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OYATE Health Center

Community Driven Healthcare for Great Plains Tribal Members

COVID-19 Pandemic Information


Air conditioning down at LaCrosse Street Location

The Oyate Health Center would like our relatives to know that the air conditioning system at our 725 N. LaCrosse Street location.

We are working to get these issues corrected now.

Thank you for your patience.

Taking Control of Tribal Healthcare.

The Oyate Health Center is a tribally-owned primary care clinic based in Rapid City, SD, focused on providing the highest standards of care for tribal-citizens

Our Healthy Future

A Healthy Outlook for Tribal Healthcare

The Oyate Health Center is reinventing the way Native American healthcare is administered and delivered on the Great Plains.

Become a Member of the Oyate Health Team

Work for an award winning, community focused, family-friendly organization with competitive wages, and health and wellness benefits.

Current Healthcare Services

Services at Oyate Health Center

  • Urgent Care
  • Primary Care
  • Optometry
  • Dental
  • Behavioral Health
  • Radiology
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Laboratory Services

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Oyate Health Center

3200 Canyon Lake Dr. Suite 1
Rapid City, SD 57702
Outpatient Clinic:
Third floor of the Oyate Health Center Main Building
Urgent Care Clinic:
First floor of the Oyate Health Center Main Building


7:00am – 7pm- 7 Days per week

Main Line: 605-355-2500
Appointments: 605-355-2350
Patient Registration: 605-355-2439

Our Mission

Our mission is to improve the wellness of our relatives by providing quality healthcare, public health, and advocacy in partnership with the tribal-nations of the great plains.

Jerilyn Church

CEO – Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board

Upcoming Events

Latest News

Oyate Health Center Headed in the Right Direction

By Brandon Ecoffey Communications Director GPTLHB The Oyate Health Center in Rapid City continues to make improvements each day. Wait times for patients are down, while users of the tribally run clinic are rising. The facility just implemented a new texting system for its patients that will reduce no-shows. Two full-time drivers have been added […]

Health Board Anticipates Dismissal of Lawsuit

RAPID CITY – A lawsuit that has challenged the sovereign right of the Oglala Sioux Tribe and the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe to assume control of tribal healthcare in Rapid City is nearing a conclusion. In July of 2019, the Oyate Health Center opened its doors to patients. The grand opening of the tribally-run clinic […]