On this page you can find resources, information, and services in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Oglala Sioux tribe COVID-19 Household Economic Assistance Program provides assistance to eligible tribal members whose households have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 public health emergency and its economic consequences. Click here to go to website.
To view daily reports, continue down to the bottom of this page for details.
Resources for Tribal Members
OST ARP Application
The Oglala Sioux tribe COVID-19 Household Economic Assistance Program provides assistance to eligible tribal members whose households have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 public health emergency and its economic consequences. This Program is funded by the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act’s of Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund (FRF). Funding is limited and assistance is subject to availability of funds. Payments under this program are disbursed pursuant to the Tribe’s General Welfare Program.
COVID-19 Daily Reports
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MAY 26 - MAY 31, 2022
OGLALA SIOUX TRIBE
Due to the COVID-19 Emergency and Prevention Initiatives that the Oglala Sioux Tribe and the OST Coronavirus Taskforce have been addressing and implementing on the reservation, the Tribe is seeking to develop a Oglala Sioux Tribe COVID-19 Disaster Relief Fund.
The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has had detrimental impacts on impoverished communities internationally. The Oglala Sioux Tribe is the poorest county in the United States and one of the poorest Indian Reservations in the Nation. The Oglala Sioux Tribe created a Task Force to plan for a worst-case scenario in the event that this virus enters our communities locally and our tribal membership.
Unfortunately, like many Indian Reservations, the Oglala Sioux Tribe must advocate for these needs more aggressively than States. We are sometimes overlooked.