Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe

Stay Home and Stay Healthy Order to the Lower Elwha Klallam Community

Dear Lower Elwha Klallam Community,  The Business Committee of the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe understands the importance of the Tribe’s response to the pandemic disease known as COVID-19. The members of the Business Committee understand and respect those who have feelings of uncertainty and fear during this unprecedented time. Together we assure you that we […]

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Stay Home-Stay Healthy Order in Response to the Threat of Corona Virus Disease COVID-19

RESOLUTION No. 42-20 WHEREAS, the Lower Elwha Tribal Community, also known as the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe (“the Tribe”), is a federally recognized, self-governing Indian tribe in accordance with the Treaty of Point-No-Point of January 26, 1855, its Constitution and By-laws, approved by the Secretary of the Interior on April 29, 1968, and the Indian […]

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3/21/20 2pm- LEKT COVID-19 Community Update

Today we learned that a female Clallam County resident in her 40s with close ties to the Lower Elwha Reservation community tested positive for COVID-19. The individual has been told to self-quarantine at home and to contact her primary care physician with any concerns. The Tribe is working closely with the Clallam County Health Department […]

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Washington State Department of Health Recommendations to Case Positive and Exposed Scenarios

COVID-19 – Case Positive Scenarios 3.15.2020 (PDF) COVID-19 – Exposed Scenario 3.17.202 (PDF) What to do if you have confirmed or suspected coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Updated March 15, 2020 If you are sick and have been diagnosed with COVID-19 or suspected to have COVID-19 because you have been exposed to someone with COVID-19, follow the […]

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Justice Center – COVID-19 Administrative Order 3-18-2020

ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER Pursuant to the “Emergency Response to the COVID 19 Corona Virus issued by LEKT Executive Director Tonya Greene on March 16 , 2020, the Lower Elwha Tribal Court is currently subject to limited closure” and “telephonic hearings only. ” Until further order of the Court, the following shall govern Court operations . Justice […]

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LEKT Tribal Emergency Response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus)

(Please reference the previous announcement from LEKT Council Chairwoman Frances G. Charles – Public Health Emergency Declaration due to COVID-19 Threat – https://www.elwha.org/2020/03/public-health-emergency-declaration-due-to-threat-of-the-corona-virus-covid-19 )   TRIBAL PROGRAM INFORMATION   Closed to the public: Elwha River Casino Heritage Center Carnegie Hall Elwha Shuttle/Transit Recreation Department Education Department Library Department/Computer Lab Language/Culture Department Archaeological/Cultural Resources Limited Closure: […]

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Public Health Emergency Declaration due to Threat of the Corona Virus COVID-19

As the Tribal Chairwoman of the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe, I am enacting an Emergency Declaration in accordance with the inherent sovereign authority of the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe. By that authority, I am implementing the Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan (March 2013) and the assignment of responsibilities as outlined in the Emergency Management Plan. This […]

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3/13/2020 LEKT COVID-19 Community Update

As of 5pm on 3/12/20 there were no confirmed cases in Clallam County of COVID-19. To get current information from LEKT about COVID-19 and its impacts, please call 360-452-8471 and press 9. Threat Level- Low (Cases Identified in Washington State) WE ARE HERE ON 3/12/2020 Appoint a Public Information Officer- Keri Ellis, appointed Investigate process to […]

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