National Indian Health Board

An appropriations package under consideration includes roughly $6.5 billion for the Indian Health Service, an increase of approximately $445 million above current levels.

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

On Friday, July 17, at 10 a.m. EDT, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights will hold a virtual public briefing to evaluate the impact of COVID-19 on Native Americans.

Pueblo of Zuni (New Mexico)

The Pueblo of Zuni confirmed four additional deaths from COVID-19 among its citizens in New Mexico, bringing the total to 17 since the start of the pandemic.

Pueblo of Laguna (New Mexico)

Six additional positive cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed within the Pueblo of Laguna, bringing the total number to 25 on the reservation in New Mexico.

Ohkay Owingeh (New Mexico)

Ohkay Owingeh confirmed a second case of COVID-19 among its citizens, Governor Ron Lovato said in a July 2, 2020, update.

Cherokee Nation (Oklahoma)

The Cherokee Nation mourns the loss of one of its fluent Cherokee speakers and elders to COVID-19. Edna “Dolly” Raper passed away on July 4, 2020.

The Navajo and Hopi Families Relief Fund

Air Serv International is partnering with the Navajo and Hopi Families COVID-19 Relief Fund to transport critical humanitarian relief items by plane to remote Navajo and Hopi communities.

Navajo Nation (Arizona, New Mexico, Utah)

The total number of COVID-19 positive cases for the Navajo Nation is 7,914 as of July 6, 2020. More than 5,600 have recovered from the coronavirus on the largest reservation in the United States.