COVID-19 in Indian Country
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.

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.

“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.

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.
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Please join Holly Van Lew of the Indian Health Service for another COVID-19 Ask Me Anything session from the National Indian Health Board.
Holly Van Lew

The National Indian Health Board invites you to join us for a webinar series that will strengthen environmental health networks in Indian Country.

Indian Country has done a remarkable job vaccinating tribal citizens.

Please join the National Indian Health Board and Association of American Indian Physicians for a webinar on the response to the Delta COVID-19 variant in tribal communities.

Please join the Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development for Investing In Your Tribes’ Behavioral Health" on July 21, 2021.

The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians will hold a vaccination event at the Kewadin Shores Sprung Structure on March 13, 2021.

Sen. Tom Udall (D-New Mexico) took part in a panel at the National Tribal Health Conference with tribal leaders and Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-New York).

The National Indian Health Board concluded the National Tribal Health Conference with a panel discussion on the behavioral health that honed in on the human effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Tribal Nations prepaid for our healthcare," Walker River Paiute Tribe Chairwoman Amber Torres said. "Our Treaties require the federal government to fund our people’s care for the next seven generations and beyond."

The National Indian Health Board has recognized Muscogee (Creek) citizen Amanda Wyatt as a Hero in Health.

In a year packed with change and uncertainty, the National Indian Health Board was pleased to recognize and honor a group of Tribal health leaders, providers and advocates during its Heroes in Health Awards Gala.

The National Indian Health Board honored and awarded the National Council of Urban Indian Health with an Outstanding Service Award for National Impact.

The National Indian Health Board opened its annual National Tribal Health Conference to a virtual audience of nearly 900 Tribal leaders, health professionals, advocates and federal and Congressional partners.

Please join a livestream where experts address resources and tactics for suicide prevention for American Indians and Alaska Natives in honor of #HopeForLife.

The Tribal Health Data Improvement Act ensure that tribes have access to the same public health data as states and local governments, addressing an obstacle that has arisen amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The National Indian Health Board strongly supports the Tribal Health Data Improvement Act, and is working to have this legislation attached to the next COVID-19 pandemic relief package.