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Healthy Kids Back 2 School Screenings

It is that time of year again and we want to help you with free dental and vision screenings as well as sports physicals for your child!   Visit our PlusCare Clinic, 15702 East State Highway, Norman, OK, on Thursday, August 10, 2017 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM.  No appointment required and this is free to all youth ages 18 and younger.   We will have healthy snacks to sample, free popcorn, free Kona Ice and free MyDNA backpacks (limited supply) and goody bag. 

IndigeNerd Native Arts Festival & Comic Con

AST Cultural Preservation department's upcoming event IndigeNerd!


In observance of the Absentee Shawnee (Tribal) Day, Friday, August 4, 2017, all of AST Health will be closed including the after hour services at the PlusCare Clinic and Shawnee Clinic Extended Hours.

Health Fair Day / Clinics Closed

The ASTHS Health Fair will be Friday, July 14, 2017 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM at the Little Axe Health Center in Norman, OK.  All ASTHS facilities will be closed this day to prepare for the afternoon's festivities.  The PlusCare Clinic and Shawnee Clinic Extended Hours patient walk-in services will resume on this day at 5:00 PM and remain open until 9:00 PM with the last patient accepted at 8:30 PM. 

July 3rd & 4th Holiday Closing

The AST Executive Committee will be closing the Tribe and all of its departments July 3rd and 4th for the holiday. The ASTHS facilities will also be closed with the exception of the PlusCare Clinic.  PlusCare will be open holiday hours from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM with the last patient accepted at 4:30 PM. 


AST Election Day's Health Closures

Saturday, June 17, 2017, the Absentee Shawnee Tribe will be conducting Tribal Run-off Elections and the following health facilities will be closed:  AST Resource Fitness Center and the Shawnee Clinic Extended Hours/Pharmacy. 


PlusCare Clinic Temporary Closure 5/30

The PlusCare Clinic will be closed today from noon to 3 pm so that PC staff may attend a co-worker's funeral.  All other AST Health facilities will be open.  Thank you for your understanding.


Memorial Day Observance

On Monday, May 29, 2017, in observance of Memorial Day, all Absentee Shawnee Tribal Health facilities will be closed with the exception of the PlusCare Clinic.  PlusCare will be open holiday hours from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM with the last patient accepted at 4:30 PM.


AST Student Internship Summer Program-Deadline Extended

SUBMISSION DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO MAY 30th!  The Absentee Shawnee Tribal Health System is kicking off its inaugural 2017 Student Internship Program for AST Students from the surrounding service area.  We are very excited to be offering this program to AST Students who are seeking a future in a healthcare related field!    This will be a unique experience in which area Native American AST youth, 5 finalists who are selected, attend a rigorous 8 week program designed to orientate them to a variety of professions and technical careers in the healthcare field.  The program will begin 5 June 2017 and end 28 July 2017.   The program is advertised on the Absentee Shawnee Tribal website under “Employment Opportunities” located at:   All applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA, a desire to serve in any area healt


AST Jr. Olympics

The Absentee Shawnee Diabetes and Wellness Program will be hosting its annual Junior Olympics (for grades 1 to 5) on Saturday, June 10, 2017.  The event will be held at the Absentee Shawnee Resource Center, 1970 156th Avenue NE, Norman, Oklahoma.  Youth events will begin at 9:00 A.M.  To register or if you have additional questions, please contact Buster Bread at (405)364-7298. 


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