FTHC reports Positive Covid-19 Case – 10-20-2020

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October 20, 2020

The Fallon Tribal Health Center (FTHC) reports that an individual who resides in the city of Fallon tested positive for COVID-19 today. The FTHC currently has one (1) active case and eight (8) recoveries.

During the testing process, the FTHC followed all safety precautions and the individual never entered into the facilities. The individuals followed proper directives and their testing was conducted in our Ambulance Bay using our rapid testing process and was immediately notified. The medical staff that conducted the test wore full personal protective equipment (PPE) gear. The individual did not have any interaction with other individual or employees inside FTHC facilities.

The individuals are currently self-quarantining at their residence. The appropriate health officials have been notified to initiate the contact tracing process to notify those who may have come in contact with the individual. The FTHC would like to continue to remind everyone that the use of face coverings can greatly reduce the risk of infection when combined with other prevention efforts such as social distancing and hand hygiene.

If you have any questions, please contact the Fallon Tribal Health Center at (775) 423-3634.