Our Mission

Central Valley Indian Health, Inc. was established in May 1971 with the purpose of improving the quality and quantity of health care services to the American Indian people of Fresno, Madera and Kings Counties. To achieve this purpose, a system of Health Education, Preventive Medicine, Medical, Dental, Nutrition and Behavioral Health Services is provided.

Areas We Serve

Central Valley Indian Health, Inc. is a P.L. 93-638 Program that contracts with the Indian Health Service to provider services in the Central Valley area. This organization is governed by a Board of Directors representing the following areas:

Area 1:

North Fork, North Fork Rancheria, O’Neals

Area 2:

Oakhurst, Coarsegold, Ahwahnee Picayune Rancheria, Raymond, Bass Lake, Cedar Valley, Knowles, Nippinawasee

Area 3:

Big Sandy Rancheria, Auberry, Friant, Prather

Area 4:

Watts Valley, Tollhouse, Cold Springs Rancheria, Burroughs Valley

Area 5:

Dunlap, Squaw Valley, Tivy Valley, Drum Valley

Area 6:

Hanford, Armona, Lemoore, Santa Rosa Rancheria


CVIH publishes a quarterly newsletter with articles written by our medical and dental providers, the public health nurses and other qualified staff. It also contains the most recent information on CVIH policy changes that effect patients and other general CVIH news.