Announcements

Shawnee Clinic Closure 5/28-5/29 @1PM

Due to an unforeseen circumstance, our Shawnee Clinic (including Pharmacy) is now closed. We will reopen at 1PM on Wednesday, May, 29th, 2024.

June Monthly Closures

All AST Health facilities will observe the following hours on:

• Wednesday, June 5th– Closed to patients from 12PM- 5PM

Please note: Only PlusCare and LA/Shawnee Pharmacies will reopen after 5PM.

• Wednesday, June 19th – Closed for Juneteenth

Visit asthealth.org or our Facebook page for closure information and updates!

Title VI Reopens at AST Resource Center

We are pleased to announce that our Title VI Elder Nutrition Program will discontinue the Brendle Corner meal pick-up site and re-open for congregate meal service at the Little Axe Resource Center beginning Monday, May 6th, 2024! Title VI provides a nutritious meal, free to members and $5 for non-members.

Events

Day of Champions Camp 6/5-6/6

Let's Kick Off The Summer Like a Champ!

Our 3rd Annual Day of Champions Football & Fast Pitch Camp is coming soon! 

WHEN: June 5 & 6, 2024, 8 AM-3 PM

WHERE: Little Axe Football Stadium, Norman, OK

The camp is co-ed for kids ages 7-18, and the first 125 spots are free! Lunch will be provided.

Pre-registration is required! Scan the QR below to register.

Everyone is welcome!

Pact Act: Bringing VA Benefits Home Event

We are excited to announce our PACT ACT: Bringing VA Benefits Home Event!

 

WHEN: Thursday, May 30th, 2024 10AM- 3PM

WHERE: AST Multi-Purpose Building (2029 James L. Edwards Lane, Shawnee, OK)

 

We welcome everyone at this event to:

• Speak with representatives

• Get answers to VA Benefits & Claims questions

• File Your VA benefit claim

• Get same-day decisions (when sharing complete information)

Classes & Meetings

2024 Wellness Warriors Pre-Diabetes Program

Do you have Pre-Diabetes or are at risk for Pre-Diabetes?

Then Join our Wellness Warriors Program!

Starting January 2024, this program gives you:


Testimonials

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.

Good customer service

Very good customer service.

Anonymous

The quality of care and compassion is above and beyond other health care facilities I have used in the past.

Graciela F.

The Absentee Shawnee Tribal Health System is conducting its annual health community needs assessment. Our goal is to clearly learn your health needs and in turn, the information will aid us in identifying and possibly implementing health activities or programs to better serve our AST community. The assessment contains only 10 questions. When you have an available moment, please feel free to complete. No names are required and answers are anonymous.

The community needs assessment is available either by electronic or paper submission. You may click this link to take the questionnaire: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CGYJHSB Again, your answers are anonymous. This format allows for only one submission per email address.

Or you may use this link to print a paper copy of the questionnaire: http://www.asthealth.org/assets/CNA_2015.pdf If a paper copy is completed, please deliver or forward your to any of: - Shawnee Clinic ADM front desk (Ms. Rhonda Kaseca) - Little Axe Health Center ADM desk (Ms. Brandy Dougan) - Directly to attention to Aly Miller at Shawnee Health ADM

Get a Sonic Gift Card When You Sign Up For SoonerCare Mon-Fri,August 17-28, 8am -4pm Little Axe Health Center

LITTLE AXE BACK-TO-SCHOOL EVENTS Elementary School "Meet Your Teacher Night" Tuesday. August 18, 2015 Middle 4 High School Open House Tuesday. August 25, 2015 Frrst Day of School Thursday. August 20, 2015

WHAT YOU NEED TO APPLY: Income Information: Employment & other income resources for all household members (pay stubs, tax retums, unemployment income, social security income etc.) Social security numbers & birthdates for all household members Current health insurance information for insured household members Name of absent parent not living In household for any child applying

Disclaimer New & renewal applications accepted Renewal applications must be within 30 days Must complete online application and receive eligibility determination to receive gift card. Approval for benefits must meet federal & state income guidelines All personal information is protected by federal HIPAA privacy laws Must be an Oklahoma resident Native and non-native community members welcome to apply Offer valid while supplies last One offer per family

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AFTER HOUR PHARMACY NOTIFICATION

The Walgreens located at 100 12th Avenue NE in Norman, OK is no longer contracted with the AST Health System to pay for after hour emergency prescriptions due to losing its 24-hour service status. Tribal members may now take prescriptions to:

Walgreens 615 W. Main St Norman, OK 405.573.5019  

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PlusCare is a minor illnesses & injuries, walk-in (no appointment needed) clinic.

This service is extended to existing AST tribal member patients and other IHS eligible Native Americans who are the ages of 2 years and up. However, if you are a new (AI/AN) patient to our health system and are in need of our PlusCare services, please bring with you:

- Your Certificate Degree of Indian Blood (CDIB); and - A second form of identification (i.e. Driver’s License or State ID); and - If available, health insurance card(s).

After your initial visit, you will be obligated to complete a follow-up visit with either the Little Axe Clinic or Shawnee Clinic to become an established patient.

*If you are an AST tribal member, the AST Nurse Triage line is still available as an after hours resource. The AST Nurse Triage number is 405.447.0300.

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The Cleveland County Health Department, collaborating with community partners, is working on updating their community health assessment (CHA). This is a county wide project in hopes of reaching a consensus on what should be the top health priorities for Cleveland County. These priorities will drive the development of our community health improvement plan (CHIP).

Attached is the Community Health Survey. Please take the survey and share with those you know, work with, attend school with or do business with in Cleveland County.

2015 Cleveland County Community Health Status Survey https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LGWBBFP

2015 Encuesta del Estado de Salud de la Comunidad del Condado Cleveland https://es.surveymonkey.com/r/5DRZMWS

On May 25th, #repsforvets will be having our very first annual 5K run to raise funds for Veterans Treatment Court. They need your help! There was a delay with the online form, but we’re ready to move!

Your very own Tulsa Veterans Treatment Court leads this country as a national mentoring program, i.e., we train other new and/or struggling programs from around the nation. More importantly, see below.

The Impact:

Saving Lives – 22 veterans each day take their own lives. Participants in VTC are surrounded by a team there to support them every step of the way. By the time veterans graduate from VTC, they’ve spent hundreds of hours receiving treatment for mental health, substance abuse and/or PTSD.

Saving Families – Many veterans that plea into VTC have little or no contact with their family, friends and even their own children. By the time they graduate, many of these vets have rebuilt bridges with friends, reconnected with family and some gain increased visitation with their children or even regain custody of children that they have lost.

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The Absentee Shawnee Tribal Health System announces the opening of an after hour walk-in clinic called the AST PlusCare Clinic. This service will be located at 15702 East State Highway 9 (the former Little Axe Clinic site), Norman, Oklahoma, and will begin to see patients on March 30, 2015. The PlusCare Clinic is an acute care facility that will have the ability to treat non-life threatening illnesses and injuries on a walk-in basis (no appointment needed) for AST tribal members and other IHS eligible Native Americans. The PlusCare Clinic number is 405.447.0477. We will have special hours this week due to the holiday; the clinic will be open: - Monday through Thursday from 5 PM to 9 PM - Friday from 10AM -4 PM - Saturday from 10 AM to 4 PM; and - Closed for Easter Sunday (April 5th) The PlusCare Clinic will consist of 4 private exam rooms including a pediatric room. Care provided for will include common illnesses, sprains, strains, flu, allergies, and infections. However, if you have a life threatening injury, onset of a heart attack or stroke please call or immediately go to the hospital/emergency room nearest you.

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<p>Native American Veteran Warriors - Come Join Us!</p> <p>See if you qualify for VA benefits! Explore your current VA benefits!</p> <p>Little Axe Health Center, Wednesday, April 22, 2015 from 9 am to 3 pm</p> <p>Shawnee Clinic, Wednesday, May 20, 2015 from 9 am to 3 pm</p> <p>VHA Health &amp; VBA Benefits Specialists will be available to assist with the following US Department of Veterans Affairs programs:</p> <p>- Vet Center Mobile Unit<br /> - Disabled American Vet (DAV) Rep<br /> - Mental Health &amp; Substance Abuse<br /> - Women's Health Program<br /> - Survivor's Benefits<br /> - Housing &amp; Education Benefits<br /> - Homeless Program</p> <p>Contact: Connie Bottaro/Melinda Ferrell/Lela Culley, Patient Benefit Advocate<br /> Little Axe Health Center, 15951 Little Axe Dr / Norman, OK 73026, 405.447.0300<br /> Shawnee Clinic, 2029 S Gordon Cooper Dr / Shawnee, OK 74801, 405.878.5850<br /> Absentee Shawnee Tribal Health System, www.asthealth.org</p>
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You Can Stop Smoking!

Classes will begin Thursday, March 12th at 5:30 pm at Little Axe Health Center.

This is a 12 week program which will meet every other week for 1 hour.

If interested in participating, please contact Kristie McGuire, RN at 405.701.7997.

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Due to inclement weather, the Absentee Shawnee Tribal Health System (Little Axe & Shawnee Clinics) will be closed Wednesday, March 4 through Thursday, March 5, 2015.

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