April 1, 2020
Today, the Oneida Nation has confirmed our first case of the Coronavirus within the Oneida jurisdiction. Though we cannot disclose details, we can share that all the appropriate measures have been taken to assure that the exposure risk is low at this point and the person has been isolated since the onset of symptoms. The process of notifying those individuals that the person was in close contact with has been done in accordance with Center for Disease Control (CDC) Guidelines, State of Wisconsin and Oneida Public Health Protocols. The confidentiality of the individual is protected by law.
We are assured the Oneida Health Center and local public health officials will continue to follow appropriate CDC and State recommendations to protect all employees and patients. The Oneida Nation is committed to protect our citizens, employees, patients, customers, and the general public during this difficult time. We want to reiterate that we need everyone to do their part in order to combat this pandemic.
Please stay home, practice social distancing if you need to go out, wash hands frequently, and of course continue to support one another through sharing good words and prayer.