Tribal officials cut the red ribbon.
Published April 17, 2018
YUMA, ARIZONA – The Cocopah and Quechan Indian Tribes celebrated a milestone on April 11 as the ribbon was cut to open their new New Fort Yuma Indian Health Service Health Care Center. More than 200 people showed up to celebrate the ribbon cutting ceremony.
This $34 million facility will provide healthcare services to thousands of Native Americans in the area and it will employ about 200 people.
The new medical facility is located on the Quechan Reservation. It encompasses more than 76,000 square feet. The new health center took about two years to complete.