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

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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Native American Heritage Month with #NativeReads Campaign

November is Native American Heritage Month  in the U.S., and First Nations Development Institute (First Nations), a national Native American nonprofit organization, honors that heritage this year by celebrating Native-themed children's literature. 

Ahead of this month’s celebration, First Nations launched the national #NativeReads campaign in October by featuring five selected children's books by Native authors. The campaign included a discussion guide for each book, plus a list of “Ten Ways to Make a Difference” by promoting or sharing the books. Subsequently, on Nov. 1, First Nations supplemented that original list of five books with an additional 25 “must read” books for children and young people. 

Please visit www.firstnations.org/HeritageMonth2016 to find the featured books and a link to the entire reading list. The list and other resources on the page are free.