NIHB National Tribal Health Conference October 4-8, 2021

The National Tribal Health Conference (NTHC) is the premier American Indian and Alaska Native specific annual gathering focused on Tribal health policy, systems, and infrastructure. Join NIHB for this virtual…

CDC Releases Updated Guidance on COVID-19 and Delta Variant

On Tuesday, July 27, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued new guidance around masking and the COVID-19 Delta variant. This new guidance, which is based on…

NIHB Weekly COVID-19 Data Update Dashboard – July 28, 2021

Data on COVID-19 confirmed cases and deaths by state and county.

NIHB Attends Mississippi Choctaw Indian Fair to Promote Act of Love Campaign

The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) was honored to be guests at the Mississippi Band of Choctaw (MBCI) Indian Fair over the weekend (July 16-17). The Choctaw Health Center hosted…

Biden Administration Invests Additional $1.8 Billion in American Rescue Plan Funding to Combat COVID-19 in Indian Country

On Tuesday, June 16, the Biden Administration announced an additional investment of $1.8 billion in American Rescue Plan (ARP) funding to combat COVID-19 in Indian Country. This is in addition…

Indian Health Service Approves COVID-19 Vaccinations for Youth Ages 12 and Over

The Indian Health Service announced that facilities will now begin vaccinating youth, who are 12 years old and up, with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. IHS’s announcement follows the U.S. Food and Drug Administration…

CDC Releases New Resource for Tribal Communities on COVID-19 Vaccines

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a new resource for Tribal communities entitled “What You Need to Know About COVID-19 Vaccines.” The document contains frequently asked…

NIHB Act of Love Campaign: Keeping Tribal Communities Safe

Visit the Act of Love Campaign website to learn more, share your masked selfie with NIHB or order your own NIHB Act of Love mask today! Click Here


The National Indian Health Board is leading a national effort to advocate and secure resources for Tribes to respond to COVID-19. NIHB seeks to ensure that the Tribes remain informed on COVID 19, have the resources and assistance needed to respond to the pandemic, and that the Congress and Administration understand and address Tribal needs and priorities.  NIHB also aims to create resources that will be informative and helpful to Tribes and Tribal members.  NIHB believes that this coordinated national response is part of its sacred mission to serve the Tribes and help maintain the safety and well-being of Tribal citizens.

NIHB is pleased to release a video message from our Board of Directors about the COVID-19 pandemic and NIHB’s advocacy and efforts to bring resources to Tribes during this difficult time.

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