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Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes update health system

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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. β€œIt 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.

Get the Story:
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)

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