Reports on Impact of COVID-19 Mutated Variant Strands on Navajo scheduled for Navajo Council Health, Education & Human Services Committee, 10 am, 8.27.21

PROPOSED AGENDA HEALTH, EDUCATION AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE 24th NAVAJO NATION COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING, August 27, 2021, 10 AM
PRESIDING : Honorable Daniel E. Tso, Chairperson
Honorable Carl R. Slater, Vice-Chairperson
PLACE : Via Telecommunications: Call-In Number: 1-669-900-6833, MTG ID: 770 134 7869,
Passcode: 86515, Window Rock, Ariz.

Livestream will be available online at:
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And Navajo Council and standing committee meetings are recorded via livestream.


[ ] Paul Begay, Jr. [ ] Charlaine Tso
[ ] Pernell Halona [ ] Daniel E. Tso
[ ] Carl R. Slater________________________[ ] Edison J. Wauneka___________________

  1. CALL MEETING TO ORDER; ROLL CALL; INVOCATION; ANNOUNCEMENTS
  2. RECOGNIZE GUESTS AND VISITING OFFICIALS
  3. REVIEW AND ADOPT AGENDA
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  4. REVIEW AND ADOPT THE JOURNAL(S): None
  5. RECEIVING REPORT:
    A. COVID-19 Mutated Variant Stands impact on Navajo Nation Presenter: Dr. Laura Hammitt, Director of Infectious Disease Programs (Shiprock); Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health
    Available during Presentation Dr. Jill Jim, Executive Director, Navajo Nation
    Department of Health
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    B. COVID-19 Response
    a. Gating Criteria Report
    Presenter: Del Yazzie and HCOC Epi Team
    b. COVID-19 Fully and Partially Vaccinated
    i. Navajo Nation Resident Vaccination Rates
    ii. Service Unit and Area Wide Vaccination Rates
    Presenter: Director Roselyn Tso, IHS Navajo Area Office and HCOC Vaccine Surveillance Team
    c. Proposed ARPA of 2021 Expenditures for COVID-19 Response
    i. Lost Reimbursement
    ii. Health Care Service/PRC
    iii. Information Technology and Telehealth
    iv. Vaccine Planning Distribution, Monitoring and Tracking
    v. Testing, Contract Tracing, Monitoring and Mitigation
    vi. Public Health Workforce
    vii. Mental Health and Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment
    viii. Detect, Diagnose, Trace, Monitor, and Mitigate COVID-19 Infections
    ix. Isolation and Quarantine
    x. School Screening for COVID-19
    Presenter: Dr. Jill Jim, Director, Navajo Department of Health
    Director Roselyn Tso, IHS Navajo Area Office
    CEO’s of 638 Health Facilities
    d. IHS National Supply Service Center to support IHS, tribal, and urban Indian
    health programs at no cost.
    Presenter: Director Roselyn Tso, IHS Navajo Area Office
  6. OLD BUSINESS: None
  7. NEW BUSINESS: None
  8. CLOSE OF MEETING; ANNOUNCEMENTS; ADJOURNMENT
    NEXT MEETING(S)
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    THIS AGENDA SUBJECT TO CHANGE: The public is advised that the Navajo Nation Council Agenda and the Agendas of the Standing
    Committees are not final until adopted by a majority vote of the Navajo Nation Council or the Standing Committees at a Navajo Nation Council or
    a Standing Committee meeting pursuant to 2 N.N.C. §§163 and 183, Navajo Nation Council Rule of Order No. 7, and Standing Rule of Order
    No. 8.

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