

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COVID-19 Update for Nimiipuu Health and the Nez Perce Tribe

Lapwai, Idaho- On May 6, 2020, Nimiipuu Health recorded no new positive cases of the COVID-19 virus. On May 5 fourteen individuals were tested and out of those tests, four returned positive. These new results bring the total number of positive COVID-19 cases for the Nez Perce Reservation to 16 positive COVID-19 cases out of […]

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