Freedom of Information Act Request: Indian Health Service Office of Urban Indian Health Programs

Christine Trudeau filed this request with the Indian Health Service of the United States of America .
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From: Christine Trudeau


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

All datasets and databases of Covid-19 vaccines (Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine or Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine), that have been administered through Urban Indian Health Program clinics to non-Tribally affiliated members/citizens, between August 1st, 2020 and March 15th, 2021. Datasets/databases should include numbers of doses given, dates administered, and clinic locations, with patient names and any personal identifying information redacted from datasets and databases.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Christine Trudeau

From: Indian Health Service

Good afternoon Christine Trudeau,

We received your FOIA request and attached is our acknowledgment letter which includes your FOIA case number 21-057.

I am the Government Information Specialist assigned to your FOIA case.

Please refer to your FOIA case number when checking on the status of your request. If you have any questions, please contact:

Jim Souther
Government Information Specialist
Indian Health Service
5600 Fishers Lane, Mail stop: 09E47
Rockville, MD 20857
IHSFOIAMailbox@ihs.gov<mailto:IHSFOIAMailbox@ihs.gov>

From: Indian Health Service

Greetings,

Thank you for contacting the IHS FOIA Team regarding your FOIA request. Your request is currently in process. Unfortunately, IHS is experiencing a significant backlog at this time making a specific closure date or processing estimate in reviewing your case unavailable. Please know that while the FOIA Team is responding to requests in the order they were received, we work diligently to continue meeting the mission of the IHS while remaining responsive to the public. Should you wish to narrow or withdraw your request, please respond to this email with your FOIA number located on your Acknowledgement Letter. For additional information, please refer to the Acknowledgement Letter you received in response to your FOIA request.

Thank you for your patience and continued interest in the Indian Health Service.

From: Indian Health Service

Greetings,

Your FOIA request 21-057 is currently being processed. We estimate to release a response by August 31, 2021.

v/r

Jim Souther
Government Information Specialist
Indian Health Service
5600 Fishers Lane, Mail stop: 09E47
Rockville, MD 20857
IHSFOIAMailbox@ihs.gov<mailto:IHSFOIAMailbox@ihs.gov>

From: Indian Health Service

Good morning Ms. Trudeau,

Please find our FOIA Office final response in regards to your Indian Health Service FOIA request: FOIA Case 21-057.

Attached to this e-mail is our final response letter, responsive documents and request.

Your FOIA case is closed.

Thank you,

Jim Souther
Government Information Specialist
Indian Health Service
5600 Fishers Lane, Mail stop: 09E47
Rockville, MD 20857
IHSFOIAMailbox@ihs.gov<mailto:IHSFOIAMailbox@ihs.gov>

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