President Armstrong provides an update on confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in the community and the cleaning and medical clearance protocols enacted to ensure public and workplace safety. Additionally, he announces the formation of a drug task force comprised of members from Seneca Mothers Against Drugs (SMAD) and the Nation Council, as well as a one-time Health Incentive Benefit for Seneca members to be paid from the Incentive Surplus Fund.
AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FOR OUR COMMUNITY
As cases of COVID-19 increase in our area, remember that you or someone you encounter may have the virus and not know it or display symptoms. There are many ways to prevent infection and stop the spread. Whether you feel healthy or not- stay home, wash your hands often, and avoid close contact with people outside of your household (stay 6 feet apart).
If you experience symptoms of COVID-19 including fever, dry cough, or shortness of breath, or have any concerns about your health, call your primary care provider to be assessed. Patients of the Lionel R. John Health Center can call (716) 945-5894 and patients of the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation Health Center can call (716) 532-5582.