Mandatory COVID-19 Testing for Government Employees 1/10/22

** Return to work and COVID testing is delayed until Tues 1/11/22 ** In order to ensure a safe return to work for our staff and community LEKT is implementing mandatory COVID-19 testing for all staff prior to reporting to their worksites. These tests will be rapid antigen tests that you will do on yourself, and report the results via SmartSheet: The testing will begin (1/10/22) Monday morning at 8:00 am in the dining hall. Testing times will be by last name: A-C from 8:00 to 8:30 D-H from 8:30 to 9:00 J-M from 9:00 to 9:30 P-W from 9:30 …READ MORE

Public Health Order to Reopen the Tribe to Phase 3.5

On 6/29/2021 the Business Committee passed resolution 80-21 which moves the Tribe into Phase 3.5 Summary of changes include: Remove mask requirement for vaccinated staff (exceptions for staff of the Health Department, and those that work with populations not yet eligible for the COVID vaccine (children), HOL, some social services staff) and guests/visitors/customers. Unlimited number of individuals in groups allowed outdoors Groups up to 40 individuals allowed indoors Casino remain at 75% capacity To help preserve and maintain life, health, property or the public peace, until the population has received the vaccine, effective treatment or herd immunity, it is crucial to maintain some …READ MORE

Adult LEKT COVID-19 Vaccine Promotion Program

ADULT Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe COVID-19 Vaccine Promotion Program $400.00 Vaccine Promotion check   You must be FULLY vaccinated against COVID-19 to participate. Fully vaccinated means you’ve had 2 doses of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or 1 dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. You must submit documentation (copy of COVID-19 vaccination card) to apply for the COVID-19 vaccine promotion program. You must be age 18+ and a member of the Lower Elwha community. (See criteria below) COVID-19 fully vaccinated Enrolled Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe Members COVID-19 fully vaccinated Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe employees COVID-19 fully vaccinated first …READ MORE

Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe COVID-19 Moderna Vaccination Plan

COVID-19 vaccinations will be administered according to the following plan, which is based off the CDC guidelines. Individuals from each group will either be administered or offered the vaccine prior to moving onto the next group. Scheduling will take place on a rolling basis as we receive vaccines. We cannot schedule unless we have the vaccine on-site.  Orders for vaccines are placed on a weekly basis through IHS and not guaranteed until delivery is received. We are exploring an alternate option for vaccination ordering, which may allow us to receive larger quantities and move through the groups faster, and allow …READ MORE