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
The Information Security Program mission is to provide an Agency-wide secure and trusted information technology environment in support of IHS' commitment, in partnership with American Indian and Alaska Native people, to raising their physical, mental, social, and spiritual health to the highest level.
IHS is responsible for maintaining an information security program that provides protection for information collected or maintained by or on behalf of the Agency; and information systems used or operated by the Agency or by a contractor of the Agency or other organization on behalf of the Agency.