The Tulalip Health Center is a 4,500 square foot out-patient clinic in Marysville, WA. The clinic is 30 years old and is operated by the Tulalip Tribe through P.L. 93-638 Grants and the IHS. The Tulalip Tribal Health Clinic provides a variety of primary care services with a variety of funding sources. The tribe is able to offer Dental, a Recovery House and an Acupuncture program with tribal funds. The MCH Program and the Contract Health Program are available through IHS 638 funding. The ICW Program is BIA funded. The CHR Program is joint funded through a 638 IHS contract and the county. The Family Services program and the Mental Health Program are joint funded through 3 or more entities.
The new Tulalip health clinic opened in August of 2003. This new and expanded space offers state-of-the-art health services to tribal members. The new clinic will allow us to build on our existing programs and provide new opportunities. The mission of our Health and Social Services Department is to provide a premier integrated healthcare delivery system that is cutlurally relevant and addresses the physical, mental, spiritual, and emotional needs of all Tulalip Tribal Members.
The Tulalip Dental Clinic currently offers an array of services. The Orthodontics Program provides treatment and care for Tulalip children. The Hygienist Program provides dental health screenings and preventative education. The Sealant Program has been a tremendous success in aiding in the prevention of early cavities. Up-to-date restorative materials for fillings, dentures, endodontics and some minor oral surgeries are also some of the services that the Tulalip Dental Clinic provides.
The Tulalip Clinical Pharmacy is owned by the Tulalip Tribes but independently operated under the direction of the Tulalip Board of Directors, the Pharmacy Board of Directors, and the Quil Ceda Village Business Council. The Tulalip Clinical Pharmacy is fully licensed with the Washington State Department of Health – Washington State Board of Pharmacy and the Federal Drug Enforcement Agency.
Clinic functions include: Outpatient Primary & Public Health Care services, Dental Program, Chemical Dependency Program, Recovery House and Acupuncture program. There were 3345 Active users in 2002.