CCUIH engages in a diverse range of projects and public awareness campaigns aimed at optimizing health care delivery at Urban Indian clinics and raising consciousness surrounding health issues affecting Urban Indian communities. Visit our Programs and Projects page to read about our work.
American Indians have special protections and provisions under Covered California, California's new health insurance marketplace. Visit CCUIH's Covered California page to learn more about unique American Indian protections and provisions under Covered California.
Check out CCUIH's "Our Community" page to learn more about Urban Indians in California, Urban Indian health care, and the populations that our member clinics serve.
December 15th, 2017–A celebration of life was held for recently deceased mayor of San Francisco, Ed Lee. CCUIH Director of Partnerships and Programs, April McGill, attended the community viewing to pay her respects on behalf of the Native community, which Ed Lee was a notable advocate and champion for. McGill, on behalf of the American Indian Cultural […]
On November 16th, the House of Representatives passed a tax reform bill, and within the next week, it is expected the Senate will vote on their version of the bill. There are major differences between the House and Senate versions, and to become law, both houses of Congress must come together to develop and pass […]
The holidays are quickly approaching so here are a few events happening at Urban Indian Health Programs across the state! If you’re in the Central Valley, don’t miss out on Fresno Indian Health Project’s Indigenous Foods Celebration and Feast November 20th, 3-6pm. Find more details on their newsletter here. Staying near San Jose? Indian Health Center of Santa […]
November 7th–This year, the American Indian Cultural Center of San Francisco (AICCSF) in partnership with the Mayors office of San Francisco, recognized three local heroes at the annual Native American Heritage Month Celebration. Sonya Tetnowski (Maka Nation), CEO of Indian Health Center of Santa Clara Valley & Board President of the CA Consortium of Urban […]
Sacramento, California – October 31, 2017 – Britta Guerrero, CEO at Sacramento Native American Health Center (SNAHC), was elected to the Executive Committee and will serve as Vice-Speaker at California Primary Care Association (CPCA). There are 30 voting directors who make up the Board of Directors and each member holds office for three year terms. […]
On September 13th, Sacramento Native American Health Center received a $225,000 grant from the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services to enhance the treatment of Native American/Alaska Native (AIAN) child victims of abuse. SNAHC will provide comprehensive services to minors who are or have been victims of physical, sexual, and/or emotional abuse, neglect, domestic violence, […]
The Fresno American Indian Health Project (FAIHP) has been awarded a grant of $1 million over the next five years from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) for the Native Connections project a cooperative agreement for tribal behavioral health services. As a member of CCUIH, we are excited to see FAIHP’s capacity […]
In May 2017, the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) announced that American Indian Health and Services (AIHS) has received NCQA Patient-Centered Home Level III Recognition. As a member of CCUIH, we are proud of AIHS for receiving this recognition of their commitment to evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long-term, […]