Native Communities lost health care services

Here’s how the government shutdown could affect your health

The United States is rolling into the third week with a partially shutdown government, with no signs of a re-opening any time soon. Thousands of federal employees are working without pay, thousands more are furloughed and waiting at home, and dozens of federal programs are on pause. And some of those interruptions are affecting people’s health. “The impact of the government shutdown is quite profound in tribal communities” JPB Fellow Annie Belcourt. Read more.