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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…

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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…

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Oyate Health Center Aims to Vaccinate 1500 Patients

RAPID CITY – The Great Plains Tribal Leaders Health Board and the Oyate Health Center aim to have more than 1500 of its patients vaccinated by the end of February.   Over the next two weeks, the two tribal healthcare entities will reallocate staff, use its additional location at 725 N.

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65 & Over/High Risk Are Next for COVID Vaccine at OHC

RAPID CITY –The Oyate Health Center has moved to its next stage of vaccinations that includes those who are 65 & over, those who are high risk, and essential workers. Those who meet these criteria can sign up for an appointment or add their name to a list showing they…

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Get In Line For The Vaccine

RAPID CITY — The Great Plains Tribal Leaders Health Board and the Oyate Health Center are eagerly awaiting the arrival of more vaccines to distribute to the community. In the next several weeks, the Oyate Health Center hopes to expand its distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine to more community members.

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