COVID-19 in Indian Country
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, through the Indian Health Service (IHS), awards $55 million in funding to 15 tribes and tribal organizations as part of the competitive Small Ambulatory Program.
Indian Health Service

The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe has been awarded two Indian Health Service grants to provide safer care for community members.
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe

The Round Valley Indian Health Center will be utilizing nearly $1 million to support remote care in California.

The Department of the Treasury awarded $1.25 billion in COVID-19 relief funds to 863 community development financial institutions, including 58 CDFIs serving Native communities.

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting has awarded more than $300,000 to Native Public Media and to KTSU-FM to coordinate COVID-19 public outreach in Native and Black communities.

Sen. Martha McSally (R-Arizona) announced that tribes will not lose future Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) funding as a result of the CARES Act funding they received.

As the world continues to endure the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, NDN Collective announces the second phase of the NDN COVID-19 Response Project.

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.

Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Tara Sweeney announced an extension of the National Tribal Broadband Grant program (NTBG) grant application deadline.

The Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board has been awarded a $3 million grant to assist tribal nations in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and to develop and expand emergency preparedness capacities.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has published notice of two funding opportunities to help Indian Country respond to the coronavirus.