“Yellowhawk Tribal Health Center will be recognized by the population that it serves as a provider of quality health education and services, and considered a model of excellence by the healthcare community.”
Yellowhawk is located approximately ten miles from Pendleton, Oregon, and provides outpatient primary care to members of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation (CTUIR), and other eligible American Indians.
Since 1996 Yellowhawk has been a Tribally governed facility. The Board of Trustees established the Tribal Health Commission to provide policy oversight for all programs contracted and compacted from the Federal Government. The Health Commission promulgates rules and regulations subject to Board of Trustee approval.
Services include outpatient medical, dental, mental health, alcohol / drug treatment, and aftercare programs. Yellowhawk also offers pharmacy services, medical laboratory, radiology and a DUII diversion program.
Yellowhawk Community Health and outreach programs include Public Health Nursing, CHR Services, WIC/Nutrition, Health Education, Senior Meals and Caregiver Services.