Monthly Archives: September 2021

PUBLIC NOTICE Community Development Block Grant Program (ICDBG) Citizen Participation and Comment Process

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has published a Notice of Funding Opportunity for the Indian Community Development Block Grant Program (ICDBG). The purpose of the program is the development of viable Indian and Alaska Native communities. Prairie … Continue reading

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Don’t let the term “Underlying health conditions” keep you from getting a COVID-19 Booster

“Underlying health conditions” can be confusing for those wondering if they, or someone they know, should receive a booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Included below is the current information from the CDC clarifying who should get the booster of … Continue reading

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Fire Keepers Elder Center COVID-19 Guidelines

For the health and safety of all persons entering the Fire Keepers Elder Center, the following guidelines have been established pursuant to PBPN Resolution 2021-333 Screening All visitors and staff are required to health screen, temperature check, hand sanitize and … Continue reading

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Certain Groups Are Encouraged to Receive Their COVID-19 Booster

COVID-19 Vaccine booster shots are now available for individuals who completed their original two shot series of Pfizer-BioTech vaccine at least 6 months ago. Groups who SHOULD receive the booster shot are those who are: 65 Years and older All … Continue reading

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Southern Plains Tribal Health Board Seeks Community Engagement to Address Vaccine Hesitancy in Kansas Tribal Communities

Southern Plains Tribal Health Board seeks ideas for a new billboard aimed at encouraging members of all tribes in Kansas to get vaccinated. This billboard would appear on Highway 75 going south near Mayetta. The concept of the billboard is … Continue reading

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ARPA Distribution #2 – Members Only Portal

9.27.21 Tribal Council is pleased to announce the Nation has received additional Coronavirus Relief Fund dollars as part of the American Recovery Plan Act which will soon be dispersed to all members as a Special Coronavirus Relief Benefit. This non-taxable … Continue reading

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Member Services Has a New Drop Box for Your Convenience

Your documents, (I.E. enrollment application and all supporting documents, change of address, voter registration) may be sealed into an envelope and dropped into the Member Services drop box. The box is located south of the Government Center in the parking … Continue reading

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Fire Keepers Elder Center Menu Changes

The Fire Keepers Elder Center kitchen has been notified by their food distributor that they are experiencing shortages on some items. While they will do everything possible to fill orders, some items are not available. The Center staff will do … Continue reading

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PUBLIC NOTICE: Roadwork

An engineering firm will be drilling core samples from roads on the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation reservation beginning Wednesday September 15, 2021, and possibly through the weekend. Please take extra precautions while driving on the reservation and watch out for … Continue reading

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We-Ta-Se Powwow Update

9.07.21 The Annual We-Ta-Se Veterans Powwow will not be held this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. The event which is usually held in September is called off out of respect for the health and safety of the Prairie Band … Continue reading

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