COVID-19 in Indian Country
New Indian Health Service Director Roselyn Tso will begin touring several sites across Indian Country to gain a better perspective on national and regional issues affecting the tribal members served by the Indian health system.
Roselyn Tso and Xavier Becerra

The Indian Health Service announced Darrell LaRoche as the new deputy director for management operations and Capt. Marcus Martinez as the new director for the IHS Portland Area.

The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde and the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation will receive more than $2.7 million from the American Rescue Plan Act to help them deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.

"The spread of COVID-19 remains a hardship on our tribal way of life and to our tribal people and employees," leaders of the Confederated Tribes of Umatilla Indian Reservation said.
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On Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 10am Eastern, the House Committee on Natural Resources is scheduled to hold a markup on more than a dozen bills.

Spirit Mountain Casino and Lodge will reopen on June 1, 2020, and has implemented additional safety measures to protect guests and staff.

The Klamath Tribes announced a closure of the “majority” of its offices and the suspension of “non-essential services” from March 23-31, 2020. “Due to the dangers of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and to reduce the exposure risk to employees, Tribal Members and the community at-large, The Klamath Tribes is closing the majority of the Tribal offices and […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THE MUSEUM AT WARM SPRINGS TO CLOSE TO THE PUBLIC WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18 THROUGH WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1, 2020  (WARM SPRINGS, Ore., March 18, 2020) — The Museum At Warm Springs will close to the public beginning Wednesday, March 18. It will remain closed through Wednesday, April 1, 2020. In the event individuals require […]

For Immediate Release: March 17, 2020 Spirit Mountain Casino Closes for Two Weeks in Response to COVID-19 Outbreak in Oregon GRAND RONDE, ORE- The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde will close Spirit Mountain Casino by 11:59pm on March 18, 2020 and will remain closed through April 1, 2020 as a pre-emptive approach to battling COVID-19 in Oregon. The Tribe hopes the […]