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 the leading cause of death among Native Americans and Alaska Natives. You can reduce your risk by keeping your blood pressure and cholesterol levels at healthy levels, not smoking, exercising regularly, and maintaining a good weight.