COVID-19 in Indian Country
COVID Success Stories Community of Learning is an effort to respond to emerging issues Urban Indian Organizations (UIO) continue to encounter during the COVID-19 pandemic.
National Council of Urban Indian Health​

The National Council of Urban Indian Health presented testimony on behalf of urban Indian organizations at two hearings on Capitol Hill.
National Council of Urban Indian Health​

The fiscal year 2023 budget proposal includes $9.1 billion in mandatory funding for the Indian Health Service for the first year.
ncuih

The bill includes $73.4 million for urban Indian health and $6.6 billion for the Indian Health Service.
ncuih

"Many of our Navajo citizens reside in metropolitan areas, and many do not have the resources or transportation to obtain technical assistance for the ARPA Hardship Assistance or tribal enrollment process," said Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez.
navajonationarpa

“Adequate funding for Indian Country is crucial now more than ever, especially as the COVID-19 pandemic has, and continues to be, the deadliest for American Indian and Alaska Native communities,” said Francys Crevier of the National Council of Urban Indian Health.
ncuih

Three of the country’s largest tribal nations have formed a historic alliance to improve healthcare for tribal citizens living in Pennington County, South Dakota.
gptlhb

“After decades of being ignored and forgotten, we applaud the Senate Appropriations Committee for the robust legislation proposed to improve outcomes for Indian Country,” said NCUIH CEO Francys Crevier.
ncuih

The National Council of Urban Indian Health is paying close attention to implementation of the American Rescue Plan Act affecting urban Indian organizations.
ncuih

Oklahoma City Indian Clinic provides COVID-19 vaccines at no cost to everyone, including those who are not American Indian.
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic

Urban Indian health providers will finally be able to use existing funds to expand, renovate and upgrade their facilities under the bipartisan infrastructure bill.
ncuih

“This technical fix will be critical to expanding health care infrastructure for Native communities who have been devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic,” said CEO Francys Crevier of the National Council of Urban Indian Health.
okcic

“Tribal communities face grave and unjust disparities in access to many kinds of infrastructure, but the disparities in access to health care and health infrastructure are especially stark,” said Sen. Alex Padilla (D-California).
alexpadilla

Oklahoma City Indian Clinic (OKCIC), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit clinic providing health and wellness services to American Indians in central Oklahoma, promotes summer safety tips for kids.
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic

“The impacts of COVID-19 will be with our Native communities for a long time to come,” said Sonya Tetnowski, president-elect of the National Council of Urban Indian Health.
ncuih

“Since last fall, NCUIH and Native American LifeLines have pushed for the inclusion of the 65,000 Natives in the DMV as Natives are dying from COVID-19 at the highest rates worldwide,” said NCUIH CEO Francys Crevier.
ncuih

The National Council of Urban Indian Health and Native American LifeLines are pleased to announce COVID-19 vaccinations for urban Indians in the D.C., Maryland, and Virginia metropolitan area.
ncuih

The Indian Health Service is making COVID-19 vaccines available for urban Indians in the Baltimore, Maryland, and Washington, D.C., areas.
nativeamericanlifelines

The American Rescue Plan Act includes $84 million for urban Indian health providers and addresses critical Medicaid coverage.
ncuih

COVID-19 has disrupted the way medical practices are performed, including Oklahoma City Indian Clinic's dental department.
oklahoma city indian clinic