“LET’S LOOK CLOSER” Tonya Tipton is a Shawnee citizen and has been serving as the Tribal Historic Preservation Officer (THPO) in a full-time capacity for the past two years. Tonya joined the tribe’s staff as Enrollment Officer in 2016, but she also helped coordinate the tribe’s responses to the numerous requests for consultation that pour […]
Shawnee tribal leadership has operated out of an abundance of caution throughout the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Since returning to on-site work, the tribe has coordinated with Northeastern Tribal Health Systems to ensure that vaccinations be made available to all Shawnee Tribe staff members, their household members, as well as Shawnee elders and their spouses.
“Although we are hopeful the vaccine will help protect our staff, citizens, and guests from the coronavirus, we must continue to strictly adhere to policy and follow CDC guidelines,” says Cassie Harper, Executive Director of Tribal Operations.
Beginning this Thursday, April 15, 2021, tribal offices and facilities will be moving into Phase II of the Tribal Reopening Amidst COVID-19 Safely (TRACS) policy.
Highlights of TRACS Phase II:
- Single visitor access to Shawnee Tribe facilities is permitted – masks and temperature screenings will be required.
- Travel restrictions for employees have been slightly loosened.
- The Shawnee Tribe Cultural Center will remain closed to the public until further notice.
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