Board Chair, Betty Gress, a talented and prominent voice in the community, has been the strength of Denver Indian Health and Family Services (DIHFS) for many years. At our Open House celebration in April, we dedicated the clinic to Betty, in her honor. (read more)
Oral cancer is abnormal cell growth in the oral cavity - the lips, the front two-thirds of the tongue, the gums, the lining inside the cheeks and lips, the floor (bottom) of the mouth under the tongue, the hard palate (bony top of the mouth), and the small area of the gum behind the wisdom teeth.
Western climate science and Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) represent complementary and overlapping views of the causes and consequences of change. In particular, observations of changes in the natural world, such as in the abundance and distribution of plants and wildlife (read more)
The Small Business Office of RTD is proposing a change to the Small Business Enterprise (SBE) Certification Size Standard Changes. The effective date of the proposed changes has not been determined but is likely to occur in 2018 after receiving public feedback. (read more)
The Senate is currently working to finalize the third minibus appropriation bill, H.R. 6157, legislation that combines fiscal 2019 spending measures for defense, labor, health & human services, and education. The bill includes $1.5 billion to combat the opioid epidemic (read more)
On August 17, IHS sent a DTLL outlining decisions on the fiscal year (FY) 2018 Indian Health Care Improvement Fund (IHCIF) formula. This formula will be used to allocate the $72M in IHCF funding for FY2018. (read more)