Administration & Agency Updates

Recent Administration & Agency Updates

July EPID Institute Recordings Now Available

The 2022 Emergency Preparedness and Infectious Disease Institute took place in Rapid City, SD on July 19 and 20, 2022. Recordings are now available via the YouTube Institute playlist with each recording corresponding to each presentation session. You may access the PowerPoint presentations and session evaluations by clicking here. Thank You for Attending Our Institute Recordings Now Available! THANK YOU FOR ATTENDING! NIHB’s 2022…

NIHB Releases New COVID-19 Resources!

The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) recently released new COVID-19 factsheets. These new factsheets include topics such as COVID-19 Vaccines, booster shots, and COVID-19 terminology. Factsheets can be accessed here under Community Health Tools. For more information, please contact Darby Galligher, Project Coordinator at NIHB, at [email protected].

Second Round of COVID Tests Now Available for Order!

Earlier this year, the White House announced that they would be supplying Americans with a set of four free at-home COVID-19 rapid tests. Starting now, residents of the U.S. and territories can place second orders of rapid at-home tests. Like the previous order, these kits will contain four COVID-19 tests.   How to place a second order: Visit this website. Click the blue-button that…

Press Briefing by White House and HHS Public Health Officials

In his State of the Union address on February 2, 2022, President Biden emphasized that because of the progress made as a country against COVID-19 and the widely available tools to protect ourselves, we are in a position to move forward safely and get back to our more normal routines. Building on the President’s remarks, together at the White House on February 2 at 10:30AM…

COVID-19 Boosters Remain Safe, Continue to Offer High Levels of Protection Against Severe Disease Over Time and During Omicron and Delta Waves

On February 11, 2022, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced the data from two CDC reports indicate that COVID-19 vaccine booster shots continue to be safe and are highly effective against severe COVID-19 disease over time.   The data for the first report was from vaccine safety monitoring systems, v-safe, and the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS). In this set of…

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