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OYATE Health Center

Community Driven Healthcare for Great Plains Tribal Members



Dental Closure

The Oyate Health Center Dental Department will be closed for the remainder of the day (5/23) and tomorrow (5/24) for training and program improvement as it prepares to roll out additional services and providers.

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.

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Patient Rights

Make healthcare decisions that are right for you and your relatives.

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:
First floor of the Oyate Health Center
Urgent Care Clinic:
First floor of the Oyate Health Center


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

Latest News

Health Board receives $5 million to continue Healthy Start work 

RAPID CITY –The Great Plains Tribal Leaders Health Board has again been funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to maintain the Great Plains Healthy Start Program (GPHS) with approximately $5 million over the next five years.  Established in 1992, the Healthy Start program at the Health Board was the organization’s first grant…

Tribes Launch Urgent Syphilis Response Effort in Partnership with Health Board and CDC

South Dakota, April 9, 2024 – The Oglala Sioux Tribe, the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, and the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe have united to address a significant surge in syphilis cases impacting their communities and the broader Great Plains Region. From April 15 to April 26, teams of public health experts will conduct intensive contact tracing…