Monthly Archive: August 2022

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Overdose Awareness Day – August 31st

August 31 has been designated International Overdose Awareness Day. In recognition of this day, and those Community Members who have been lost to overdose and their families and friends, St. Croix Tribal Health Clinic Primary Care and Behavioral Health would like remind the community of the risk of opioid overdose and available resources. As most of you know, this area is being bombarded by an influx of fentanyl, a very strong opioid drug.  Only a small amount of fentanyl can […]

Vice President Harris Announces New Tribal Broadband Funding

View this email in your browser Vice President Harris Announces Newly Available Tribal Broadband Funding Last week, Vice President Kamala Harris hosted a tribal leaders’ teleconference announcing new tribal broadband funding opportunities from the National Telecommunications Administration (NTIA) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The NTIA announced more than $646 million in awards will go out during the month of August and that is will make an additional $1 billion in funding available from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) to […]

Early Release Weekly Newsletter

  Behold our Heritage, Share our Future LAND PURCHASE Tribal Council finalized the purchase of 3.48 acres of land in the Round Lake community. The property shares a border with fee land already owned by the Tribe, therefore extending the contiguous land base of the reservation. The existing structure on the property will be demolished, allowing for the land to be developed into three separate lots for future housing. Thank you, Tribal Council! The Employee Portal is OPEN! Please follow these instructions to sign […]

St. Croix Tribal Clinic’s Health Physicals

St. Croix Tribal Clinic’s Health Physicals On August 10th and August 11th, the St. Croix Tribal Clinic held an event for free physicals. The physicals were for children entering Head Start in the 2022/2023 school year, as well as any other child, youth, sports, or annual physical needed. Kids under 18 years of age were welcome. The exams were performed by doctors and students in training in various specialties (audiology, optometry, speech language pathology, etc.) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  […]