We are Blood Tribe Department of Health

Helping You Get Better Since 1984


Since 1984, Blood Tribe Department of Health (BTDH) has been in operation as an entity pursuant to the provisions of the formally Canada Corporations Act now Canada Not-for-Profit Corporations Act and is governed by a Board of Directors consisting of elected or appointed Directors. In essence, the BTDH Board has a functional role as “policy-makers” and thus relies on its delegate, the Chief Executive Officer, to ensure its policies and the BTDH programs are operational and that strategic plan and operational plans are implemented.

The Blood Tribe Department of Health employs approximately 250 employees both full time and part time. Currently the programs offered to the Blood Tribe Community include:

  • Health Administration
  • Facility Operations
  • Emergency Services
  • Community Health
  • Wellness
  • Client Services
  • Bringing the Spirit Home
  • Non-Insured Health Benefits
  • Lethbridge Wellness Shelter

Rental space is available to clinical programs offered by contracted services providers including Physicians, Dentist, Optometrist and Pharmacist.