The Absentee Shawnee Tribe continues to monitor and prepare for any potential cases of the coronavirus within the Absentee Shawnee Tribe. For more information click here.

We are proud to bring to the Native American community a new era of healthcare not only in the physical sense - with new buildings and facilities and technology - but in the philosophical sense as well. We are committed to setting in motion a new era of healthcare; one that will redefine the standards by which we have both received care and cared for ourselves.
Upcoming Events & Announcements


Memorial Holiday Closure

Memorial Weekend Holiday Closure Notice for AST Health. For more information please call 405.447.0300.

Pluscare Closed the evening of 5/18/20



The AST PlusCare Clinic is closed for the remainder of the day due to plumbing issues. We will resume normal operations tomorrow 5/19/20 at 11am, apologies for the inconvenience. Please remember our Shawnee Walk-In Clinic is closed (until further notice). Thank you.


Please call ahead for possible health system closures or delays:

5.7.20 Press Release: Shawnee Clinic Closure

07 May 2020




Subject: Shawnee Clinic Closure.



Seeds of Hope: Shawnee Clinic

Join the AST Behavioral Health Prevention Grants in a DRIVE-THRU prevention activity and receive a sanitized goodie bag of seeds of fruits and vegetables, along with helpful prevention information. This event will take place at our Shawnee Clinic location. For more information, please call 405.701.7987

Seeds of Hope

Join the AST Behavioral Health Prevention Grants in a DRIVE-THRU prevention activity and receive a sanitized goodie bag of seeds and prevention information. This event will take place in the circle driveway near the Little Axe Building Blocks daycare. For more information, please call 405.701.7987

Blood Drive at LAHC 3/6

Save a human and donate blood! 

Look for the Bloodmobile at LAHC! The blood drive will take place on Friday, March 6th from 1:30PM to 4:30PM. You can schedule an appointment or walk in to donate blood. For more info call 405.447.0300.

Classes & Meetings

Healthy Cooking Demo

Please join us for our March Healthy Cooking Demonstration Thursday, March 12th, at 2:00 P.M. in the Diabetes & Wellness demo kitchen. Free samples, recipe cards, & BINGO!

Menu: Stir Fry and Cauliflower Fried Rice

Questions? Contact the Diabetes & Wellness Program at 701-7977 or email at

Youth Shawl Making Class

This event is open to all youth, ages 12 to 24 ONLY. Parents/Guardians are welcome to stay and help your child. Our Native Connections Grant is hosting a shawl making class on Thursday, Feb. 13th beginning at 6 PM at the Little Axe Resource Center. To learn more and to reserve your spot, contact Margo at 405.701.7995

Healthy Valentine's Day Cooking Demo

Love is in the air. Join us and learn how to prepare a healthy Valentine' Day meal & dessert for your loved one. This event will take place on Thursday, Feb. 13th at 2PM in the LAHC Diabetes Kitchen. Nutrition Bingo will also be apart of the cooking demo. Free samples & recipes cards available. Call Diabetes & Wellness to reserve your spot! 405.701.7977


An overall positive experience! Beautiful facility housed with friendly professional faces and care!


"[I] used the small clinic south of Hwy 9 in Little Axe. I am very impressed witht he growth and the continued excellent care I have received over the years. The doctors, nurses, lab, wellness and pharmacy have been better than most in the private sector."

Boyd S.

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.

January Cooking Demo

Join us on Thursday, January 9th at 2PM in the Little Axe Health Center Demo Kitchen for our monthly cooking demo. Addition to the cooking demo will be Bingo. Free recipe cards and samples provided. To reserve your spot call Diabetes & Wellness at 405.701.7977

Dental Screening & Preventative Service (Ages 0-3)

During the month of December on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays the Little Axe Dental Clinic will be providing a screening and fluoride application preventative service for all children ages 0-3.

On those particular days no appointment is necessary for the service, but you can reserve a time by calling the Dental Department.

If your child has a well child visit scheduled at LAHC on any of the above days in December, please stop by and see us prior to their appointment for their preventative services. This service takes just a few minutes to complete.

Pharmacy Refill Reminder

A gentle reminder to call in your prescriptions refills before the Thanksgiving holiday closure to prevent Rx delay. We have a couple simple and convenient ways to do this.

You may call your designated Rx fill/pickup AST Health Pharmacy Refill Line. Little Axe Health Center Pharmacy 405.292.9530 or Shawnee Clinic Pharmacy 405.878.5859 and follow the refill prompts.

or on AST Health website, by clicking on the Rx refills tab, on your AST Health Pharmacy tab then to be linked to the Rx Refill page to begin fill process .

Thanksgiving Closure

Special Announcement: Thanksgiving Holiday Closure

Wednesday, November 27th: ALL AST Health facilities will be closed at NOON.

Thursday, November 28th (Thanksgiving Day), ALL AST Health facilities closed.

Friday, November 29th, Shawnee Clinic & Little Axe Healh Center will be closed. PlusCare will be available from 9 AM to 5 PM, accepting the last patient at 4:30 PM for acute illness or injury.

For more info and/or questions, please call one of our facilities, Little Axe Health Center 405.447.0300, Shawnee Clinic 405.878.5850, PlusCare 405.447.0477

Caregiver Grant Appreciation Dinner

AST Health Caregiver Grant is hosting an Appreciation Dinner on November 21st at the AST Health MPB. You must RSVP for this event. For more info, contact Deidre Yarbrough at 405.701.7190

Youth & Senior Games Round 2

Caregiver Grant is hosting another Youth & Senior Games. Event will take place at the AST Health Multipurpose Bldg in Shawnee, beginning at 11 AM. Teams must consist of 1 person (55+) and 1 person (18 & under). Minors are to sign a waiver. For more info and to sign up, contact Deidre Yarbrough at 405.701.7190

Holiday Cooking Demo

AST Health's Diabetes & Wellness Program is hosting their monthly healthy cooking demo. Come join and learn how to make a few festive holiday dishes! The cooking demo will take place on Thursday, Nov. 21st at the Little Axe Health Center Diabetes Kitchen at 2 PM. To reserve your spot or for more info contact Diabetes & Wellness at 405.701.7977 


The 1st Wednesday of each month Health closes for clinical training time for regulatory driven Medical Training/Medical Committees Meeting and other clinical training to be completed.

The Absentee Shawnee Tribal Health System will be CLOSING at NOON today.

Shawnee Walk-In Clinic and PlusCare will reopen at 5 PM to 8 PM, accepting the last patient at 7:30 PM.

Native American Christmas Market

AST Behavioral Health Grants are hosting a Christmas Market Arts & Craft Sale on Friday, December 6th from 10 AM to 4 PM at the Health Multipurpose Bldg. in Shawnee. This is always a great event and you don't want to miss out on some beautiful hand-made Native American items, just in time for Christmas. For more information or becoming a vendor for this event, contact Margo at 405.701.7995 

Naloxone Training

Opioid overdose is life-threatening and requires immediate emergency attention. Recognizing the signs of opioid overdose is essential to saving lives. AST Health Tribal Opioid Response (TOR) Grant is hosting a Naloxone Training on Wednesday, Nov. 13th, 2019 from 4:30 PM to 6 PM at the AST Health Multipurpose Bldg in Shawnee. Participants will receive a lifesaving NARCAN kit (while supplies last). Be the change and learn an informative way to help potentially save a life. For more info contact Crystal Springer at 405.561.7833


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