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Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes update health system






The tribal health clinic in Polson, Montana. Photo from CSKT

The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of Montana continues to upgrade its health care facilities.

The tribe just held a grand opening for a new clinic in St. Ignatius. The $5 million project offers 37,000 square-feet for medical, dental and pharmacy services.

"The old one was built in the 1960s,” Bernie Azure, the spokesperson for the tribe's health department, told The Missoulian. “It was like a bomb shelter-civil defense thing.”

In addition to St. Ignatius, the tribe completed upgrades at its clinics in Polson and Elmo. The facilities in Ronan and Arlee are next.

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Dream of new tribal health clinic in St. Ignatius comes to fruition (The Missoulian 8/18)
New St. Ignatius THHS Clinic dedicated last week (Char-Koosta News 8/14)