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OYATE Health Center

Community Driven Healthcare for Great Plains Tribal Members



Juneteenth Clinic Closures

Due to the federally recognized holiday on June 19th, all clinics will be closed. This includes:

  • Primary and Pediatric care
  • Specialty services such as Optometry, Dental, and Behavioral Health
  • Labs will have limited services only to relatives seen in Urgent Care that same day.

Urgent Care will remain open to patient care from 7 AM to 7 PM.

Pharmacy hours will be 9 AM-12 PM and 1 PM-4 PM.

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

Upcoming Events

Latest News

Health Board Celebrates Supreme Court Ruling in San Carlos Apache Tribe Case

RAPID CITY, SOUTH DAKOTA —Yesterday the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 decision in San Carlos Apache Tribe v. Becerra that Indian Health Service must pay tribes for overhead expenses associated with revenues earned from Medicare, Medicaid and private insurers for health care services provided to tribal health program patients. “This decision is a…

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…