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Nimiipuu Health Confirms Additional Positive COVID-19 Tests

Lapwai, Idaho- On May 2, 2020 the Nimiipuu Health clinic in Lapwai conducted additional testing as a result of the two positive cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) that were confirmed on Friday, May 1, 2020. While performing 28 tests, the clinic confirmed ten additional positive tests. There are now a total of 12 positive cases […]

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Nimiipuu Health Reports Two Positive COVID-19 Cases

Lapwai, Idaho- On May 1, 2020, two patients at Nimiipuu Health, the tribal clinic on the Nez Perce Reservation, tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). To date, Nimiipuu Health has tested 12 individuals. These are the first two confirmed positive cases.    The individuals are Nez Perce tribal members and of the same family. […]

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An Update to the Nez Perce Tribe’s COVID-19 Response

Lapwai, Idaho- Following the Nez Perce Tribe’s (Tribe) declaration of a Public Health Emergency on March 18, 2020, it continues to run its Emergency Operations Command (EOC) center under the direction of Incident Commander Marty Antone, Nez Perce Tribal Police Department (NPTPD) Captain. The EOC is currently operating at a response level higher than currently […]

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Temporary Closure – Nez Perce Tribal Enterprises

With The Nez Perce Tribe (Tribe) recently having issued a resolution declaring a state of public health emergency on the Nez Perce Reservation, consistent with efforts around the globe to take preventative measures to avert the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), The Nez Perce Tribal Enterprises remains committed to making efforts to protect the health and […]

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Tunnel Pond Opening Day Event Cancelled

Orofino, Idaho- In response to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic, the Nez Perce Tribe (Tribe) has decided to cancel the previously scheduled Saturday, March 28, 2020 Tunnel Pond Opening Day, Free Fishing Event. This decision was made to meet the recommendations of avoiding large crowds.   Tunnel Pond will open for regular fishing season on Wednesday, […]

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