COVID-19 in Indian Country
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic will host the 18th annual Red Feather Gala and fundraiser on November 5, 2022.
18th Annual Red Feather Gala

Oklahoma City Indian Clinic is renovating an additional building to fit the demands of a growing patient population.
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic (OKCIC)

The National Council of Urban Indian Health (NCUIH) invites all experts in urban Indian health and community members to discuss what materials and strategies are needed for vaccination efforts.
National Council of Urban Indian Health​

The National Indian Health Board congratulates Roselyn Tso on becoming the Director of the Indian Health Service.
NIHB - Roselyn Tso to Serve as Next Indian Health Service Director

"We are thrilled to have a confirmed leader for the Indian Health Service,” said Francys Crevier, CEO of the National Council of Urban Indian Health.
NCUIH - Senate Confirms Roselyn Tso as Director of the Indian Health Service

Oklahoma City Indian Clinic wants to help men lower their risk for prostate cancer.
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic (OKCIC)

Opioid Misuse Prevention Day will be observed on August 31, 2022, to raise awareness of prescription drug misuse and promote treatment resources.
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic (OKCIC)

The number of monkeypox cases for American Indians and Alaska Natives is not available as data has not been reported by race.
Monkeypox

“The immunization schedule is designed to provide disease protection when children need it most,” said Janice Hixson, MD, Chief Medical Officer of the Oklahoma City Indian Clinic.
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic (OKCIC)

The National Indian Health Board will convene a virtual discussion session on June 22, 2022, on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's COVID-19 Staffing Guidance.
NIHB

COVID Success Stories Community of Learning is an effort to respond to emerging issues Urban Indian Organizations (UIO) continue to encounter during the COVID-19 pandemic.
National Council of Urban Indian Health​

Tribal leaders, and Tribal community members are invited to join the AMA to ask any questions they might have about COVID-19 travel guidance or how to travel safely during COVID-19.

The National Council of Urban Indian Health presented testimony on behalf of urban Indian organizations at two hearings on Capitol Hill.
National Council of Urban Indian Health​

“We must stop being ok, blasé’ and indifferent to keeping American Indians last in health care opportunity,” said Stacy Bohlen of the National Indian Health Board.
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The fiscal year 2023 budget proposal includes $9.1 billion in mandatory funding for the Indian Health Service for the first year.
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The bill includes $73.4 million for urban Indian health and $6.6 billion for the Indian Health Service.
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Robyn Sunday-Allen, Chief Executive Officer of Oklahoma City Indian Clinic, was recently named Oklahoma’s 2022 Mother of the Year.
Robyn Sunday-Allen

The National Congress of American Indians will hold its 2022 Executive Council Winter Session in fully virtual format. Register today!
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Leonard Peltier, who has been in U.S. federal prison for 46 years amid worldwide calls for his freedom, tested positive for COVID-19 on January 28, 2022.
Leonard Peltier

We’re all hopeful that the end of this pandemic comes to us sooner rather than later, but until then, we still need to be diligent in protecting ourselves and others from COVID-19.
National Indian Health Board