Penticton Indian Band says some members are not sharing COVID-19 contact-tracing information

The Penticton Indian Band says some of its community members are refusing to share information when they come in contact with Tracing.

PIB released on Monday A statement on its website, Given that the number of confirmed COVID-19 tests is in 19 positive cases.

“While our health team has been able to quickly and efficiently carry out contract tracing for many of the COVID positive cases, some are ‘forgetting’ what they came in contact with or specifically with any health team Refuses to share information, ”PIB said.

“The chief and council consider it irresponsible and dangerous.”

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The band stated, “Our strongest defense against increased exposure is the knowledge that someone is at risk of infection because then we can support individuals to safely isolate themselves and loved ones.”

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“We send our heartfelt thanks and appreciation to those who voluntarily share their direct contacts.”

If a PIB community member has questions, they are asked to contact the PIB Health Team at 250-493-7799.

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