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St. Ignatius THHS Clinical services moving to newly renovated wing

ST. IGNATIUS — Some of the services provided at the St. Ignatius Tribal Health and Human Services Clinic will be closed from 7:30 a.m. Thursday, July 10 through 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 15 due to affected staff and programs moving into the new wing of the clinic. It will reopen 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 16.

Patients with any medical business including pharmaceutical prescriptions at the St. Ignatius THHS Clinic need to plan with the closure dates in mind. The Polson THHS Clinic pharmacy will remain open during this transition time at the St. Ignatius THHS Clinic.

“Selected programs will be making the transition from the old facility to the new one,” said THHS Director Kevin Howlett. “We ask for the public’s patience during this transition. We are looking forward to providing an expanded level of care in this new facility.”

   • Behavioral Health and X-ray services will remain open during this transition in the existing St. Ignatius THHS Clinic.

   • Tribal Health administration offices in the Neil Charlo Building will remain open and staffed during this time.

   • All other THHS clinics will remain open and staffed during this time. People are encouraged to access them for their healthcare needs, including scheduled and drop-in services.

“Tribal Health beneficiaries that have selected our medical providers as their primary care provider can access the entire in the Tribal Health network and personnel for their healthcare needs,” Howlett said.

For emergency care or pharmaceutical needs during this transition, contact the Polson THHS Clinic.

THHS clinics phone numbers: Arlee – 726-3224; Ronan – 676-8778; Polson – 883-5541; and Elmo – 849-5798.

In the Hot Springs area, contact Debbie King at 741-3266.

For more information, contact Bernie Azure, THHS Public Information Officer, at 745-3525, ext. 5105.

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