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U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

07/13/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 07/13/2020 22:31

Considerations for Non-emergency Vehicle Transportation for Tribal Communities During COVID-19

Tribal members who have tested positive for COVID-19, who are sick, or who have recently had a close contact (closer than 6 feet) to a person with COVID-19 should not transport others in their vehicle or ride in a shared vehicle. They should stay home except to seek medical care.

Whenever possible, tribal members seeking medical care for COVID-19 should transport themselves in vehicles with no passengers. If unable to transport themselves, drivers can do the following when transporting a sick passenger suspected or confirmed as having COVID-19 for medical care.