Emergency Declaration From Tribal Council

Due to the reported worldwide outbreak of thousands of cases of Novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19), multiple cases confirmed in Iowa, and positive tests of community transmission on the Meskwaki Settlement, the Meskwaki Tribal Council has declared an Emergency Declaration.

Tribal Council hereby determines and directs that all individuals residing on the Settlement shall shelter in place and shall not leave their homes unless going to and from grocery stores, pharmacies, or the Meskwaki Health Clinic effective March 21, 2020; and that all social, community, recreational, leisure, and sporting gatherings and events of more than 10 people are hereby prohibited at all locations and venues on the Meskwaki Settlement; and close the Meskwaki Settlement to outside visitors.

Please see Resolution 11-2020 in its entirety adopted on March 21, 2020 for complete details.