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Tribal Leaders Urge HHS Secretary to Declare Syphilis Emergency

RAPID CITY, S.D. — In response to an alarming surge in syphilis cases sweeping across the Great Plains Region, tribal officials representing nations spanning North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, and Iowa are urgently appealing to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Bacerra for a formal declaration of a public…

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Health Board Awarded $5.175m in Federal Grants

RAPID CITY – On the heels of a historic visit from Health and Human Services and Indian Health Service leadership, the Great Plains Tribal Leaders Health Board has been awarded three grants totaling $5.175 million. Last week, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Biden White House…

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March 2023 HIPAA Breach

RAPID CITY – On March 8, 2023, the Oyate Health Center (OHC) was made aware of a potential breach ofpatient health information. Subsequent investigation revealed an unintended breach of patient information related to pharmacy visits made between August 31, 2021 and September 8, 2021. If your information was included in…

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