Wellbriety Working Lunches

Weekly Wellbriety working lunches restart again beginning December 2nd (every Thursday at 12pm). For more information, please visit the following link:

Native Youth T-Shirt Design Contest

In honor of Native American Heritage month, the Native Connections & SASP grants are hosting a Native Youth T-Shirt Design Contest for ages 12-24! The theme is “Strong, Resilient, Indigenous.”


Survey Responses Needed

We are still seeking responses. The AST Health System is involved in the 2021 Community Needs Assessment Survey. We’d appreciate your help in this important survey. Generally, a community health needs assessment is conducted every three years to ensure we continue to address both changes and challenges facing the community’s health.


Shawnee Clinic Blood Drive

Shawnee Clinic Blood Drive

When: Monday, November 8th from 3-5:30pm

Where: 2029 S. Gordon Cooper Drive Shawnee, OK 74801

Trick-or-Treat Drive-thru

Absentee Shawnee Tribal Health Systems Drive-Thru TRICK-OR-TREAT Event

When: Friday, October 29, 2021 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Where: Absentee Shawnee Resource Center at 1970 156th Ave N.E. Norman, OK 73026

Zombie Run/Walk 5k

Run For Your Life Zombie Virtual 5k

Hosted by: AST Diabetes & Wellness Program

When: October 1-31, 2021

To register go to:

Free t-shirt included!

Classes & Meetings

Virtual Beaded Christmas Ornament Class

Join the Native Connections & SASP Grants for the Annual Beaded Christmas Ornament Class on Friday, December 17th at 6PM via GoToMeeting! This class is free, virtual, and open to the public. All supplies will be provided for in-person pick up only. Click the link to reserve your spot: . Registration is open until Friday, December 10th or while supplies last.

Basic Ribbon Skirt Class

Ensuring Hope Project

Tradition beats Addiction

Basic Ribbon Skirt Virtual Class

***Deadline to register is Wednesday, September 22, 2021 COB***

When: Wednesday, October 6, 2021 from 6:00 pm - 8:00pm


Virtual Parenting Class

Sign up for Virtual Parenting Classes beginning October 5, 2021 at 6PM continuing every Tuesday until December 21, 2021. To pre-enroll click this link: For more information contact Crystal Springer at or 405.878.4716.


Very impressed with the service provided by the Doctor, technicians & staff that were in attendance. I appreciate the level of care I was given. Thank you.


Elizabeth F.

The AST Clinic is top tier in service. They have quality medical professionals that talk and explain things in an understandable way. For sure 5 stars!!!!


I appreciate the wide variety of services that are in one location. I would recommend this clinic to others because it is convenient and the staff is compassionate. I enjoy my visits because of quality care.


June COVID-19 Testing & Antibody Schedule

(Please enter the clinic for testing)

For Your Visit Please…

·Wear a mask

·Bring identification


For Antibody Testing…

·Be prepared to have blood drawn

·Testing is available to anyone ages 10+



Culture is Prevention Series Week 2

The Native Connections & SASP Grants are hosting a summer long “Culture is Prevention” series featuring new cultural outreach events each week! The second week’s event will be a free and virtual class on Thursday, June 3rd at 7:00 PM CST via GoToMeeting. In this class you will learn how to make a beaded medallion facilitated by Choctaw & Cheyenne and Arapaho artist, Asa Samuels.


An Evening with Tommy Orange

Today, May 25th at 7PM CST the Absentee Shawnee Tribe’s Native Connections Grant will help facilitate a virtual event with Pulitzer Prize finalist and Cheyenne and Arapaho author, Tommy Orange, hosted by the Jacobson House Quarantine Diaries.

We will go live for an evening with Tommy Orange via The Jacobson House’s FB live and Zoom.
Zoom Link:
Meeting ID: 858 6584 5319
Passcode: 693733


Online Art Tutorial with Theron Wahkinney

This Saturday, May 22nd at 3PM CST our Native Connections & SASP Grants will help facilitate an online event hosted by the Jacobson House Native Youth Art Show. Comanche and Kiowa artist, Theron Wahkinney, will be providing an introduction to acrylic painting and will discuss how to express yourself through art and tricks and tips for beginners.

Join us on the Jacobson House’s FB Live and Zoom:
Meeting ID: 859 2054 4706
Passcode: 664827


NYPD Virtual Camp

Native Youth Preventing Diabetes (NYPD) will be hosting a 2021 Virtual NYPD Camp. Camp may look a little different again this year but we are still working on improving the health of our Native Youth with a week-long education series! We will be discussing diabetes prevention, nutrition education, physical activity, COVID-19 information from a provider in Oklahoma working with our youth and much more.

Culture is Prevention Series Week 1

The Native Connections & SASP Grants are hosting a summer long “Culture is Prevention” series featuring new cultural outreach events each week! The first week’s event will be a free and virtual class on Thursday, May 27th at 6:00 PM CST via GoToMeeting. In this class you will learn how to make a beaded keychain facilitated by Comanche artist, Josh DeBartolo.


National Prevention Week Youth Virtual Scavenger Hunt Activity

Join the Native Connections & SASP Grants in a free and virtual scavenger hunt for SAMHSA’s National Prevention Week happening May 9-15, 2021. To participate simply download the GooseChase App on your phone, enter the game code, and complete missions to tally up points for a chance to win prizes! This activity is open to ages 12-24 years old and each participant will receive a free t-shirt simply for participating.

May-June COVID-19 Vaccine Dates



We care about the members of the communities we serve and are proud to offer the COVID-19 vaccine to all eligible persons.*


Anyone over the age of 12 years old


Walk-in only, no appointments. First come, first serve. Limited vaccine availability. 

May COVID-19 Testing Dates



Little Axe Health Center, 405.447.0300

COVID-19 testing 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm:

  • Thurs., May 6th
  • Thurs., May 20th

ANTIBODY testing 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm:

  • Thurs., May 13th 

Shawnee Clinic, 405.878.5850

COVID-19 testing 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm:

  • Tues., May 11th 
  • Tues. May 25th 

For your visit please:

  • Wear a mask
  • Bring identification

For Antibody testing:


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