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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 Opens Comment Period for Proposed Hemp Ordinance

Lapwai, Idaho- On September 10, 2020, the Nez Perce Tribe (Tribe) provided notice of a proposed amendment to the Nez Perce Tribal Code (Code) regarding the regulation of the cultivation, processing and distribution of industrial hemp (Hemp Ordinance) on the Nez Perce Reservation. The notice opened up a comment period for the amendment, with a […]

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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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Nez Perce Tribe Spring General Council Rescheduled

Lapwai, Idaho- The 2020 Spring General Council of the Nez Perce Tribe, which was postponed because of the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, is now scheduled to be held on June 18-20, 2020, at the Pi-Nee-Waus Community Center in Lapwai, Idaho. The Nez Perce Tribe General Council committee made the decision to move forward with […]

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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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