Lac Vieux Desert Health Center
Comprehensive Care for the Entire Family. Excellence in healthcare
Updated on 10/23/2020
COVID-19 Case Data
Gogebic: 336 Confirmed Cases
Iron: 398 Confirmed Cases
Ontonagon: 78 Confirmed Cases
Houghton: 885 Confirmed Cases
Vilas: 498 Confirmed Cases
IMPORTANT NOTICE - MANDATORY CURFEW AND LIMITATIONS ON GATHERING:
October 15, 2020 - Effective October 15, 2020 at 12:00 a.m. Midnight, pursuant to Tribal Council Resolution T2020-0111, to preserve the public health and safety of the member residents of the Lac Vieux Desert Reservation and to mitigate the risk of infection and subsequent transfer of illness, any individual on the Reservation shall not loiter, idle or congregate in or on any public street, highway, alley, park or any other public space between the hours of 12:00 a.m. midnight and 6 a.m. Curfew requirements shall be in effect until 6:00 a.m., Monday, November 2, 2020 unless extended by the Tribal Council. Individuals may continue the following activities after curfew:
• Travel to or from employment or to perform the tasks of employment if those tasks necessarily put them in the public space.
• Perform necessary government activities.
• Perform tasks that are necessary to their immediate health and safety, or to the health and safety of their family or household members (including pets).
• Provide emergency care for minors, dependents, the elderly, persons with disabilities, or other vulnerable persons.
In addition, all social gatherings or events among persons not part of the same household must be limited to 10 or less individuals and be held in such a way that individuals are able to maintain at least 6 feet between members of different households.
There is no restriction on gatherings of 10 or more persons who reside in the same household.
Failure to abide by the directives of Tribal Council Resolution T2020-111, may be subject to criminal penalties under the Lac Vieux Desert Criminal Code, Section 2-51-5.
TRIBAL GOVERNMENT OFFICE SAFETY PROTOCOLS:
October 7, 2020 - Per directive of the Tribal Council, for the safety of Tribal Members and employees, due to the recent outbreak of COVID-19 cases within and immediately outside of the Lac Vieux Desert Community, all Tribal Government offices will be locked and services will be available by appointment only. Office hours and business operations will continue as normal, please call ahead to schedule an appointment.
LVD TRIBAL GOVERNMENT COMMITMENT
The Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians is committed to taking necessary steps to keep the Tribal community and the Watersmeet community-at-large protected and armed with the most recent information on the COVID-19 outbreak within the Lac Vieux Desert Reservation. Please visit this page often for updated information.
TRIBAL GOVERNMENT DIRECTIVES
COVID-19 RELIEF PROGRAMS
For more information regarding assistance programs related to COVID-19 such as the LVD Community Cares Fund, LVD Education Assistance Fund, COVID-19 Tribal Member Relief Program, please call the COVID-19 Hotline 1-888-573-0105
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Upcoming Events and Important Dates...
Tribal Council/PEFC Meetings∗
Public Enterprise and Finance Commission
Monday, October 26, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. via Zoom
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. via Zoom
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. via Zoom (Special Tribal Council Mtg - LVD Health Center)
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at 3:30 p.m. via Zoom (Regular Tribal Council Mtg)
Thursday, November 19, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. via Zoom (Special Tribal Council Mtg - BPL)
Monday, November 23, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. via Zoom (Special Tribal Council Mtg - LVD Health Center)
Committee and Board Meetings
LVD Health Board
2020 Tribal Election Information
November 14, 2020 General Election Date
OTHER IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS
Please see the Official 2020 Election Chronology for additional dates and more information.