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Bois Forte Public Health COVID-19 Case Announcement 11/22/20


November 23, 2020

On November 21, 2020, Bois Forte Health Services confirmed that there were no new cases of COVID-19 on the Bois Forte Reservation.

Bois Forte Reservation currently has 5 active positive case of COVID-19, 3 in Nett Lake and 2 in Vermilion. Bois Forte has had a total of 36 active and recovered positive cases of COVID-19, 17 in Nett Lake and 19 in Vermilion. Recovered, means they are no longer contagious and have been released from Isolation.

Rest assured that Bois Forte Health is doing everything in its power to keep the Reservation community safe while also providing support for those who have tested positive for COVID-19. Bois Forte Health will maintain regular contact with the isolated individuals and will monitor their compliance with isolation instructions. Bois Forte Health is engaged in contact tracing and will follow up with those suspected of having recent contact with the individuals who tested positive. Finally, the Band is coordinating with the Minnesota Department of Health regarding positive cases on-Reservation to ensure a robust and thorough public health response.


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