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News stories from the past 60 days.

High School Students Participate in Program at IHS to Gain Knowledge of Health Careers
Aug 8, 2018 - Article covers a Tribal Health Scholars externship program in Warm Springs, OR that, in part, pays American Indian and Alaska Native high school students to shadow 12 different health professionals for the summer. The hope is that the experience will open them to the culture of healthcare and future career possibilities.
Source: IHS Blog
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Yellowhawk Opens New Tribal Health Facility
Aug 6, 2018 - The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation have opened a new tribal health facility that will allow them to have more integrated, patient-centered services. The facility currently offers medical, dental, behavioral health, and pharmacy services with space set aside to add things like optometry, audiology and physical therapy in the future. They have also started the process to become accredited through the Public Health Accreditation Board.
Source: East Oregonian
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Last Updated: 8/9/2018