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A good source of updated information is the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
If you feel sick, please refer to the symptoms before making an appointment in order to avoid unnecessary exposure for yourself and overuse of limited medical resources.

Our clinic and pharmacy is still open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday call 353-8700 to schedule an appointment before coming in or call our Pharmacy at 353-4555 for medications.  Our pharmacy will be closed on Saturday. Check the KBIC website at  for updates and scheduling changes.
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The Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan surpassed its goal of creating a monthly set of Anishinaabek Cooking Resources (ACR) in 2021 and recently distributed hot off the press cookbooks, recipe cards, and posters to tribes that participated in its former Walmart Healthy Native Food and MI Tribal Food Access projects. Read more...

Welcome! When visiting,
1. Always bring your insurance card for our records
2. Check in with the Reception staff located on either floor before going to your appointment. Thanks!
3.  It is important to update your registration annually, or anytime a change is made to your living circumstances.  Please notify  the Patient Benefits Coordinator,  or the PRC clerk of any changes in name, address, insurance coverage or  activepatient status.

Welcome to the Donald A LaPointe Health & Education Center

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The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community's Health facility is the Donald A. LaPointe Health & Education Center, located in Baraga, Michigan. Our Health Center staff provides comprehensive health services to approximately 2,800 tribal members and descendents living in Baraga, Houghton and Ontonagon Counties. With the recent addition of 5,584 sq feet to our facility originally constructed in 1997, we have a total of 218,830 sq. footage in the two floors that house our clinic rooms and offices.

We are Anishnabe

We are the Anishnabe people of the Lake Superior Band of Chippewa Indians – The Ojibwa Tribe. Our native language is Ojibwemowin. The KBIC Medical Clinic is the first Tribal Health Department in Michigan to be designated by Blue Cross Blue Shield as a Patient Centered Medical Home on August 6, 2012.

Clinic hours are Monday through Friday 8am-4:30pm; Tuesday and Thursday mornings are reserved for lab draws.  Medical has a full-time medical receptionist to assist the community with scheduling medical appointments.

Please remember all insurance cards upon each visit to the KBIC Tribal Health Center. Your insurance information is needed to collect revenues that keep our Clinics open!

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