COVID-19 in Indian Country
For Navajo Marine Colin Tsosie, helping lead the Navajo & Hopi Families COVID-19 Relief Fund’s Chinle distribution team was a way he could help protect his elders and those affected by the pandemic.

The Navajo & Hopi Families COVID-19 Relief Fund remains diligent in reinforcing the usage of personal protective equipment by providing PPE distributions across the Navajo and Hopi nations.

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.

The Hopi Tribe hosted a digital town hall on April 24, 2020, to discuss 39 COVID-19 positive cases at the local Indian Health Service facility in Arizona. Of those cases, more than 20 are Hopi citizens, KUYI Hopi Public Radio reported. Chairman Tim Nuvangyouma listed 9 communities in which the individuals live the station said. […]

As COVID-19 cases and deaths continue to grow on the Navajo Nation, the Navajo & Hopi Families COVID-19 Relief Fund is building momentum to address a food and water crisis.

In response to the escalating health crisis facing Diné and Hopi communities, the Navajo and Hopi Families COVID-19 Relief Fund has mobilized volunteer emergency food and water distribution throughout the region.

The Hopi Health Care Center, an Indian Health Service facility on the Hopi Reservation in Arizona, reported its first COVID-19 positive case on March 25, 2020. According to a statement shared on social media, the patient was tested at the facility and was “discharged home to self-quarantine.” The person does not live on the reservation, […]