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Toiyabe Indian Health Project Faces More Challenges

By Deb Murphy To assess the situation at Toiyabe Indian Health Project, you have to look at bits and pieces of information surrounding the suspension of four administrators a month ago. Action taken by Bishop City Council may indicate the suspension is instead “staffing changes.” The Council approved a Memorandum of Understanding, initiated by Toiyabe, […]

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Analiyah Figueroa, age 5 months

WIC Walk: Babies bloom when breastfed

By Charles James The Inyo County and Toiyabe Indian Health Project’s “Women with Infants and Children” (WIC) programs held their 12th Annual WIC Walk at the Tri-County Fairground on Thursday, August 3 to promote breastfeeding. This year’s theme: “Babies Bloom When Breastfed.” Over four dozen participants joined in. The fact is, breast milk is still […]

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TIHP: Conducting ‘business as usual’

TIHP press release Toiyabe Indian Health Project (“TIHP”) would like to take this time to ensure its service community that it is conducting business as usual. While TIHP’s upper management is currently going through some changes, TIHP is still operating and continuing to offer all of the quality healthcare services it previously provided. TIHP continues to operate […]

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More allegations against TIHP board

By Deb Murphy The situation at the Toiyabe Indian Health Project is not one of waiting for the next shoe to drop. It’s more a matter of a hailstorm of shoes. Former Toiyabe Indian Health Project board member John Glazier was booted off the board last week for speaking to the media. In effect, that […]

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Four Toiyabe Indian Health Project administrators suspended

By Deb Murphy July 14, four months after the $17.5 million clinic opened, the Toiyabe Indian Health Project board of directors voted to suspend Chief Executive Officer David Lent, Chief Operations Officer Rick Frey, Chief Financial Officer Mary Daniels and Human Resources Manager Cyndee Kiddoo, without pay for 60 days while an investigation looks into […]

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Toiyabe Indian Health Project plans fair

Press release The Toiyabe Indian Health Project invites you to the first annual Nasüwünü-ti Health Fair on Saturday, May 14, 2016 from 9am – 1pm at their Bishop Clinic located at 52 Tu Su Lane. The event is free for all ages and is welcome to attend. “Nasüwünü-ti in Paiute means gathering,” says Karen Howard, […]

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Inyo schools to participate in ‘International Walk to School Day’

Press release 9/29/2015 –Bishop Elementary, Big Pine, and Lo Inyo will join schools from around the world to celebrate International Walk to School Day on October 7, 2015.   As many as 1700 students from three elementary schools in the valley will be walking to school along with parents, teachers and community leaders. Participating along […]

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Toiyabe Community Wellness Program

– Press release On June 24, 2015, 10 Inyo and Mono County tribal and community organizations gathered at Toiyabe Indian Health Project for a Kick-Off Conference hosted by the Toiyabe Community Wellness Program. These 10 organizations were awarded grant funds to complete one to three year projects that benefit tribal communities by focusing on increasing […]

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Petroglyph reward, donations near $10,000

Just under $10,000 has now been donated to a fund related to the major theft and vandalism of ancient rock art near Bishop last November. Bureau of Land Management investigators continue to work on the case that gained global attention. More than one suspect used a power saw, generators and ladders to cut out and […]

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