COVID-19 in Indian Country
The U.S. House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis will hold a video briefing with public health experts to examine the steps that must be taken to ensure coronavirus vaccinations are administered equitably.
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“This is a data genocide on Native people,” said Abigail Echo-Hawk of the Urban Indian Health Institute. “American Indians and Alaska Natives are dying at disproportionate rates and decision makers don’t even have accurate data to ensure we are properly funded and resourced.”
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Oklahoma City Indian Clinic (OKCIC), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit clinic providing health and wellness services to American Indians in central Oklahoma, promotes a healthy New Year by providing virtual services for overall health.
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Urban Indian frontline health workers will now have the same coverage as their other health system counterparts.
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Oklahoma City Indian Clinic hosted its annual Toy Wonderland benefiting families in need this holiday season.
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The Department of Health and Human Services seeks to ensure that all tribal health programs and urban Indian organizations have the choice on how they receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
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Oklahoma City Indian Clinic promotes food safety during the upcoming holiday.
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Oklahoma City Indian Clinic supports practicing social distancing during the upcoming holidays, including Halloween.

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

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.

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.

Robyn Sunday-Allen, National Council of Urban Indian Health Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of the Oklahoma City Indian Clinic, will testify before the House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States.

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

'Today, tribal communities are experiencing some of the highest rates of infection for COVID-19 in the country,' said Sen. John Hoeven (R-North Dakota), chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.

The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will hold an oversight hearing on 'Evaluating the Response and Mitigation to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Native Communities' and a legislative hearing to receive testimony on S.3650, the Coverage for Urban Indian Health Providers Act.

The Federal Communications Commission’s Wireline Competition Bureau approved an additional 77 funding applications for the COVID-19 Telehealth Program, including grants for two urban and rural Indian providers.

The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs meetings at 2:30pm Eastern on July 1, 2020, for an oversight hearing on COVID-19 and a legislative hearing on S. 3650, Coverage for the Urban Indian Health Providers Act.

On June 11, 2020, Executive Director Francys Crevier of the National Council of Urban Indian Health will testify before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies.

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.