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Tohatchi Health Care Center
The Tohatchi Health Center is one of the newest facilities operated by the Navajo Area Indian Health Service, having been opened in 1994. The facility is staffed by four physicians and specialty clinics are operated by consultant staff from the Gallup Indian Medical Center. In addition to pediatrics, internal medicine and family medicine, services provided include pharmacy, physical therapy, x-ray, laboratory, public health nursing, optometry, dental, and health education. Leading reasons for visits include those consistent with eight Navajo Area IHS facilities. Seasonal occurrences include episodes of care for Hantavirus, plague and other conditions endemic to the Region.