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COVID-19 and the Indian Health Service

Description
Discusses how the Indian Health Service (IHS) has been impacted by COVID-19. Describes concerns some tribes have, including the IHS testing capacity for COVID-19, workforce shortages, and lost revenue at IHS facilities. Outlines federal funding efforts to enhance the IHS COVID-19 response.
Date
05/2020
Type
Document
Organization
Congressional Research Service
Tagged as
American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians · Emergency preparedness and response · Infectious diseases · Policy