COVID-19 Positive Test At 37th Annual SCIT Pow Wow
7/30/2021 8:49:00 AM
We have received a report this afternoon that an individual that was in attendance at the 37th Annual Saginaw Chippewa Pow Wow held Friday, July 23rd through Sunday, July 25, 2021 has tested positive for COVID-19.
At this time their local health department, where the individual tested positive, has begun conducting the contract tracing process and are identifying those who are considered close contacts.
Attendees of the 37th Annual Pow Wow are encouraged to get tested for COVID-19 if they have not been fully vaccinated, or have been vaccinated, but begin to develop symptoms. Testing sites are available across the state, many of them offering free COVID-19 testing.
Please visit Michigan.gov/coronavirustest to find a testing site near you. Testing is available locally for registered Nimkee patients at the Nimkee COVID Testing Center, please call (989)-775-4626 to schedule an appointment.
People with COVID-19 may be asymptomatic or have a wide range of symptoms, from mild to severe illness. Symptoms generally appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus and may include:
• Fever or chills
• Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
• Muscle or body aches
• New loss of taste or smell
• Congestion or runny nose
• Nausea or vomiting
Individuals experiencing severe symptoms such as trouble breathing, chest pain, inability to wake or stay awake or pale or blue-colored skin, lips or nail beds, should seek emergency care immediately.
Please continue to stay safe and follow the latest CDC guidelines. If you should have any questions please contact Public Relations at email@example.com or at (989)775-4059.