TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Indian Health Service Director Roselyn Tso will visit the Cherokee Nation as part of ‘Care Week’.

Director Tso will meet with Cherokee Nation Administration and Council, and tour Kenwood Community Center Head Start, which is expected to open in the coming weeks, and visit the Cherokee Nation Childhood Development Center in Tahlequah.

During Care Week, April 18-25, 2024, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is recognizing the progress the Biden-Harris Administration has made to make care more affordable for American families, support family caregivers, boost compensation and job quality for care workers, and expand care options. The Indian Health Service, an agency within HHS, is responsible for providing federal health services to 2.8 million American Indians and Alaska Natives who belong to 574 federally recognized tribes in 37 states.

Media may cover one or both visits to Kenwood Head Start (Under Construction) at 48512 South 502 Rd. Salina and Cherokee Nation Childhood Development Center (CDC) 16947 Cherokee St. in Tahlequah. 

IHS Onsite Media Contact:
Brian Wall, IHS/HQ Public Affairs Specialist, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (301) 526-7896