Announcements

2020 Marketplace Open Enrollment

For more information about open enrollment, plan changes or renewal, you may contact Patient Benefit Advocates at 405.447.0300 or 405.878.5850

AST General Council 10/19

In accordance with the Executive Committee, AST General Council is set for Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 10am at the AST Health Multipurpose Building in Shawnee, OK. For more info call 405.275.4030

Little Axe Health Center Closed Thursday, 9/5/19

SPECIAL CLOSURE NOTICE FOR LITTLE AXE HEALTH CENTER for Thursday, Sept. 5th:

Due to a water issue, Little Axe Health Center will be closed(9/5). We are currently working on calling to reschedule all patient appointments at Little Axe during those times of closure.

Shawnee Clinic and PlusCare Clinic will be open for normal operations.

UPDATE: The Little Axe Pharmacy will be OPEN for prescription pick ups only. They can be reached at 405.292.9530.

Events

2019 Zombie Run 5K

Run for your life in the Zombie 5k!! This event is a community favorite and we are excited to team up with Little Axe Schools! This event includes 5K, 1-mile Fun Walk, Trunk or Treat, Food Trucks, and more!! For more info about this exciting and highly anticipated event, contact Buster Bread 405.364.7298 or Kasey Dean 405.701.7993

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Event 10/21

Join us as we spend an evening of step by step painting and discuss the importance of breast health and cancer awareness for both men and women. This session will take place at the AST Health Multipurpose Building in Shawnee. Participants MUST pre-register. Limited to 50 participants. For more info call Public Health at 405.701.7190 or 405.701.7600

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Event 10/14

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Spend an evening painting and learn about the importance of breast health and cancer awareness for both women and men. Participants must pre-register to attend. Session is limited to 50 participants. This event will take place on Monday, October 14th from 6pm to 9pm at the Resource Center in Little Axe. For more info call Deidre at 405.701.7190 or Stephanie at 405.701.7600.

This event is sponsored by AST Health Carergiver Grant

Classes & Meetings

FREE Healthy October Cooking Demo

Please join us for our October Healthy cooking demo on Thursday, October 17th, at 2:00 P.M. in the Diabetes & Wellness demo kitchen at the Little Axe Clinic. This monthly event is open to  everyone – patients, employees and community members alike! So, please share with your patients and community members – more the merrier. Don’t miss out! Due to limited space please RSVP to the Diabetes & Wellness Program at 701-7977 or email at swarden@astribe.com 

ASIST Suicide Intervention Skills Training

The ASIST training is a two-day workshop for caregivers who want to feel more comfortable and competent in helping to prevent the immediate risk of suicide. Enjoy small group discussions and skills practice that are based upon adult learning principles. This event will take place on October 11th and 12th from 8:30am to 4pm at the AST Health Multipurpose Building in Shawnee. Only 30 spots available! You may enroll by contacting Jenifer Sloan at 405.878.4716 or jsloan@astribe.com.

Dream Catcher Class

Our MyDNA Program will be hosting a Dream Catcher Making Class. This event will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 18th at the AST Multipurpose Building in Shawnee. For more info, please contact Kasey Dean at 405.701.7993


Testimonials

Excellent Services, Wide Variety of Services in one location, Caring Staff and physicians, [and] Excellent Education/ Resources for Native Americans. I would recommend this clinic to others!

Sonja

I love the fact that the wait times aren't that long. They seem to stay on schedule and its easy to get a same day appointment. Jackie the women's health provider is easy to talk to and very informative. Over all it's always a great experience and would recommend this clinic to anyone looking to change their doctor.

Melissa

The receptionists are always cooperative and friendly to me. The nurses are friendly and concerned about my personal health issues and the doctor is friendly, helpful and a relief to me and my health care. 

Joel B.

WEATHER CLOSURE ANNOUNCEMENT 5/20

Due to the possibility of inclement weather the Absentee Shawnee Tribal Health System will be closing at NOON (12pm) today. We apologize for any invoincience this may cause. The ASTHS encourages all patients and staff to stay safe and weather aware. 

RESCHEDULED: Jr Olympics set for 6/22

RESCHEDULED DATE: Due to potential storms this Saturday (5/18) morning, the annual Junior Olympics event at the Resource Center will be postponed until JUNE 22nd, 2019. We apologize for any inconvenience, as we are looking to provide a safe and fun event for the youth. For any questions pertaining to this event, please call Buster Bread at 405.364.7298

Beaded Earrings Class 5/21

The AST Cultural Preservation Department is hosting a beading class. Participants will learn how to make beaded earrings. Event wil take place on Friday, May 21st at the AST Resource Center in Little Axe, from 5:30pm to 8:30pm. Reserve your spot by calling Cultural Preservation at 405.275.4030.

Traditional Can Shaking Class/Workshop 6/22

The AST Cultural Preservation Department is hosting a traditional can shaking class and workshop! This event will take place on Saturday, June 22nd from 10am to 1pm at the AST Health Multipurpose Bldg. Space is limited! Register with Culutral Preservation by calling 405.275.4030.

Youth & Senior Team Games 5/31

The AST Diabetes & Wellness Program, the Native American Caregiver grant and MyDNA are teaming up to present the 2019 Youth and Senior Team Games. This event will be taken place on Friday, May 31st beginning at 9am at the AST Resource Center. For more info contact Deidre Yarbrough 405.701.7190 

SPECIAL WEATHER ANNOUNCEMENT 4/30

Due to the inclement weather, the Absentee Shawnee Tribal Health System, Same Day Clinic, PlusCare and Pharmacies are now CLOSED. The ASTHS encourages all patients to please stay safe and weather aware.

 

First Wednesday of the Month 5/1(Half Day Closure)

ASTHS administrative half-day is Wednesday,May 1, 2019 (first Wednesday of the month) and all AST Health facilities are closed from noon to 5:00 PM for trainings, departmental meetings and administrative tasks. Both the PlusCare and Shawnee Same Day Clinics will re-open at 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM, accepting the last patient at 8:30 PM.

Diabetes Cooking Demonstration 5/9

Its National Mediterranean Diet Month! Join The Diabetes & Wellness Program on Thursday, May 9th @ 2pm in the AST Demo Kitchen to learn the Mediterranean way of eating. Space is limited, so reserve your spot by Monday, May 6th by calling 405.701.7977

Upcoming Event: Youth Fishing Clinic 6/8

The Absentee Shawnee Tribe's Native Connections grant will be hosting a free youth fishing clinic on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at Lake Thunderbird's Clear Bay area.  Poles and bait will be provided on the day of the event, children under 16 will need to be accompanied by an adult.  For more infomration or to sign up for the event, please contact Margo at 405.701.7995

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