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Yurok Tribal Chairman has issued an emergency closure order of the Yurok reservation

April 4, 2020


The Yurok Tribal Chairman Joseph L. James has issued an emergency closure order of the Yurok reservation in response to the COVID-19 pandemic effective immediately on April 4, 2020, pursuant to the Yurok Constitution, Article IV, Section 1 (g). The Yurok reservation will be closed to non-residents however, essential tribal government employees, authorized vehicles and essential services will continue to have access. State highways will still be open to through traffic. This order has been issued to protect reservation residents’ health, safety, and welfare.

Signed by authority of Yurok Tribal Chairman Joseph L. James



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 

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