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  • ABC 10 News – Native American Heritage Month November 2022

  • A Native American voice so strong even Oprah shared his message

  • Hupa Woman Becomes First Native American Member of State Environmental Justice Committee

Lost Coast Outpost • March 11th, 2022, read the full story in the link:

https://lostcoastoutpost.com/2022/mar/11/hupa-woman-becomes-first-native-american-member-st/

  • San Diego American Indian Health Center introduces high-impact projects within its Diabetes Program

According to the United States Department of Health and Human Services, American Indian/Alaska Native adults are almost three times more likely than non-Hispanic white adults to be diagnosed with diabetes. To help address these concerns, the San Diego American Indian Health Center (SDAIHC) has introduced two high-impact projects within its existing Special Diabetes Program for Indians. Kevin LaChapelle, CEO, San Diego American Indian Health Center and Veronica “Ronnie” Whitehorse, RN, for the San Diego American Indian Health Center, discuss these projects.

  • Artist Statement: Cuauhtémoc

  • HRSA recognizes San Diego Indian Health Center for Covid-19 testing

HRSA has recognized Health Center Program awardees that have achieved notable improvements in quality with their new Community Health Quality Recognition (CHQR) badges. The San Diego American Indian Health Center was the only FQHC to be recognized in San Diego County. Recognized health centers that tested more than 50% of their 2020 reported UDS patient populations from April 10, 2020 to July 2, 2021 and have a response rate of at least 50% to the weekly Health Center COVID-19 Survey were awarded the COVID-19 Testing recognition. We are grateful for our amazing team!

  • KUSI covers Sycuan’s 30th Charity Golf Tournament with the San Diego American Indian Health Center

  • KPBS News highlights the San Diego American Indian Health Center

  • KUSI News Covers the San Diego American Indian Health Center’s COVID-19 Vaccination Event

  • Congresswoman Sara Jacobs Tours SDAIHC and Described Center as “Model” for vaccine sites

  • KUSI Covers Congresswoman Sara Jacobs’ Tour of San Diego American Indian Health Center

  • Kevin M. LaChapelle of the San Diego American Indian Health Center: Five Things You Need To Be A Highly Effective Leader During Turbulent Times

  • Leadership change at Downtown’s American Indian Health Center

San Diego Town News • Agust 7th, 2020, read the full story in the link:

https://sandiegodowntownnews.com/leadership-change-at-downtowns-american-indian-health-center/

SDAIHC’s Larry Edmonds Works of Art on Display!

  • SDAIHC’s Medical Director Dr. Young Suh shares his expertise.

Excerpt:
Among the Native American community, there are higher rates of diabetes, asthma, obesity and high blood pressure, said Young Suh, medical director at San Diego American Indian Health Center.
All of these conditions can increase the risk of someone having complications with coronavirus, according to the Centers for Disease Control.

San Diego Union Tribune • April 27th, 2020, read the full story in the link:
https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/health/story/2020-04-27/tribes-face-cultural-economic-impacts-amid-coronavirus-stay-at-home-orders

  • Tonkawa – Intertribal Council of Elders

Indian Voices • March – April 2020, read below.

SDAIHC - Tonkawa
  • American Indian Health Center serves as safety net for the uninsured and the underinsured in San Diego

KUSI News • April 14th, 2020, read full story in the link:

https://www.kusi.com/american-indian-health-center-serves-as-safety-net-for-the-uninsured-and-the-underinsured-in-san-diego/

  • Local clinic is offering telehealth services for the community

KUSI News • April 14th, 2020, see below: