The Warm Springs community COVID-19 Update for Wednesday (10/13/21) reported 5 new cases of COVID-19 from 57 tests conducted on Tuesday (10/12/21) at the Health and Wellness Center.

There are currently 38 people with active COVID-19 in Warm Springs and 17 close contacts receiving daily monitoring.


  • 14771 tests have been conducted at the Health & Wellness Center – 961 Total Positive Cases resulted.
  • 138 positive tests have come from outside facilities
  • 1099 cases of COVID-19 have been recorded in Warm Springs since the Pandemic Began.

Anyone who wants a COVID-19 test can go to the front gate at the clinic and get tested.

  • Last week the testing positivity rate was 9.38%
  • The testing positivity rate for September 2021 was 7.88%
  • The rate for August 2021 was 3.68%
  • In July 2021 the testing positivity rate was 3.21%



Community Members are asked to please use all COVID-19 precautions: wearing a face mask and maintaining 6 feet distance from anyone you do not live with.    It is especially challenging to use those protocols when interacting with family and friends when they are people that you do not live with and who you have not been around.   To protect yourself and those that you care about – please take precautions.

If you have COVID-19 symptoms – or if you have COVID-19

  • Stay Home
  • Avoid Others
  • Don’t go to:
    • the Grocery Store
    • the Casino
    • the Longhouse
    • Work
    • Sporting Events
    • School Activities
    • Birthday Parties
    • Meetings
    • Celebrations
    • Funerals
    • Any Public Areas


If you haven’t already been vaccinated – please get the vaccine today.   Vaccines are saving lives and they are keeping people out of the hospital.   Vaccinations are the primary way to bring the COVID-19 Pandemic under control.



  • 2976 primary doses, of COVID-19 vaccine, have been administered
  • 25017 2nd doses have been given
  • 35 3rd doses have been given to individuals who qualified as

You can call to schedule a vaccination anytime at the Warm Springs Health & Wellness Center at 541-553-2131.   Anyone 12 and older who is Indian Health Service Eligible, OR who lives or works in Warm Springs and their family members can be vaccinated.



Starting next Monday October 18th, visitors to St. Charles facilities must be fully vaccinated. Visitors will only be allowed if they provide acceptable proof that they are fully vaccinated. On Oct. 18, health care workers are also required to be fully vaccinated by the state of Oregon. A person is considered fully vaccinated if at least two weeks have passed since they received their second dose of a two-dose series (Pfizer or Moderna) or a single-dose vaccine (Johnson & Johnson).

Acceptable proof of vaccination is:

  • A COVID-19 vaccination record card
  • A copy or digital picture of the vaccination record card
  • A print-out from the Oregon Health Authority’s immunization registry
  • A screenshot or printout from an electronic medical record showing vaccination status
  • A St. Charles Health System badge with a COVID vaccination sticker


For up to date information about the Covid-19 Pandemic visit: