COVID-19 in Indian Country
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic promotes the benefits of staying current with your yearly vaccinations.

Oklahoma City Indian Clinic, a nonprofit clinic providing health and wellness services to American Indians in central Oklahoma, received a $50,000 grant to help support lean initiatives.

The Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation division and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Oklahoma today reminded taxpayers of the July 15 filing and payment deadline and warned against an increase in tax and COVID-19 scams.

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.

Oklahoma City Indian Clinic offers new and innovative ways to continue to provide excellent health care to American Indians amid COVID-19.

'We must follow the rules and regulations that are attached to the CARES Act Funding or any federal grants or federal financial assistance,' says Chairman Matthew Komalty of the Kiowa Tribe.

Citizens of the Wyandotte Nation are eligible for a $1,500 financial assistance payment from the tribe's general welfare program.

The Choctaw Nation announced plans for distribution of $200.8 million of Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding.

Every one of the 5,400 Quapaw Nation enrolled members is about to receive a lump sum of Covid-19 stimulus money directly from the Nation’s Northeast Oklahoma office, Quapaw Chairman John L. Berrey announced.

Oklahoma City Indian Clinic, a nonprofit clinic providing health and wellness services to American Indians in central Oklahoma, was awarded a grant through the NDN Collective COVID-19 Response Project.

The Cherokee Nation announced a $332 million spending plan to use the tribe’s first portion of an $8 billion set aside in CARES Act funding.

Oklahoma City Indian Clinic (OKCIC), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit clinic providing health and wellness services to American Indians in central Oklahoma, is hiring new positions that provide medical and mental health care during COVID-19.

The Kiowa Tribe will not use its CARES Act funding for per capita payments, Chairman Matthew M. Komalty said.

During a Special Business Committee Meeting held on May 21st, the Sac and Fox Nation Business Committee approved the Sac and Fox Nation COVID-19 Economic Support Program.

Sen. James Lankford (R-Oklahoma): "It is my goal to ensure Oklahoma Tribes are included in these resources provided by the CARES Act."

Oklahoma City Indian Clinic wants to emphasize the necessity of physical distancing during Memorial Day weekend. 

'Responsible Hospitality': Cherokee Nation Businesses announced a planned approach to providing a safe environment for guests and employees at its entertainment properties.

The Auntie Project: Native Women of Service launched a new initiative—the Navajo Nation Covid-19 Family Relief Effort.

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in McGirt v. Oklahoma at 10am Eastern on May 11, 2020.

The Cherokee Nation will reopen its government offices in a phased plan that incorporates social distancing and has employees returning on staggered shifts starting June 1, 2020.