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COVID-19 has claimed 13 of our Dine’ relatives; 321 total cases as of 4.4.20

6:44 pm PRESS RELEASE – 321 total positive cases of COVID-19 for the Navajo Nation, one more death confirmed WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — The total number of positive tests for COVID-19 has reached 321 for the Navajo Nation as of Saturday – an increase of 51 cases since Friday, according to the Navajo Department of […]

Navajo deaths at 12; total COVID-19 cases at 270

7:36 pm PRESS RELEASE 270 total positive cases of COVID-19 for the Navajo Nation, four more deaths confirmed WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — The Navajo Department of Health and Navajo Area Indian Health Service, in coordination with the Navajo Epidemiology Center, reported that the total number of positive tests for COVID-19 has reached 270 for the […]

COVID-19 takes 1 more Dine’; 8 total deaths & 241 total cases

5:52 pm PRESS RELEASE – 241 total positive cases of COVID-19 for the Navajo Nation, 1,796 negative tests reported WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — The Navajo Department of Health and Navajo Area Indian Health Service, in coordination with the Navajo Epidemiology Center, reported that the total number of positive tests for COVID-19 has reached 241 for […]

Navajo Nation’s 40 new COVID-19 cases pushes total to 214, 4.1.20

7:40 p.m. PRESS RELEASE – 40 new cases of COVID-19 reported for the Navajo Nation WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — According to the Navajo Department of Health and Navajo Area Indian Health Service, in coordination with the Navajo Epidemiology Center, the number of positive tests for COVID-19 has reached a total of 214 for the Navajo […]

A total of 115 of our Dine’ relatives infected by COVID-19, 3.28.20

PRESS RELEASeE- 115 reported cases of COVID-19 for Navajo Nation, as of 10: 52 pm, 3.28.20 WINDOW ROCK – Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer were informed by the Navajo Department of Health and Navajo Area Indian Health Service, in coordination with the Navajo Epidemiology Center, that the number of positive […]

COVID-19 takes lives of 2 of our Dine’ relatives

The death of two members of the Navajo Nation was not the first sentence in an early Friday night press release from Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer Friday It was the second sentence: “They also confirmed two deaths related to COVID-19.” The title of the Nez-Lizer press release was: “21 […]

69 Dine’ have tested positive for COVID-19, 3.25.20

PRESS RELEASE – New cases of COVID-19 increases by 20 among Navajo people WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — On Wednesday evening, Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer were informed by the Navajo Department of Health and Navajo Area IHS that the number of positive tests for COVID-19 has reached a total of […]

Remarks from IHS press conference on COVID-19, 3.18.20

As of March 16, 2020 IHS Frequently Asked Questions Regarding COVID-19 General Information Q: Where can I find the most-up-to-date information? A: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s website is the best place to find comprehensive updated information and guidance on COVID-19, including information on symptoms, treatment, schools, quarantine, travel, etc. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019- ncov/index.html Q: […]

Navajo COVID-19 cases leap from 19 to 26

PRESS RELEASE, March 21, 2020 – Total confirmed COVID-19 cases reach 26 as Navajo Nation’s “Stay at Home Order” goes into effect WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. —Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer were informed by the Navajo Department of Health and Navajo Area Indian Health Service on Saturday, that the number of […]