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Native Language PSAs

To help share information about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) with tribal communities, CMS works with American Indian and Alaska Native community members to translate tribal ACA public service announcements (PSAs) into 5 Native languages – Lakota, Navajo, Ojibwe, Yupik, and Zuni. Find Native-language PSAs about the ACA for your community below.

Latest Public Service Announcement

Keep Your Kids Smile Healthy (January 2019)

National Children’s Dental Health Month is a good time for an oral health check-up. Your kids may qualify for free dental care with Medicaid or CHIP. Learn more at www.medicaid.gov/medicaid/benefits/dental or talk to your Indian health provider.

Keep your kids smile happy

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English   Lakota   Navajo
Ojibwe   Yupik   Zuni

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English   Lakota   Navajo
Ojibwe   Yupik   Zuni

Past Public Service Announcements

Healthy Children, Healthy Nation (January 2019)
January 2019 PSA: Healthy Children, Healthy Nations
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English    Lakota   Navajo
Ojibwe    Yupik   Zuni
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English    Lakota    Navajo 
Ojibwe    Yupik    Zuni
Healthy Holidays! (December 2018)
Healthy Holidays! Keep those eyes shining and bright this holiday season
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English    Lakota   Navajo
Ojibwe    Yupik   Zuni
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English    Lakota    Navajo 
Ojibwe    Yupik    Zuni
It’s time to "insure" your family (November 2018)
It's time to 'insure' your family's health: Open Enrollment runs until Dec. 15 for the Marketplace and until Dec. 7 for Medicare
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English    Lakota   Navajo
Ojibwe    Yupik   Zuni
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English    Lakota    Navajo 
Ojibwe    Yupik    Zuni
"Fall back" and plan ahead (October 2018)
Fall Back and Plan Ahead: Autumn is the season to hunt, preserve foods, chop wood, and plan for your health
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English    Lakota   
Navajo    Ojibwe
Yupik    Zuni
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English    Lakota
Navajo    Ojibwe    
Yupik    Zuni
Get in gear for a great year! (August 2018)
August 2018 PSA- Get in Gear for a Great Year
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English    Lakota   
Navajo    Ojibwe
Yupik    Zuni
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English    Lakota
Navajo    Ojibwe    
Yupik    Zuni
Don’t let diabetes stop you (July 2018)
Dont let diabetes stop you
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English    Lakota  
Navajo    Ojibwe
Yupik    Zuni
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English    Lakota
Navajo    Ojibwe    
Yupik    Zuni
Take care of your skin and prevent skin cancer (June 2018)
Hello Sunshine! Protect yourself from skin cancer - seek shade, wear protective clothing, use sunscreen, talk to your doctor about unusual spots on your skin
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English    Lakota   Navajo
Ojibwe    Yupik   Zuni
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English    Lakota    Navajo 
Ojibwe    Yupik    Zuni
Drop-in Ads
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Your family is unique (May 2018)
Your family is unique - find insurance that is right for you and that keeps your whole family healthy
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English    Lakota   Navajo
Ojibwe    Yupik   Zuni
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English    Lakota    Navajo 
Ojibwe    Yupik    Zuni
Get outside and get fit for spring (April 2018)
Spring into action: It's the season to take care of your health
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English    Lakota   Navajo
Ojibwe    Yupik   Zuni
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English    Lakota    Navajo
Ojibwe    Yupik    Zuni
Drop-in Ads
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New Medicare cards protect your health and your identity (March 2018)
Get help for alcohol and drug addiction
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English    Lakota   Navajo
Ojibwe    Yupik   Zuni
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English    Lakota    Navajo
Ojibwe    Yupik    Zuni
Drop-in Ads
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Get help for alcohol and drug addiction (February 2018)
Get help for alcohol and drug addiction
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English    Lakota   Navajo
Ojibwe    Yupik   Zuni
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English    Lakota   Navajo
Ojibwe    Yupik   Zuni
Drop-in Ads
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Jumpstart the new year with health insurance (January 2018)
Jump start the new year with health insurance
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English   Lakota   Navajo
Ojibwe   Yupik   Zuni
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English   Lakota   Navajo
Ojibwe   Yupik   Zuni
Health is a gift (December 2017)
Health is a gift: share it with your family
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English   Lakota   Navajo
Ojibwe   Yupik   Zuni
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English   Lakota   Navajo
Ojibwe   Yupik   Zuni
We aren't invincible (November 2017)
Public service ad with photo of smiling young adults: We aren't Invincible. Even healthy people like us need health insurance when the unexpected happens. You can remain on your parents' insurance until age 26, or sign up for your own. Open enrollment is Nov. 1-Dec. 15. Learn more at go.cms.gov/nativehealth or call 1-800-318-2596.
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English   Lakota   Navajo
Ojibwe   Yupik   Zuni
Video
English   Lakota   Navajo
Ojibwe   Yupik   Zuni
Coverage is sweet (October 2017)
Coverage is Sweet: Medicaid helps kids stay healthy with vaccinations, checkups, and dental care
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English   Lakota   Navajo
Ojibwe   Yupik   Zuni
Video
English   Lakota   Navajo
Ojibwe   Yupik   Zuni
Pop quiz! Do your children have health insurance? (August 2017)
Pop Quiz: Do your kids have health insurance? They may qualify for free or reduced cost insurance through Medicaid and CHIP. Sign them up today. Call 1-800-318-2596 or visit www.Medicaid.gov
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English   Lakota   Navajo
Ojibwe   Yupik   Zuni
Video
English   Lakota   Navajo
Ojibwe   Yupik   Zuni
Beat the heat of high medical costs for your children (July 2017)
Beat the heat of medical costs: Keep your kids covered with Medicaid and CHIP
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English   Lakota   Navajo
Ojibwe   Yupik   Zuni
Video
English   Lakota   Navajo
Ojibwe   Yupik   Zuni
Fathers – make sure your children have health coverage (June 2017)
Fathers Insure Your Children
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English   Lakota   Navajo
Ojibwe   Yupik   Zuni
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English   Lakota   Navajo
Ojibwe   Yupik   Zuni
Coverage for healthy moms and babies (May 2017)
Coverage for healthy mothers, healthy babies: Medicaid, Chip, and the Marketplace help moms and babies stay healthy during pregnancy, at birth, and through babyhood
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English   Lakota   Navajo
Ojibwe   Yupik   Zuni
Video
English   Lakota   Navajo
Ojibwe   Yupik   Zuni
Insurance keeps children healthy (April 2017)
Our Children Our Responsibility: Cherish the health and wellbeing of our yoth by signing them up for health insurance this April. Insurance promotes healthy children and strong communities
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English   Lakota   Navajo
Ojibwe   Yupik   Zuni
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English   Lakota   Navajo
Ojibwe   Yupik   Zuni
Filing your 2016 Indian health insurance tax exemption (March 2017)
Claiming an Indian Exemption on your Taxes
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English   Lakota   Navajo
Ojibwe   Yupik   Zuni
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English   Lakota   Navajo
Ojibwe   Yupik   Zuni

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