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Healthcare Services on the Navajo Nation


There are a number of public and private health care providers to the Navajo people. The Sage Memorial Hospital in Ganado and the Monument Valley Hospital are private institutions. Additionally, there are a number of chiropractors, dentists and optometrists, as well as traditional medicine men involved with the health care needs of the Navajo people.

Navajo Area Indian Health Services
The Navajo Area Indian Health Services (NAIHS) is by far the largest provider of health care services to the Navajo people. Comprehensive health care is offered through inpatient, outpatient, contract, and community health programs centered in six hospitals, seven health care centers, and fourteen health stations. For more information, contact:

IHS Navajo Area Office
PO Box 9020
Window Rock, AZ 86515
(928) 871-4811

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Navajo Division of Health
The Navajo Tribe sponsors a major portion of the Navajo Nation health care delivery system. The NDOH, created in 1977, provides a variety of health-related services in the areas of nutrition, aging, substance abuse, community health outreach, and emergency medical services. Additionally, NDOH provides alcohol/substance abuse, mental health, domestic violence, FAS/FAE, physical fitness, DWI, traditional healing, and health education services. NDOH also operates the Gallup Nanizhooni Center, a temporary alcohol abuse shelter. For more information contact:

Navajo Division of Health
PO Box 1390
Window Rock, AZ 86515
(928) 871-6350

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (IHS)



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