The federally funded Indian Health Service provides care on many reservations, while also distributing money to tribes that run their own health programs. The Indian Health Service says it has distributed 493,000 vaccine doses to its own facilities, tribal health systems and Urban Indian Organizations. We’re the descendants of the 5% that survived.”That memory, said Sams, has motivated tribal members to take the pandemic seriously. State and federal officials have distributed vaccines to 27 tribal health organizations that are responsible for reaching the state’s 229 tribes—many in isolated villages. Most Urban Indian Organizations have received their vaccines through the Indian Health Service.
At Wellness Axis we want to encourage habits of wellness, Increase awareness of factors and resources contributing to well-being, Inspire and empower individuals to take responsibility for their own health, and to support a sense of community. Wellness can be thought of as the quality or state of being in good health.