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From: Celli, Mona (IHS/CAL)
Sent: Tuesday, June 07, 2016 1:49 PM
Subject: FW: IHS Announcement: Dear Tribal Leader Letter on Community Health Aide Program

Dear Tribal Leader,

On behalf of Ms. Beverly Miller, Director, California Area Office, please be informed that the Indian Health Service Principal Deputy Director issued a letter to Tribal Leaders on June 1 to initiate tribal consultation on expansion of the community health aide program.  The comment deadline is Friday, July 29, 2016.

The letter is posted on the IHS Dear Tribal Leader Letter Website. 

The Principal Deputy Director writes to consult with Tribal Leaders on a draft policy statement that proposes an expansion in the use of community health aides at Indian Health Service (IHS) facilities across the country. [Link to IHS PDF - 77 KB]


Mona Celli
IHS/California Area Office