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Indian Health Service

5600 Fishers Lane Rockville, MD 20857


Principal Deputy DirectorMichael Weahkee
Deputy DirectorChristopher Buchanan

The Indian Health Service, as part of the Public Health Service, provides a comprehensive health services delivery system for American Indians and Alaska Natives. It helps Native American tribes develop their health programs; facilitates and assists tribes in coordinating health planning and obtaining and utilizing health resources available through Federal, State, and local programs, in operating comprehensive health programs and evaluating them; and provides comprehensive health care services, including hospital and ambulatory medical care, preventive and rehabilitative services, and development of community sanitation facilities.

Sources of Information

A–Z Index

The Indian Health Service's Web site features an alphabetical index to help visitors search for specific topics or browse content that aligns with their interests.

Career Opportunities

For information on employment, visit the "Career Opportunities" Web page.

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

The Indian Health Service's Web site features an electronic FOIA requester center.


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Social Media

The Indian Health Service has a Facebook account.

The Indian Health Service posts videos on its YouTube channel.

For further information, contact the Management Policy and Internal Control Staff, Indian Health Service, 5600 Fishers Lane Rockville, MD 20857. Phone, 301-443-3593.