The Oneida Business Committee (OBC) is aware of the many concerns and questions tribal members may have regarding the impacts COVID-19 may have on the Nation’s programs and services. The Nation has been monitoring this emerging, rapidly evolving situation and is working with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Wisconsin Department of Health, Indian Health Service, the Nation’s Public Health experts, and others to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the Community and our employees. The Nation is continuously assessing all possible options to protect the people, land, and resources of the Nation and continues to take all necessary precautions should this situation change. Please go to the Nation’s website at Oneida-nsn.gov and other social media venues such as Facebook and Twitter to get up to date information the Nation’s efforts to contain the COVID-19 outbreak.
As a result of the precautionary measures taken to date, we are confident the overall risk to our families, community and customers remains low, however, we re-emphasize the situation remains fluid and changes hour by hour. We encourage our Nation’s families and community members to review their own emergency preparedness plans and ask questions if you have them.
To assist in providing a concise method of communicating information, the Nation is implementing the following steps:
- A centralized phone number and email is being activated where all questions about the Nation’s precautionary measures, that are not health related. These are [email protected] and 920-869-4481;
- Employee concerns regarding disinfection practices at the Nation’s enterprises is being reviewed and considered, additional information will be provided to employees and customers regularly; and
- A frequently asked questions (FAQ) has been provided to share the most current information available and will be updated and posted to the Nation’s website periodically.