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Everything you need to know about how tribes are handling COVID-19


March 17, 2020

As businesses and schools close across the country to prevent the spread of coronavirus, tribes must navigate additional challenges.

Because Native Americans experience a high rate of diabetes and other preexisting health conditions, many tribal members are encouraged to take extra precautions to avoid contracting COVID-19. Additionally, because many students rely on their schools for meals and not all students have access to internet or computers, it is difficult for schools to implement remote learning.


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