is a Tribally-driven non-profit organization with a mission of improving health
outcomes for American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN) through a health
policy focus at the Washington State level. AIHC works on behalf of the 29
federally-recognized Indian Tribes and two Urban Indian Health Organizations
(UIHOs) in the state.

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Washington State AIHC Legislative Day

Representatives from 12 Tribes, both UIHP and AIHC staff and consultants visited 50 legislators to ask them support for our Legislative Priorities for 2019. Click below to find out more and see the status of our priorities.


Learn About Our Upcoming Events


March 26, 2019
  • Region 1: MCM Planning Meeting | March 26, 2019  9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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    Tribal Public Health Emergency Preparedness
    Target Tribes: Lummi, Nooksack, Samish, Sauk-Suiattle, Stillaguamish, Swinomish, Tulalip, Upper Skagit

    More information to be posted as it becomes available.

    Contact: Lou Schmitz, lou.schmitz.aihc@outlook.com

April 2, 2019
  • HCA/DOH Monthly Meeting | April 2, 2019  9:00 am - 11:00 am
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    register for the webinar here https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1170705395525345027 if you prefer to just dial in to the webinar, register for the webinar to receive your dial in instructions Office of Tribal Affairs Email: tribalaffairs@hca.wa.gov Website: https://www.hca.wa.gov/about-hca/tribal-affairs www.hca.wa.gov Email communication with state employees are public records and may be subject to disclosure pursuant to ch. 42.56 RCW.

April 5, 2019
  • PTW Leadership Advisory Council Retreat | April 5, 2019
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April 6, 2019
  • PTW Leadership Advisory Council Retreat | April 6, 2019
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