Rancheria requires facemasks

Those using facilities on the Susanville Indian Rancheria must wear a facemask, according to a Sunday, May 24 statement from Deanna Bovee, chairwoman of the tribal council.

According to the statement, “Due to information received through the Lassen COVID-19 Incident Command press release, there are now positive cases of COVID-19 in Lassen County. The Susanville Indian Rancheria, Tribal Business Council has met and determined that any person entering a Susanville Indian Rancheria facility must wear a mask or other face covering.

“Please continue to practice social distancing and other safety measures such as good hand washing and/or sanitizing. We encourage these safety precautions in an effort to minimize the spread of COVID-19 any further in our community.

“For additional information and continued updates, visit lassencares.org. If you have any concerns that you may have had direct contact with a person who has tested positive or other exposure, please contact Lassen Indian Health Center at 257-2542 for directions concerning safety.”