Karuk Tribe Coronavirus (COVID-19) Emergency Response Team
For all unmet needs related to COVID-19, please contact us at:
Phone: (530) 493-1600, Extension 2500
The Karuk Cares Hub is a one-stop shop for Covid-19 and local health information and resources focused on our Klamath River community, ranging from how many tests the Karuk Clinics have performed, to the Food Box Application, to local case counts, testing information, and school re-openings.
This document and appendix contain information needed during the pandemic by employees. Please refer to it as needed.
|8/14/2020||Covid Safety Update|
Wildfire Smoke Safety: https://www.cdc.gov/air/wildfire-smoke/default.htm
|7/8/2020||Karuk Tribal Health Covid Testing Available|
|6/17/2020||Karuk Tribe Covid-19/Testing Update|
|5/20/2020||Karuk Tribe Covid-19 Update|
|Áan Chúuphan Service Continuity Notice|
Food Application Available (Updated 2/21/2021 and updated to Electronic Application Method)
UPDATE: The Karuk Tribe is no longer accepting applications or distributing Stay at Home food boxes, if you are in the Service Area (Humboldt and Siskiyou Counties), are required to quarantine, and have unmet food needs, please email KarukCovid19@karuk.us for assistance.
|4/16/2020||Karuk Tribe Receives Food Donation|
|4/14/2020||Karuk Tribe Housing Notice to Tenants (May Rent Relief)|
|4/24/2020||Humboldt County Health Order (Facial Coverings)|
Go to TANF department for updated NRSTB assistance (Formally known as COVID 19 Application)
NOTE: This is separate assistance from traditional TANF, for individuals with non-recurrent, short term needs related to the Covid-19 public health emergency (examples include: food, incidentals, utilities, energy assistance, housing rent assistance, emergency housing assistance, domestic violence services, diversion and welfare avoidance, and vehicle support). This program has different income limits (see page 2 of Application below), making a wider range of individuals eligible. This is NOT for existing TANF clients, please contact your Case Worker for any unmet needs you may have.
|4/2/2020||Karuk Tribe Emergency Response Team Activation|
|3/24/2020||Karuk Tribe Housing Rent/Mortgage/Voucher Notice|
|3/24/2020||Karuk Human Services Department Availability|
|3/17/2020||Karuk Tribe COVID-19 Office Restrictions|
|3/12/2020||Karuk Tribe Housing Notice to Tenants (April Rent Relief)|
|3/12/2020||Karuk Tribe COVID-19 Travel Restrictions|
|3/12/2020||Karuk Tribe Resolution Emergency Declaration COVID-19|
Please visit these websites to stay updated on the COVID-19 pandemic and to keep yourself and family safe:
HOME SCHOOL ADVICE
DO YOU NEED HOME SCHOOL ADVICE OR TIPS FOR TEACHING YOUR KIDS AT HOME?
The Tribal Council will be holding socially distanced meetings. Masks will be worn. The Tribal Council will utilize video-conferencing with only written requests allowed.
All Tribal Committee Meetings should be cancelled or altered to accommodate restrictions of small gatherings. If you can postpone, you should postpone! This will be re-evaluated periodically as additional information becomes available.
If you need to submit a request, please visit the Council, Meeting Information Page above, for further information.
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