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To: From: Colorado River Indian Tribes Manataba Messenger 26600 Mohave Road, Parker, AZ 85344 M anataba Vol. 6 Issue 36 The Official Publication of the Colorado River Indian Tribes CRIT Nation, Parker, Arizona 85344 ,, ,, ,, AhaMakhav Newewe Sinom ` Dine M essenger FREE OF CHARGE Website: Facebook: CRIT Manataba Messenger S p e c i a l E d i t i o n coronavirus (covid-19) information P r e v e n t. C o n t r o l. P r e p a r e. P r e v e n t. C o n t r o l. P r e p a r e. What Tribal Members Need to Know About COVID-19 Chairman Patch declared a state of emergency to expand the tribe’s ongoing coordinated response and to make C.R.I.T. eligible for national resources. By a series of directives as information came in , all tribal department, programs and entities have been actively preparing for the prevention of the virus spreading. There are NO cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on the reservation or in La Paz County. Symptoms of COVID- 19 include, fever, cough, shortness of breath and difficul- ty breathing. If you have questions regarding COVID-19 call 1-844- 542-8201 toll free. Watch Colorado River Indian Tribes/Facebook for notices. Practice good hygiene with frequent handwashing, cover- ing coughs, and staying home when sick. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, contact your healthcare provider. Parker Indian Health Service (928) 669-2137 or La Paz County Hospital at Information provided by the AZ Dept. of Health in conjunction with the Colorado River Indian Tribes. PUBLIC HEALTH UPDATE As information about the coronavirus pandemic rapidly changes, the Colorado River Indian Tribes is committed to providing as much coverage as possible for our tribal membership. Some of the information in Special Edition: Coronavirus (COVID-19) may have changed after publication. For the latest on COVID- 19, tribal members are encouraged to use online resources from CDC, WHO, and local public health departments. Situation Summary Updated March 21, 2020 CDC is responding to a pandemic of respiratory disease spread- ing from person-to-person caused by a novel (new) coronavirus. The disease has been named “coronavirus disease 2019” (abbre- viated “COVID-19”). This situation poses a serious public health risk. The federal government is working closely with state, local, tribal, and territorial partners, as well as public health partners, to respond to this situation. COVID-19 can cause mild to severe illness; most severe illness occurs in older adults. Situation in U.S. Different parts of the country are seeing different levels of COVID-19 activity. The United States nationally is in the initia- tion phase of the pandemic. States in which community spread is occurring are in the acceleration phase. The duration and sever- ity of each pandemic phase can vary depending on the character- istics of the virus and the public health response. CDC and state and local public health laboratories are testing for the virus that causes COVID-19. View CDC’s Public Health Laboratory Testing map. All 50 states have reported cases of COVID-19 to CDC. U.S. COVID-19 cases include: Imported cases in travelers Cases among close contacts of a known case Community-acquired cases where the source of the infection is unknown. Twenty-seven U.S. states are reporting some community spread of COVID-19. COVID-19: U.S. at a Glance* Total cases: 15,219 Total deaths: 201 Jurisdictions reporting cases: 54 (50 states, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, and US Virgin Islands) Cases of COVID-19 Reported in the US, by Source of Exposure*† Travel-related 337 Close contact 321 Under investigation 14,561 COVID-19: Cases among Persons Repatriated to the United States: Positive Wuhan, China 3 Diamond Princess Cruise Ship 46 Updated March 23, 2020 9:44AM