Indian Health Service The Federal Health Program for American Indians and Alaska Natives
IHS and Eye Health
Across Indian Country, IHS optometrists check vision, prevent eye diseases and dispense glasses. Make an appointment for an eye exam for yourself or a family member. Elders may need a check-up for cataracts, a condition in which the lens of the eye gets cloudy.
- Optometrists: join IHS. We are hiring!
- IHS opens a new eye care clinic in Albuquerque
- IHS prevents diabetes-related blindness with telehealth
June is Men's Health Month
Regular checkups, staying active, and eating a balanced diet can help improve the health of American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) men and boys. Take action to be healthy and safe and encourage men and boys in your life to make their health a priority.
- Learn about steps men can take each day to improve health.
- Get Preventive Tests done. Talk to your doctor about what you need.
- Use the Improve Your Health Tool to set up a health care plan with your provider.
- Men's Health Month: Routine Exams are Critical blog
June is National Safety Month
National Safety Month is observed annually in June and brings attention to reducing injury and death at work, on the road and in our homes and communities. This year's theme is Keep Each Other Safe and it highlights the important roles we all have in our safety as well as the safety our colleagues, friends, and families.
- Keep Each Other Safe
- IHS Injury Prevention Program
- Tribal Injury Prevention Cooperative Agreement Program
- Injury Prevention Saved Lives of Two Children
Quality Health Care at IHS
IHS announced the 2016-17 Quality Framework outlining how IHS will develop, implement, and sustain an effective quality program that improves patient experience and outcomes. This is part of ongoing efforts to ensure the delivery of reliable, high quality health care at IHS federal-government-operated, direct service facilities.Next
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