Announcements

May-June COVID-19 Vaccine Dates

EFFECTIVE MAY 4 - JUNE 29, 2021

AFTER HOURS COVID-19 VACCINE EVENTS

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

WHO*

Anyone over the age of 16 years old

HOW

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

May COVID-19 Testing Dates

NOTICE MAY 2021

COVID-19 & ANTIBODY Testing

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:

ASTHS Press Release: J&J Vaccine

PRESS RELEASE: Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine

14 April 2021

 

The AST Health System has paused its inventory of all Johnson & Johnson (J&J) vaccinations as per the CDC and FDA guidelines via communication with the I.H.S. OKC Area Office.

Events

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.

Free Medication Take Back event

AST Tribal Opioid Response Grant Presents:

Free Medication Take Back Event

Turn in your unused or expired medications for safe disposal!

*intravenous, injectable solutions, and syringes will not be accepted due to hazard.

When: April 27, 2021

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

COVID-19 Vaccine event at Thunderbird Casino

After Hour COVID-19 Vaccine Event- Thunderbird Casino (Warrior Room) 1:30pm - 3:30pm

15700 East State Highway 9

Norman, OK 73026

Do your part to stop the spread of COVID-19. Participate in any of the listed vaccine dates and Thunderbird Casino will give you $20 in slot play! 

Classes & Meetings

Native Connections Virtual Beaded Ornament Class

Native Connections is hosting a virtual class event on December 11, 2020 at 6 PM for our “Native Youth Beaded Ornament Class". The flyer has a QR code that can be scanned for the registration form, however, participants can register using the following link below as well. For additional information, please contact Angela Gonzalez at agonzalez@astribe.com or call 405.701.7995.

Registration Link: https://forms.gle/ePhGJ176rGfkAHcJ8

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 swarden@astribe.com

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

https://www.facebook.com/events/585806155309210/


Testimonials

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 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.

My health is top priority. My needs are always meet. I feel I can express my feelings and be heard. I really appreciate it.

Marijo

Weekly COVID-19 Drive-Thru & Antibody Testing

NOTICE: WEEKLY COVID-19 DRIVE-THRU & ANTIBODY TESTING

 

LITTLE AXE HEALTH CENTER, 405.447.0300

COVID-19 Drive-thru testing available on Tuesdays from 5:30 pm-7:30 pm

ANTIBODY testing available on Thursdays from 4:30 pm-6:30 pm

 

SHAWNEE CLINIC, 405.878.5850

COVID-19 Drive-thru testing available on Wednesdays from 5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Testing is open to the public. For inquiries regarding testing please call:

405.695.1787

 

For Your Visit PLEASE...

Bring proper idenification

Youth Virtual Suicide Prevention Talent Show

Youth Virtual Suicide Prevention Talent Show

Open to Native Youth ages 12-24 years old.

Participants wanting to enter may request the talent show paperwork from Margo @ 405.701.7995 or mwahpekeche@astribe.com.

All videos and release forms are due by July 16th @5pm.

Each participant will receive a prize and all videos will be posted to social media. 

COVID-19 Testing for AST members

Great news! AST Health will begin offering Drive-Thru COVID-19 testing today and tomorrow for Absentee Shawnee Tribal(AST) members from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM. Testing will take place at both Little Axe Health Center & Shawnee Clinic locations. This event will continue next week for AST members and all other health system patients and AST employees within the following weeks. For more info, please call the 24/7 AST Health System LIVE COVID-19 Info Line at 405.695.1787.

November Closures

NOVEMBER 2020 AST Health System will be closed on the following dates for Holiday observances:

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 11, 2020 (Veteran’s Day) LITTLE AXE HEALTH CENTER (LAHC), SHAWNEE CLINIC & SHAWNEE PHARMACY CLOSEDPlusCare & LA Pharmacy OPEN 9 AM until 5 PM, last patient accepted at 4:30PM

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 25, 2020LAHC & SHAWNEE CLINIC/PHARMACY CLOSE AT NOONPlusCare & LA Pharmacy OPEN 9 AM until 5 PM, last patient accepted at 4:30PM

THURSDAY, NOV. 26, 2020 (Thanksgiving Day) ALL AST HEALTH FACILITIES CLOSED

Pluscare Closed the evening of 5/18/20

TEMPORARY CLOSURE for 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:

Little Axe Health Center 405.447.0300 • Shawnee Clinic 405.878.5850 • PlusCare 405.447.0477

 

Virtual Zombie Run Oct. 24-30, 2020

Absentee Shawnee Tribal Health System Virtual Zombie Run

Run For Your Life

October 24-30, 2020

HTTPS://WWW.GIVESIGNUP.ORG/RACE/OK/NORMAN/VIRTUALZOMBIERUN2020

This is a free event. Use link about to sign-up, 5k, 1 mile, zombie contest

Free T-shirt for 1st 300 people who sign up and submit their race completion detail and pictures

Trunk or Treat Drive Thru

Absentee Shawnee Tribal Health System

Trunk or Treat Drive Thru

Calling all ghosts and goblins!

October 30th, 2020

Location: AST Resource Center

Time: 5:30pm-7:30pm

5.7.20 Press Release: Shawnee Clinic Closure

07 May 2020

 

AST HEALTH SYSTEM PRESS RELEASE:

 

Subject: Shawnee Clinic Closure.

 

Statement from Social Security Commissioner Andrew Saul about COVID-19 Economic Impact Payments for Beneficiaries

Press Release

Friday, April 3, 2020
For Immediate Release

Mark Hinkle, Acting Press Officer
press.office@ssa.gov

News Release SOCIAL SECURITY

Statement from Social Security Commissioner Andrew Saul about COVID-19 Economic Impact Payments for Beneficiaries

“I want to provide an update to people who receive benefits from the Social Security Administration.

3.29.20 Press Release Title VI Meal disbursement effective March 30, 2020 moving forward until further notice.

29 March 2020

 

AST HEALTH SYSTEM PRESS RELEASE:

 

Subject: Title VI Meal disbursement for March 30th moving forward until further notice.

 

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