Southern Ute Indian Tribe response to the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)

 

Southern Ute Indian Tribe response to the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 18, 2020 – 02:00 P.M.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT

Christine Sage, Chairman – 970.563.0100

Amy Barry, SUIT IMT PIO – 970.563.2281

 

Southern Ute Indian Reservation – The Southern Ute Indian Tribal Council, in conjunction with the enacted Southern Ute Indian Tribe Incident Management Team (IMT), has been diligently working on the organizational response to the recent outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

Tribal information has been detailed in a video that is now available on the Tribal Facebook. Identical information has been transcribed in three documents (letter addressed to the tribal membership, Q&A on COVID-19, and Q&A on Tribal Resources) and have been made available on the tribal websites (both the public website and the Tribal Member Portal), to KSUT Tribal Radio, and on the Tribe’s Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. The Southern Ute Indian Tribe IMT has established a Call Center for both medical and general questions related to COVID-19. Individuals should dial 970.563.0214 and input extensions 2651 and 2654 for all medical related questions and extensions 2652 and 2667 for all general questions.

The Southern Ute Indian Tribal Council would also like to provide confidential financial information to the Tribal Membership to address concerns and respond to questions. This information will be available in the following ways: on the Tribal Member Portal and upon request. Requests for this information can be made to Tribal Council Communication Specialist, Ms. Lindsay J. Box at 970.563.2313 or via email at lbox@southernute-nsn.gov.

If you are a tribal member and concerned about your symptoms, please contact your primary care provider or call the Southern Ute Health Center at 970.563.4581 to speak with a health care professional.

 

** This information is being released in conjunction with the Southern Ute Indian Tribe Incident Management Team Public Information Officer (PIO), Ms. Amy Barry.

 

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Tribal Members should head to the Southern Ute Indian Tribe’s Facebook page to find the video in which Tribal Council addresses the Tribe’s response to the recent outbreak and sharing of tribal resource information.

A hard copy version can be found below:

Letter to the Membership

Q&A on COVID-19

Q&A Tribal ResourcesLetter to the Membership