The Makah Tribe is in Phase 3 of the Makah COVID-19 Public Health Protocol
On March 22nd, the Makah Tribal Council enacted Health Order 03-21 and approved a revision in the Makah COVID-19 Public Health Protocols.
The Makah Indian Reservation is still in Phase 3, which means that indoor social gatherings are limited to 10, while outdoor gatherings are not limited.
For individuals who are Fully Vaccinated, gathering without face masks and social distancing is allowed as long as no children with risk of severe illness are present. If a child is around who has a condition that might make them get more sick if they got COVID, everyone should wear a mask.
For residents of Neah Bay who travel, if they are Fully Vaccinated and if they only interact with other adults who are Fully Vaccinated, they do not need to do a Preventive Quarantine upon returning to Neah Bay.
Links to the Health Order 03-21 and the latest revision of the Makah COVID-19 Public Health Protocols are to the right.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released their first public health recommendations for fully vaccinated people. People are considered fully vaccinated after two or more weeks of receiving their final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Fully vaccinated people can:
COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics Offered Every Wednesday
Vaccine clinics are held every Wednesday at the Community Hall from 9 am - 5 pm. Walk-ins are welcome. If you would like to schedule an appointment, call 360-645-2233. STIHC COVID Vaccine Clinics serve all 6-tiers who are all enrolled Makahs, descendants, and their household members (18+). To receive the vaccine, you must be a registered patient of STIHC. To register, call 360-645-2233.
As of Wednesday, March 8, 70% of Neah Bay residents have received the first dose and 50% of Neah Bay residents have received the second dose of the Moderna vaccine.
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