NIHB Weekly COVID-19 Data Update Dashboard – February 18, 2021

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

Are IHS Patients Getting Vaccinated?

Check out NIHB’s Tribal Data Projects’ analysis, Are IHS Patient Getting Vaccinated? To learn more about COVID-19 Vaccines in Tribal Communities, visit our Vaccine Information and Tribal Support Page.

President Biden Signs Executive Orders, Releases Strategic Plan on COVID-19 Response

In his first days in office, President Joe Biden signed several Executive Orders (EOs) and released a National Strategy for the COVID-19 Response and Pandemic Awareness. In some areas, the…

NIHB Statement on FDA Approval of Pfizer Coronavirus Vaccine for Use, Distribution

WASHINGTON, DC—December 14, 2020—The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) offered the following statement from CEO Stacy A. Bohlen on the Federal Drug Administration’s (FDA) recent approval of emergency use authorization…

Vaccine Information and Tribal Support Page

In an effort to keep Tribes engaged and informed, NIHB offers this platform that contains communications, resources and advocacy materials on the development of the COVID-19 Vaccine. CLICK HERE

Indian Health Service Releases COVID-19 Pandemic Vaccine Plan

The Indian Health service announced in a Dear Tribal Leader Letter on November 18, 2020 that it has released the IHS COVID-19 Pandemic Vaccine Plan November 2020.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance for Tribal Communities

Get information and tips for Tribal Communities from the Centers for Disease Control about COVID-19.


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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