COVID-19 in Indian Country
'It is unacceptable that the coronavirus relief package put forward by Senate Republicans sidelines the needs of Tribal governments and Native communities,' two leading Democrats said.

The Indian Health Service has updated its coronavirus data, showing 31,782 COVID-19 cases as of July 29, 2020.

The total number of COVID-19 positive cases for the Navajo Nation is 9,019 of July 30, 2020. More than 6,600 have recovered from the coronavirus on the largest reservation in the United States.

A Bay Mills Resort & Casino hotel employee tested positive for COVID-19.

The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development has developed a comprehensive guide and accompanying website for tribes and tribal entities that need to purchase personal protective equipment during the current COVID-19 pandemic.

The Indian Health Service has updated its coronavirus data, showing 31,431 COVID-19 cases as of July 28, 2020.

Please join Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer for a COVID-19 virtual town hall on July 30, 2020.

The total number of COVID-19 positive cases for the Navajo Nation is 8,968 as of July 29, 2020. More than 6,600 have recovered from the coronavirus on the largest reservation in the United States.

Sen. Tom Udall (D-New Mexico), vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, will press Trump administration witnesses on the Bureau of Indian Education response to the COVID-19 pandemic in tribal schools.

The Indian Health Service has updated its coronavirus data, showing 30,987 COVID-19 cases as of July 27, 2020.

The total number of COVID-19 positive cases for the Navajo Nation is 8,927 as of July 28, 2020. More than 6,500 have recovered from the coronavirus on the largest reservation in the United States.

Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez is presenting a $652 million CARES Act funding proposal to the 24th Navajo Nation Council.

Citing the continued rise in tribal and local community COVID-19 cases, the Menominee Indian Tribe is temporarily closing its tribal government offices and facilities for a 2 week period, starting Tuesday, July 28 until Tuesday, August 11, 2020. 

On Wednesday, July 29, 2020, at 2:30 PM EDT, immediately following a business meeting, the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will hold an oversight hearing titled “Preparing to Head Back to Class: Addressing How to Safely Reopen Bureau of Indian Education Schools.”

On Wednesday, July 29, 2020, at 2:30pm Eastern, the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will hold a business meeting to consider a dozen bills.