As a result of the current Federal government funding situation, the information on this website may not be up to date or acted upon. Updates regarding government operating status and resumption of normal operations can be found at www.opm.gov . Despite the lapse in appropriations, IHS will continue to provide direct clinical health care services as well as referrals for contracted services that cannot be provided through IHS clinics. For more information on how IHS is impacted, visit: HHS Contingency Plan
February is American Heart Month
Heart disease is a serious health condition, but it is also preventable and controllable. It affects American Indian and Alaska Native populations in high numbers and is the leading cause of death. The Indian Health Service offers information on lifestyle changes that will help you avoid heart disease so you can live a long and healthy life.