Photo caption: WHC COVID-19 Testing Data and COVID-19 Situational Data for the week of 9/21/20 - 9/25/20. These tests were exclusively performed by ONHS WHC staff. Courtesy Graphics/Wahzhazhe Health Center
The Wahzhazhe Health Center has released its weekly COVID-19 update of tests conducted at its facility in Pawhuska.
“It remains the goal of the Osage Nation Health Services WahZhaZhe Health Center to educate and inform our patients and the public in general about COVID-19,” said Laura Sawney, WHC Chief Operations and Compliance Officer. “Knowledge is power and we take pride in empowering everyone with usable data that you can consider when deciding on how you and your loved ones will go about living in this day of having to deal with COVID-19.
For the week of Sept. 21-25, the WHC reports that out of the 167 COVID-19 tests conducted 6 people tested positive for the COVID-19 virus and 161 people tested negative. The WHC is monitoring 12 patients with active cases of COVID-19 and the contact tracer is monitoring 54 individuals.
The following is the data provided by the Wahzhazhe Health Center for week of Sept. 21-25:
Active Contacts being Traced:
COVID-19 Total Tests Conducted: 167
Negative 161, 96%
Positive 6, 4%
Tests by Age Group
17 & Under 6
Testing by Gender
Female 99, 59%
Male 68, 41%
Tests by Communities