News Release

Office of U.S. Representative Betty McCollum (DFL-MN-4)

Representative Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.), Chair of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies, will hold an oversight hearing on Thursday, June 11, to gather testimony on the Indian Health Service’s response to COVID-19, including the use and distribution of Congressionally-appropriated emergency funding.

WHAT: Hearing on Indian Health Service COVID-19 Response

WHO: Witnesses:

Panel 1:
Rear Adm. Michael D. Weahkee,

Director, Indian Health Service

Panel 2:
Stacey Bohlen,

Chief Executive Officer, National Indian Health Board
Francys Crevier,
Executive Director, National Council of Urban Indian Health

WHEN: Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. ET/12:00 p.m. CT

WHERE: Room 2118, Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515 or via livestream.

NOTE: The Committee on Appropriations is following guidelines developed in consultation with the Office of the Attending Physician (OAP) and the House Sergeant at Arms. The Office of the Attending Physician recommends all individuals maintain 6-foot social distance spacing as much as practicable when in the Capitol Complex. Additionally, on the advice of the Office of the Attending Physician, the use of a face covering is recommended for all attendees of this proceeding.