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Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes
Tribal Council
P.O. Box 278, Pablo, MT 59855
CSKT DECLARES SHELTER IN PLACE ORDER
Contact: Robert McDonald
CSKT Communications Director
406-249-1818
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
March 27, 2020
PABLO, MT ­ Effective immediately, the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes ordered everyone within their jurisdiction to stay at their place of residence except as needed to maintain critical necessities. Many states have already ordered shelter in place or stay at home orders, including Montana.
The order was given by Tribal Council to further protect the health and well-being of all residents in the community. The order goes into effect immediately until further notice. The order includes a list of exceptions allowing people to continue their work and to maintain health and well-being on the Reservation.
The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has no known cure and the best safety precaution is to prevent infection. This Order is being issued to protect the public health of residents of the Reservation, provide consistency across the Reservation, and mitigate the impact of COVID-19. The goal is to decrease the infection rate, and stop the spread of the virus.
Residents will have access to necessities such as food, prescriptions, and health care. When people need to leave their homes, whether to obtain or access food, prescriptions or health care, or to otherwise facilitate authorized essential activities, they should at all times practice social distancing with 6 feet between individuals for prevention.
The CSKT – Lake County Unified Command Center (UCC) team is authorized to take necessary steps to ensure compliance with this Order.

According to the Lake County Public Health office, Lake County has its first confirmed case of COVID-19. The individual has been self quarantined.

 
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*NOTICE*    *NOTICE*
 
Bureau of Indian Affairs – Flathead Agency –Office of the Superintendent
The following persons shall not enter:
·          Persons who have been asked to self-quarantine by any doctor, hospital, or healthagency.
·          Persons who have been diagnosed with or have had contact with anyone who has been diagnosed withCOVID-19.
·          Person who, in the last 14 days, traveled to the following countries or regions:
Austria, Belgium, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Iran, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican City, United Kingdom andIreland.
·          Persons who reside or have had close contact within the last 14 days with someone who has been in one of the countries listed above or any other country labeled a Level 3 by the CDC while that country was subject to a Level 3 travel notice.
·          Any other country or region that is the subject of a Level 3 Travel Health Notice issued by the CDC or any domestic area subject to a lawfully issued quarantine order or functionalequivalent.
If you fall into one of the above categories and cannot enter the BIA - Flathead Agency - Office of the Superintendent, please contact:
Waylon J. Denny, Agency Superintendent (Acting)
Office No: (406) 675-2700
Cell Phone Number (505) 239-5448
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