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September 24, 2021

Nation-to-Nation dialogue on the ongoing COVID -19 response

On September 24, 2021, the Xavier Becerra,

Secretary of Health and Human Services sent a Dear Tribal Leader Letter (DTLL) inviting Tribal leaders to participate in a special two-day virtual Nation-to-Nation dialogue on the COVID-19 response in Indian Country. As part of the role within the White House Council on Native American Affairs (WHCNAA), the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and other federal departments and agencies of the WHCNAA Health Committee including the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Department of Interior (DOI), and the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) will be in attendance. This conversation will inform the work of the WHCNAA Health Committee to quickly and efficiently develop an interagency plan to improve health systems and infrastructure to better address the ongoing COVID-19 Public Health Emergency and prepare for future Public Health Emergencies in Indian Country.

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 @ 2:00 – 4:00 PM EST

Join by Webinar

Telephone: 833 568 8864 US Toll-free

Meeting ID: 161 505 3809

Thursday, October 28, 2021 @ 2:00 – 4:00 PM EST

Join by Webinar

Telephone: 833 568 8864 US Toll-free

Meeting ID: 160 452 7474

Written comments and recommendations on the mandatory funding approaches, must be submitted by Friday, November 5, 2021. You can submit written comments via email at [email protected].