Tribal Communities

Tribal Communities

Plan, Prepare, and Respond

Updated Feb. 16, 2021
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The United States federal government maintains a government-to-government relationship with federally recognized American Indian tribes and Alaska Native (AI/AN) entities. The "government-to-government" relationship is based in the U.S. Constitution, treaties, Federal statutes, court decisions, and Executive Branch policies, as well as moral and ethical considerations.

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The United States federal government maintains a government-to-government relationship with federally recognized American Indian tribes and Alaska Native (AI/AN) entities. The "government-to-government" relationship is based in the U.S. Constitution, treaties, Federal statutes, court decisions, and Executive Branch policies, as well as moral and ethical considerations.

Tribal Communities

CDC – Partnering with Tribes to Respond to COVID-19

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If you were around someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19, someone from the health department may call you. Answering the call can help slow the spread of COVID-19 in your community. This short video informs the public about contact tracing and why they should respond to a call from a contact tracer.

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COVID-19 Vaccines

Protect and prepare your community. Get a COVID-19 vaccine when it is offered to you.

Vaccination for Communities

Communication Resources

Wes Studi Offers COVID-19 Guidance to Tribal Communities (60 seconds)

Speaking about how to protect the circle of life.

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Wes Studi Offers COVID-19 Guidance to Tribal Communities (30 seconds)

Speaking about how to protect the circle of life.

Downloadable version

Social Distancing

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Cloth Face Covering Do’s and Don’ts

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Stop the Spread of Germs

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How to Protect Yourself and Others

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Wash Your Hands

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Stop the Spread of Germs

Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

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