• Yurok OES

Yurok Office of Emergency Services Update: April 6, 2020

Confirmed Cases on the Yurok Reservation

  • Zero

Current Cases in Humboldt County

  • 50 total confirmed cases

Current Cases in Del Norte County

  • 2 total confirmed cases

Case numbers provided by Humboldt & Del Norte County Joint Information Center’s

Current Cases at K’ima:w Medical Center in Hoopa

  • 1 confirmed case

Case numbers provided Hoopa Office Of Emergency Services

COVID-19 Response Team Updates:

  • Temporary Closure order is active on the Yurok Reservation

YHHS Updates

  • All Tribal offices are closed to the public. Staff are available to take applications by phone Monday, Wednesday, & Friday from 10:00-3:00. Please call the toll free number provided above.

Elders Information:

  • The Yurok Tribe is committed to checking up on our most vulnerable populations during this time. You may contact us through the hotline or you may email us at YurokElders@yuroktribe.nsn.us

To ensure that you received updates from the Tribe, please update your contact

information with Enrollment.


  • Daily elder check ins

Information & Intelligence Yurok Connect will be waiving all fees for internet services to current customers for the month of April. In addition, there will be no shut offs for nonpayment during the current public health crisis. Email Yurokconnect@yuroktribe.nsn.us for any questions or problems with your Yurok Connect service.

Operations Update

  • 17 lunches delivered to KTJUSD Students

  • 22 elder firewood deliveries, totaling approximately 11 cords since March 23.

Planning Section Update:

  • Facilitated Daily 0800 Briefing Meeting.

  • Customized & Distributed ICS-214 to all ICS positions. Revised/Updated/Develop Yurok ICS Org Charts (ICS, Public Health, Elder Check-in Vols).

  • Request Org Chart info from: Public Health/Medical & Food Distribution. Receive & Compile materials for Incident Action Plan (IAP). Developing COVID-19 Database to house Yurok COVID docs/activity.

  • Requested completed ICS-214 forms from ICS team.

Yurok Tribal Court Programs and services are still operational during this time. The Yurok Justice Center and all offices are currently physically closed to the public. You may contact the Clerk’s Office e-mail at CourtClerk@yuroktribe.nsn.us or call (707) 482-1350 ext. 1406.

Community Updates

  • Pem-mey Fuel Mart in Klamath is open 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Full service fuel, groceries and convenient store items: Available by placing a phone order, or ordering items at the store window. To place a phone order at Pem-Mey, please call: (707)482-3510.

  • Pek-Tah Fuel Mart in Weitchpec is open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Full service fuel, groceries and convenient store items: Available by placing a phone order, or ordering items at the store window. To place an order at Pek-Tah, please call: (530) 625-4176.

  • Fuel is available after hours by paying with a credit card at the pump


The Yurok Tribal Council declared a state of emergency due to the COVID19 pandemic through Resolution 20-28 on March 13, 2020.


The leadership, and many dedicated staff are tireless in their efforts to mitigate a very difficult situation. The Yurok Tribe is working to stay ahead of the curve. The Yurok Office of Emergence Services is providing regular updates to the upriver and downriver communities via the Tribe’s social media pages, local sandwich board notification stations and at yurokoes.org.

For more information regarding the COVID-19 Pandemic please visit:


https://humboldtgov.org/2018/Humboldt-Health-Alert

http://www.co.del-norte.ca.us/departments/health-human-services/public-health

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

http://www.oesnews.com/

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Serene Hayden

Incident Commander
707.482.1350 - Ext 1425

Direct Line: 707.339.9774

shayden@yuroktribe.nsn.us

Klamath Office:

190 Klamath Blvd.,

Klamath, CA 95548

Phone: 707.482.1350

Fax: 707.482.1377

Weitchpec Office:

Hwy 96 

Weitchpec, CA

Phone: 530.625.4130

Fax: 530.625.4148

Eureka Office:

3400 Erie St.,  

Eureka, CA 95501

Phone: 707.444.0433

Fax: 707.444.0104

Yurok Tribe Office of Emergency Services 

2020