Serving Our Navajo Family Affected by COVID-19
NavajoStrong was created to aid the Navajo community during the COVID-19 pandemic and economic crisis. We strive to honor our ancestors and empower the Diné by working hard to help citizens who are affected by disease, poverty, and other health disparities on the Navajo Reservation.
The Impact of COVID-19 in the Native American Communities
Join the School of Medicine Office of Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion for a webinar discussion on the Impact of COVID-19 in the Native American Communities. The webinar will feature panelist Orrenzo Snyder, M.D. and Bud Frazier, R.N. sharing the latest update on COVID-19, mental health, community impact, prevention measures, and helpful resources.
Our Goals & Core Values
Assist the vulnerable families and at-risk individuals during the COVID-19 pandemic and economic crisis by providing them with water, food, and enough essential supplies, such as hand sanitizer, soap, and cleaner to last at least two weeks.
Empower the people by providing them with written education regarding the disease, resources for help, and knowledge about the disease. We aim to provide information in both written Navajo and English language.
Because some people cannot drive to community distributions or travel on the weekend, we serve those who live in remote areas who cannot travel due to quarantine, lack of transportation, or other factors.
Your help has made it possible for us to serve hundreds of families in need
To date, we've successfully served 1,297 families!
New Mexico: 261
In Progress: 2
Please Contribute to NavajoStrong
Your help ensures we can get resources to the people that need it today.
Housing Project Repair
Are you a handy-man? We'd love your help completing home repair requests for families in need.
Check Out Bud Frazier on Returning the Favor with Mike Rowe
Mike Rowe and the team return the favor to Bud Frazier, an ICU nurse in Utah striving to honor and empower the Navajo Nation by delivering much needed supplies to the vast region, which has been devastated by COVID-19.
Please keep contributing. Your help makes it possible for us to deliver relief to the Navajo community.
NavajoStrong Recent News
Recently featured in the Navajo Times, KSLTV, The San Juan Record, and FOX 13 Utah, we have collected donations and essential supplies, before directly delivering them to families of the Navajo Community.
To date, we have delivered to over 800 families in need and we are still going NavajoStrong!
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Fighting the coronavirus in the Navajo Nation
The Navajo Nation is being decimated by the coronavirus with 85 deaths and more than 2,600 confirmed cases.
“Some of the messages that I get are heartbreaking as far as what’s going on. They haven’t received any sort of help from the government, they haven’t received their stimulus, and they’ve lost their job," Bud Frazier comments.