Indian Health Service and COVID-19

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1/10/2022 We Can Do This Indian Country We Can Do This Indian CountryJanuary 10, 2022What some are calling the fifth surge since the pandemic began almost two years ago, the Omicron variant is causing an unprecedented spike in COVID-19 cases and causing a severe strain on hospital capacity across the country. On Friday, NBC News reported COVID cases were up 204 percent as compared to the two prior weeks.At mid-week, Indian Health ...
1/5/2022 Senator Baldwin Supports Reintroduction of Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill to Guarantee Tribal Health Authorities Access to the Strategic National Stockpile | U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin US Senate ... 01.05.2022 Senator Baldwin Supports Reintroduction of Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill to Guarantee Tribal Health Authorities Access to the Strategic National Stockpile Indian Health Service and other tribal health organizations currently lack guaranteed, direct access to federal ... authorities have ready, direct access to the SNS.‚AuThe ongoing COVID-19 pandemic demands that our tribal communities in Wisconsin have direct access to critical medical supplies, medications, and equipment that can save lives,‚Au ...
1/4/2022 Sen. Warren and Reps. Gallego and Cole Reintroduce Bicameral Bill to Guarantee Tribal Health Authorities Access to the Strategic National Stockpile US Senate ... Warren and Reps. Gallego and Cole Reintroduce Bicameral Bill to Guarantee Tribal Health Authorities Access to the Strategic National StockpileIndian Health Service and other tribal health organizations currently lack guaranteed, direct access to federal ... health authorities have ready, direct access to the SNS.‚AuAs COVID-19 continues to devastate communities, it is critical that Indian Country has access to crucial medical supplies and equipment. That means ensuring IHS, tribal ...
1/4/2022 Choctaw Nation wins Indian Health Service Awards ... Covid prevented the usual pomp and circumstance, the Choctaw Nation Health Services Authority held a ceremony recently to celebrate the Indian Health Service awards achieved by several departments for 2020 and 2021 along with service ... given over the last two years, especially with the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.‚Au2021 Awards, Pandemic Response Awards for the following divisions:Hugo Health ServicesAtoka Health ServicesBroken Bow & Idabel Health ServicesDurant ...
1/2/2022 Native American tribes have made progress against COVID-19. Omicron has them 'back in crisis mode.' post] ]Native American tribes have been especially vigilant in encouraging COVID-19 vaccines and enacting stringent safety protocols.The next challenge for these communities that have been hit particularly hard during the pandemic : the omicron variant. Tribes and the federal Indian Health Service reported huge case spikes in the days after Christmas, reflecting the situation across much of the country.The Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma and the Menominee Nation in ...
1/1/2022 Native American tribes have made progress against COVID. Omicron has them 'back in crisis mode.' Yahoo News Native American tribes have been especially vigilant in encouraging COVID-19 vaccines and enacting stringent safety protocols.The next challenge for these communities that have been hit particularly hard during the pandemic : The omicron variant. Tribes and the federal Indian Health Service are reporting huge case spikes in the days after Christmas, reflecting the situation across much of the country.The Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma and the Menominee Nation in ...
1/1/2022 Native American tribes have made progress against COVID. Omicron has them 'back in crisis mode.' Native American tribes have been especially vigilant in encouraging COVID-19 vaccines and enacting stringent safety protocols.The next challenge for these communities that have been hit particularly hard during the pandemic: The omicron variant. Tribes and the federal Indian Health Service are reporting huge case spikes in the days after Christmas, reflecting the situation across much of the country.The Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma and the Menominee Nation in ...
12/16/2021 Q BioMed Shows Significant Uptrend in Revenues in Year-End Update PR Newswire ... federal supplier, and engaged a Federal Sales team working mostly with the U.S Departments of Veterans' Affairs, the DOD, and Indian Health Services. We have recently retained Eversana to partner on the institutional sales efforts ... Kidney Diseases and othersWith the uptake of vaccines for COVID-19 growing, the infection numbers are still soaring around the world due to new variants and communities growing apathy and resistance to mandates and ...
12/13/2021 HIMSS Supports House Bill to Extend and Expand Telehealth Access | HIMSS ... COVID-19 pandemic.This bill would permanently remove geographic restrictions, add the home as an originating site and give the HHS Secretary authority to expand originating site eligibility. It would also help support the adoption of telehealth in underserved communities by ensuring Federally Qualified Health Centers, Rural Health Clinics, Indian Health Service facilities and Native Hawaiian Health Care Systems can furnish telehealth services.Additionally, the Telehealth Extension Act would create ...
12/1/2021 CME Corp. expansion of $49.5M federal agency contract represents 4K new products ... Indian Health Services, CME said. Other prominent ECAT federal customers include the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development.‚AuWe are pleased to be able to provide a wide array of new products to the federal government at a time when the fight against COVID-19 and the delta variant is still very much a ...
10/15/2021 New series from The Modern West podcast - "Shall Furnish Medicine" ... series from The Modern West podcast - "Shall Furnish Medicine"Reservations have been some of the hardest-hit communities in the COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, this all feels sort of familiar...the arrival of a ... grand promises to "furnish medicine and physicians", then broke them. Indian Health Services belatedly opened clinics but they were severely underfunded and understaffed.Yet in the last few years, many tribes have begun taking over ...
10/14/2021 Data updates to Department of Health COVID-19 dashboard will show increase in first vaccinations ... COVID-19 dashboard will show increase in first vaccinations [Jonathan Ellis] The South Dakota Department of Health will be revising its COVID-19 dashboard to reflect updated vaccine information, starting Thursday. The update includes removing about 14,400 people who received COVID-19 vaccinations in the state who were not state residents. The addition also includes some vaccinations conducted by federal entities, such as the Department of Defense and Indian Health ...
10/14/2021 COVID-19 Contracting: Indian Health Service Used Flexibilities to Meet Increased Medical Supply Needs The Indian Health Service provides health care to over 2 million American Indians and Alaska Natives. These groups have been disproportionately vulnerable to negative outcomes from COVID-19 .Despite facing an unprecedented demand for medical supplies, IHS was able to acquire necessary products (including personal protective equipment and lab supplies) from a variety of vendors during the pandemic.However, we found that IHS's contracting officials did not notice some supplies ...
10/14/2021 Indian Health Center of Santa Clara Valley Partners with Comcast Business to Bridge the Gap in Telehealth Offerings During the Pandemic ... COVID-19 pandemic. The Indian Health Center of Santa Clara Valley is dually funded by Indian Health Service (IHS) and the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to serve and prioritize the unique health needs of American Indians, Alaskan Natives and the greater community. The Center provides medical, dental, counseling, wellness and prevention services to more than 22,000 patients, most of whom are located in economically disadvantaged and underserved communities ...
10/13/2021 NCDHHS Updates to COVID-19 Dashboards Impact County Vaccination Rates, Statewide Case Counts News Release: RALEIGH Today, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services updated North Carolina county vaccination data from the U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Indian Health Services and Federal Bureau of Prisons to reflect the county of residence for the person vaccinated. This will result in the vaccination rate changing for several counties on the North Carolina COVID-19 Dashboard. As part of its ...
10/13/2021 The Ridgway Record News Direct--Comcast Business today announced that the Indian Health Center of Santa Clara Valley has selected Comcast Business to deliver broadband connectivity at nine of its key locations, providing critical reliability for its facilities and supporting a widespread shift to telehealth services at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.The Indian Health Center of Santa Clara Valley is dually funded by Indian Health Service (IHS) and the Health ...
10/13/2021 --News Direct-- Comcast Business today announced t News Direct--Comcast Business today announced that the Indian Health Center of Santa Clara Valley has selected Comcast Business to deliver broadband connectivity at nine of its key locations, providing critical reliability for its facilities and supporting a widespread shift to telehealth services at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.The Indian Health Center of Santa Clara Valley is dually funded by Indian Health Service (IHS) and the Health ...
10/11/2021 Hoskin Jr. Talks McGirt, More on Native American Day ... Indian Health Service's Oklahoma City area office praised the tribes for their efforts during the coronavirus pandemic. He said the tribes have collectively administered over 350,000 COVID-19 vaccines. Other efforts highlighted by Chief Hoskin Jr. included the Cherokee Nation's investments in broadband, healthcare infrastructure, mental health and wellness, and job growth. They have opened a meat processing facility and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) manufacturing sites, too. Another great effort ...
10/8/2021 SEMINOLE FREEDMEN Gaining Some Rights With Indian Health Services ... Indian Health Service announced earlier this week that Freedmen citizens of the Seminole Nation are now eligible for health care services. ‚AuIt says 0/0 Indian blood, but it says Freedman,‚Au LeEtta Osborne told News 4 back in March, talking about her tribal card. ‚AuThey told me that they do not recognize their citizens there.‚Au That‚Aos what happened in March when Osborne-Sampson tried to get a COVID ...
10/7/2021 Broadband Key to Expanding Telehealth's Pandemic Gains, Say Experts ... extending the regulatory flexibilities around this access granted under the public health emergency, which are slated to expire when the COVID-19 pandemic subsides, is also critical, they said, stressing that the benefits of telemedicine ... facility.And in the realm of behavioral health, in one Indian Health Service area near Billings, Montana, telemedicine allows clinicians to provide behavioral health care to patients in their homes, which has resulted in a ...
10/5/2021 UVDI-360 Room Sanitizer Fast Tracked for VA Hospital and Clinic Purchasing ... of military services, including the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps, as well as the Veterans Health Administration and Indian Health Services.CME secured the ECAT contract, which runs until 2025, on behalf of ... 360 Room Sanitizer reinforces protection and peace of mind against COVID-19, so we are thrilled to provide that in our continued partnership with the government.‚Au ...
10/5/2021 COVID-19 vaccinations and treatment update By Chris Jennings The information in this artice was current as of press time. For up-to-date information visit www.cdc.gov/coronavirus . According to Indian Health Services (IHS), the COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately affected American Indian and Alaska Native populations across the country. IHS states that American Indians and Alaska Natives have over 3.5 times higher infection rates than non-Hispanic whites, are over four times more likely to ...
10/4/2021 COVID-19 Reported Patient Impact and Hospital Capacity by Facility (Visualizer) ... 1, 2020. It includes non-CMS hospitals that have reported since July 15, 2020. It does not include psychiatric, rehabilitation, Indian Health Service (IHS) facilities, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) facilities, Defense Health Agency ... as reported by the facilities, go to: https://healthdata.gov/Hospital/COVID-19-Reported-Patient-Impact-and-Hospital-Capa/uqq2-txqb On May 13, 2021 Changed vaccination fields from sum to max or min fields. This ...
10/2/2021 AppHealthCare reconciles data, lowers total COVID-19 cases in Watauga after finding duplicates WATAUGA ‚Ai AppHealthCare has lowered the total number of COVID-19 cases in Watauga County after reconciling its data and finding duplicate cases. The total COVID-19 cases Watauga County has had since the start ... the U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Indian Health Services and Federal Bureau of Prisons to reflect the county of residence for the person vaccinated. This will result in the vaccination rate ...
9/24/2021 Reps. Demand Answers to Shocking Undercover Video on Reporting of COVID-19 Vaccine Data ... Indian Health Service that provides medical care to Native Americans from Arizona, Nevada and Utah.Gosar sent a letter to the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) demanding a ‚Aufull review of all HHS health care systems nationally to ensure full compliance with vaccine injury reporting laws including reporting all adverse events occurring after the administration of the COVID-19 vaccine.‚AuGosar‚Aos released the following statement about ...