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Health Board Hosts Tribal and Federal Officials

Rapid City: The Great Plains Tribal Leaders Health Board welcomed tribal and federal leaders to Rapid City last week in partnership with the Department of Health and Human Services and the Indian Health Service. Secretary of HHS Xavier Becerra, Deputy Director Andrea Palm, and IHS Director Roselyn Tso, along with…

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Expect Increased Wait Times at Oyate Health Center During Upgrades

RAPID CITY — The Oyate Health Center is reminding its patients to expect some interruptions of services this weekend as a new computer server is installed at the facility. Beginning Friday, July 21st, the Oyate Health Center will transition to a new, more secure, and agile computer server that…

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Opioid Response Program Seeks Lakota and Dakota Language Translators

RAPID CITY –The Great Plains Tribal Opioid Response program is preparing to release a third edition of its animated prevention series. It seeks Lakota and Dakota language speakers to help translate the material into both Lakota and Dakota. Skyhawk Reborn and Bravefox, the first two releases in this series, covered…

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Wo’ohitike Collaborative to host Healthy Relationships Training

Rapid City – Across Indian Country, a need exists to improve access to family-oriented health services. A new initiative from the Great Plains Tribal Leaders’ Health Board will help Native American families do just that. The Wo’ohitike Collaborative, a new initiative from the Great Plains Tribal Leaders Health Board, intends…

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New Oyate Health Center Opens Feb 6, 2023

RAPID CITY – The new Oyate Health Center is near completion and will begin hosting patients on February 6, 2023, according to the Great Plains Tribal Leaders’ Health Board. The Health Board manages the facility on behalf of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, and the Rosebud Sioux…

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