COVID-19 Testing Blitz at NATIVE HEALTH

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NATIVE HEALTH’s COVID-19 testing blitz on Saturday, May 16, 2020 was featured on AZCentral.com: COVID-19 testing blitz at Native Health in Phoenix Native Health in Phoenix was part of a COVID-19 testing blitz across Arizona on May 16, 2020.

Coronavirus in Indian Country: Tribal and Urban Organizations

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Walter Murillo, CEO of NATIVE HEALTH, appeared with the House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples for a livestreamed roundtable discussion on Friday, May 17, 2020 on YouTube. The roundtable focused on the House of Representatives’ newly introduced Heroes Act, the ongoing implementation of the CARES Act, and the pressing need for additional federal support in Native American communities across the country…
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Missing and Murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives Awareness Day

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Tragically, missing and murdered Native Americans stems from the disproportionately high rates of violence and crime committed against Native women and girls. To bring attention to this issue that has deeply affected Native communities across the country, Administration for Native Americans Commissioner Jeannie Hovland and Indian Health Service Director Rear Adm. Michael D. Weahkee released a public service announcement to…
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Free COVID-19 testing at NATIVE HEALTH

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NATIVE HEALTH has partnered with Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) to conduct free COVID-19 testing on Saturday, May 2, Saturday May 9 and Saturday, May 16, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at NATIVE HEALTH Central, 4041 North Central Avenue – Phoenix. The testing will be held outside the Central Avenue clinic for all three Saturday dates. There is no…
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Federal Stimulus Checks Update

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Check your bank accounts; you might have already received your stimulus checks. If you have not there’s no need for any action to get your check, as long as you filed your tax return for 2018 or 2019, the IRS will use the bank account on record to make a direct deposit.  But if you have not received it by…
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Telephonic now available at NATIVE HEALTH

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Telephonic allows you to visit with your primary are provider using your phone, allowing you to discuss your healthcare concerns from the convenience, comfort, and safety of your home. How does it work?  We will schedule a phone appointment just like an in-office visit. By phone, our staff will initiate your appointment by contacting you about 30 minutes before your…
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COVID-19 strains Urban Indian Health Resources

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Urban Indian health organizations are worried about the dwindling supply of equipment, the tight squeeze on their finances, and their relationship with the federal government. https://www.nationaljournal.com/s/705736/covid-19-strains-urban-indian-health-resources?&unlock=HEC0KXIAZ1NLDLHC&fbclid=IwAR3HpD4oWFsunnZvN3YDkDRofWR9NXIbAaLsOyCm-QK7fspcG6Zlc0GUk0k

Resources for Internet Connectivity during COVID-19/Coronavirus

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Please check with your carrier for updates to see if they are offering any additional services or support during this time. AT&T COVID-19 Response: https://about.att.com/pages/COVID-19.html Charter Communications COVID-19 Response: https://corporate.charter.com/newsroom/charter-to-offer-free-access-to-spectrum-broadband-and-wifi-for-60-days-for-new-K12-and-college-student-households-and-more Comcast COVID-19 Response: https://corporate.comcast.com/covid-19 Cox Connect2Compete: https://www.cox.com/residential/internet/connect2compete/covid-19-response.html FCC Keep Americans Connected Pledge: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DOC-363033A1.pdf Sprint COVID-19 Response: https://newsroom.sprint.com/covid-19-updates-sprint-responds.htm T-Mobile COVID -19 Response: https://www.t-mobile.com/news/t-mobile-update-on-covid-19-response Verizon COVID-19 Response: https://www.verizon.com/about/news/our-response-coronavirus

Public Schools in Maricopa County Providing Meals for Children

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The following is a list of public schools in Maricopa County are providing free meals for children. Students must be present in order to receive meals. Just click on the name to be taken to the schools website. Agua Fria Union High School District #216 Alhambra Elementary District #68 Avondale Elementary District #44 Balsz Elementary District #31 Buckeye Elementary District…
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