Announcements

Inclement Weather Closure Monday Jan. 30th

CLOSURE NOTICE:

 

 

Due to inclement weather, the Absentee Shawnee Tribal Health System (all facilities)  CLOSES at NOON, Monday, January 30th. All ASTHS facilities will be CLOSED on Tuesday, January 31st and will RE-OPEN at 10am on Wednesday, February 1st.

Jan. 24th Weather Closure

CLOSURE NOTICE:

Due to inclement weather, the Absentee Shawnee Tribal Health System (all facilities) will CLOSE at 3 PM TODAY, Tuesday, January 24th, 2023; on Wednesday, January 25th we plan to resume services with a delayed opening time of 10am.

Please understand this plan is subject to change pending weather conditions. Please call ahead, check our Absentee Shawnee Tribal Health System Facebook page, or website (asthealth.org) for closure notices.

President's Day Closure 2.20.23

CLOSURE NOTICE:
AST Health System will be closed on the following
date(s) for the upcoming Holiday:
___________________________________________________
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20TH
, 2023
(President’s Day)
ALL AST HEALTH FACILITIES CLOSED
Please don’t forget to request medication refills before our closure:
LAHC Pharmacy 405.292.9530/Shawnee Pharmacy 405.878.5859
In the event of a predicted severe weather forecast, please call ahead

Classes & Meetings

Fatherhood is Sacred, Motherhood is Sacred Virtual Parenting Class

Register for free and virtual Fatherhood is Sacred, Motherhood is Sacred parenting classes: https://rb.gy/r6lckt. Classes will be held every Tuesday at 6:00 PM starting May 17th via GoToMeeting. For more information please contact Angela Gonzalez (Native Connections Grant Coordinator) at agonzalez@astribe.com or 405.561.7811.

Medicine Wheel & 12 Step Program for Women

Absentee Shawnee Ensuring Hope Project

Every Wednesday starting on April 27th from 6:00pm-8:00pm CST 

Virtual Classes

Outcomes

  • Individuals return to natural order

  • Help rebuild families and assume roles as warriors

Virtual QPR Gatekeeper Training

Suicide Prevention Workshop

Free virtual QPR Gatekeeper Training on Tuesday, April 26th from 11:00AM – 12:00PM hosted by Native Connections. RSVP at https://rb.gy/8wkt0m . For more information, contact Angela Gonzalez at agonzalez@astribe.com or 405.561.7811.


Testimonials

"[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.

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.

Sarah

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!!!!

Anonymous

Got Drugs?

Most abused prescription drugs come from family and friends. You could be a drug dealer and not even know it.

WHAT? Turn in your unused or expired medication for safe disposal. (Intravenous solutions, injectables, and syringes will not be accepted due to potential hazard posed by blood-borne pathogens)

WHEN? Friday, July 31st 2015 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

WHERE? Little Axe Health Center 15951 Little Axe Drive Norman, OK 73026

*Please ask about our medication lock boxes

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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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March Madness 5K Run

Represent your favorite basketball team in the 2015 March Madness 5K Run. Wear your favorite basketball apparel from any team and come enjoy a morning of physical activity! Hats, jerseys, t-shirts, jackets, socks, and foam fingers are welcome. Come and be the ultimate fan! Best dressed fan contest will follow the 2015 March Madness run!

Saturday, March 28th, 2015 8:00 am start time 1 mile Fun Walk begins at 8:05 am

Registration from 7:00 am to 7:50 am, Little Axe Health Center. Pre-register now!

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Farmers' Market

First Saturday of every month starting May 2nd. Free to sell, trade, or give away local produce.

Vendors needed! The Absentee Shawnee Little Axe Health Clinic will be hosting a community Farmers' Market. Local produce vendors are needed. Location only is being provided; vendor must bring own set-up and products to either sell, trade, or give away at their own discretion.

For more information, or to sign up as a vendor, please contact Shea Warden at 405.701.7977. Free registration is required.

All products must be Oklahoma grown and made. No exceptions.

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