Tribal Health

Welcome to CDC’s Tribal Health website. This website highlights the rich history of American Indian and Native Alaska (AI/AN) tribal nations, tribal contributions to public health, and organizations working to improve tribal public health. It also presents issues related to consultation, partnership, and support between CDC and tribes, and tribal serving organizations, as well as resources that are relevant to AI/AN communities. Through this website, CDC continues its commitment to improving the health and safety of AI/AN people.

COVID-19 Resources for Tribal Communities

CDC has developed resources to help Tribal communities plan, prepare, and respond to COVID-19.

Federal Grants Management Training Series

New Federal Grants Management Training Series available for all federal grant recipients.

  • Tribal Organizations
  • Tribal Epidemiology Centers
  • Contributions to Public Health
  • Tribal Geography
  • Health Disparities
  • Public Health Information for Tribes
  • Training and Career Development
  • Resources
  • Tribal Consultation
  • CDC/ATSDR Tribal Advisory Committee
  • Laws and Executive Orders
  • Dear Tribal Leader Letters
  • CDC COVID-19 Funding for Tribes
  • CDC Tribal Consultation, Partnership, and Funding
  • Tribal Public Health Capacity Building and Quality Improvement
  • Past Cooperative Agreements
  • HHS Office of Intergovernmental and External Affairs
  • Indian Health Service
  • Other HHS Agencies
CDC’s Office of Tribal Affairs and Strategic Alliances

The National Center for State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Public Health Infrastructure and Workforce (Public Health Infrastructure Center) is CDC’s principal point of contact for American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) tribal nations and tribal serving organizations. The Public Health Infrastructure Center Office of Tribal Affairs and Strategic Alliances (OTASA) connects tribal nations and tribal-serving organizations to CDC and ATSDR programs, and provides funding for building and improving cross-cutting tribal public health infrastructure. The Public Health Infrastructure Center and OTASA are committed to ensuring that AI/AN communities receive public health services that keep them safe and healthy.

If you have any questions, please contact CDC Tribal Support at or 404-498-0300.