Tribe’s Covid-19 testing events continue into December

The Southern Ute Indian Tribe, in collaboration with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) hosted the December program in Ignacio, Colo. Testing services were provided free of charge.
Tribal volunteers help to keep thing moving each day, while also providing important information on Covid-19.
Volunteers tested over four hundred individuals on the first day, with a slightly smaller turnout for the second. A total of 664 tests were administered over the two-day drive-through event at the Sky Ute Casino Resort.
The two-day outdoor testing event was held from Monday, Dec. 7 — Tuesday, Dec. 8.
Southern Ute tribal elders were given preference each morning, and a well-oiled system kept cars moving each day with minimal delays.
Diabetes Program Coordinator, Morgann Box lends a hand at the testing event, checking individuals in for testing and giving out hand sanitizer.
The Tribe's Incident Management Team continues to coordinate the testing events on campus.
December's testing event marks the fourth since the pandemic first hit this spring.
Jeremy Wade Shockley | The Southern Ute Drum
Jeremy Wade Shockley | The Southern Ute Drum
Jeremy Wade Shockley | The Southern Ute Drum
Jeremy Wade Shockley | The Southern Ute Drum
Jeremy Wade Shockley | The Southern Ute Drum
Jeremy Wade Shockley | The Southern Ute Drum
Jeremy Wade Shockley | The Southern Ute Drum
Jeremy Wade Shockley | The Southern Ute Drum

Dedicated volunteers from across the tribal organization come together once again for the Tribe’s fourth multi-day drive-through testing event at the Sky Ute Casino Resort. The two-day outdoor testing event was held from Monday, Dec. 7 — Tuesday, Dec. 8. The Southern Ute Indian Tribe, in collaboration with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) hosted the December program in Ignacio. Colo.  

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