Welcome to the Oklahoma City Area of the Indian Health Service
Service Units of the Oklahoma City Area provide care to the largest IHS service population (some 300,000) in the United States, with the majority of patients residing in urban settings.
The Area serves the states of Oklahoma, Kansas and portions of Texas. The Area is home to more than 39 Tribes and Tribal Organizations. A large number of Tribes have opted to operate their own health programs, from large-scale hospitals to smaller preventive care and behavioral health programs. The Area consists of eight Service Units with federally operated hospitals, clinics and smaller health stations.
The Oklahoma City Area is also home to Urban Indian health clinics and urban demonstration projects, which operate similarly to Service Units. All of the urban clinic facilities are designated as Federally Qualified Health Centers, which means they provide ambulatory outpatient health care to Urban Indian communities.