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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.


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.


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.


IHS Blog

The IHS Blog is your insight into the incredible staff and patient stories from across the United States. Each month highlights a new IHS Area where you can read about the positive success stories of our people, ideas and programs!


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.


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