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Monday, July 6, 2020

Contact: Maria Ramirez

ATRIO Health Plans and Cascade Health Alliance (CHA) announced today a donation of $15,000 to The Klamath Tribes Coronavirus Relief Fund. The Klamath Tribes will direct these funds to support tribal members who have been negatively impacted by the recent virus pandemic.

“As COVID-19 continues to spread throughout our communities, we want to provide assistance to those organizations serving the critical needs of people who have suffered as a result,” said Wendy Edwards, President, ATRIO Health Plans. Tayo Akins, President and CEO of CHA, states “We’re pleased to be partnering with The Klamath Tribes to support their efforts to address the pressing food security, housing, transportation and other important needs of our community members.”

“We’re pleased to receive this generous donation on behalf of the many members of our community who are experiencing hardships in their lives caused by the COVID-19 virus,” said Lahna Lilly, Director, Klamath Tribal Health and Family Services. “The Klamath Tribes is working diligently to keep our Peoples and communities safe and secure during this pandemic. This donation will help us support the needs of our members directly impacted by COVID-19, particularly those requiring emergency assistance.”

If a member of your household is an enrolled Klamath Tribal member and can demonstrate need for assistance directly related to the COVID-19 pandemic, applications for assistance are available online Or you can contact The Klamath Tribes at (541) 783-2219.


ATRIO Health Plans is a Medicare Advantage plan established by Oregon physicians in 2004 and has since grown to serve thousands of members in Douglas, Jackson, Josephine, Klamath, Marion and Polk counties. ATRIO works closely with local providers of care to improve health outcomes of their members and the communities they serve. ATRIO serves more than 19,000 Oregonians with its affordable and comprehensive Medicare Advantage health plans. Learn more at 1-877-672-8620 or go online to

Cascade Health Alliance is a coordinated care organization (CCO) located in Klamath County. As a CCO, webring together many types of doctors and other health care providers to improve care delivery and the health outcomes of people enrolled in the Oregon Health Plan. Learn more at (541) 883-2947 or online at

The Klamath Tribes mission is to protect, preserve and enhance the spiritual, cultural and physical values and resources of the Klamath, Modoc and Yahooskin Peoples. As part of the mission to provide for the development and delivery of social and economic opportunities for our People the Coronavirus Relief Fund was established to mitigate the impact the virus is having on our community members. Learn more at (800) 524-9787 or go online to