Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe

Emergency Notice from Election Committee due to COVID-19 Outbreak Drive-Thru Nominations on April 6, 2020

In light of the unprecedented public health emergency created by the COVID-19 outbreak, the LEKT Election Committee is making some changes to the 2020 Election in order to conduct all election activities as safely as possible while complying with Business Committee Resolution No. 42-20, the Stay Home Stay Healthy order that prohibits large public gatherings.   […]

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Stay Home-Stay Healthy Order Extended Until May 4th

Stay Home—Stay Healthy Order Extended in Response to the Threat of Corona Virus Disease COVID-19 RESOLUTION No. 43-20 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 […]

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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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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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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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