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

Announcements

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:

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.

Events

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 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

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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


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.

Good customer service

Very good customer service.

Anonymous

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

Nancy

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 

SPECIAL HEALTH CLOSURE: Wednesday. Nov. 6th

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

Medicare Part B & D Sponsorship Program

If you are an Absentee Shawnee Tribal Elder, 65 or older and live in Cleveland, Lincoln, Logan, Oklahoma, or Pottawatomie Counties, we are here to help you. Purchased Referred care department (formerly Contract Health) will explain all the options available in this program, help you understand what you may be eligible to receive, walk you through the process, and help you complete your applications.

Join us for one of the following dates:

Tuesday, Nov. 5th and Monday, Nov. 18th at Little Axe Health Center Conference Room A from 9 AM to 1 PM.

Medicare Part B & D Sponsorship Program

If you are an Absentee Shawnee Tribal Elder, 65 or older and live in Cleveland, Lincoln, Logan, Oklahoma, or Pottawatomie Counties, we are here to help you. Purchased Referred care department (formerly Contract Health) will explain all the options available in this program, help you understand what you may be eligible to receive, walk you through the process, and help you complete your applications.

Join us for one of the following dates:

Tuesday, Nov. 5th and Monday, Nov. 18th at Little Axe Health Center Conference Room A from 9 AM to 1 PM.

Medicare Part B & D Sponsorship Program

If you are an Absentee Shawnee Tribal Elder, 65 or older and live in Cleveland, Lincoln, Logan, Oklahoma, or Pottawatomie Counties, we are here to help you. Purchased Referred care department (formerly Contract Health) will explain all the options available in this program, help you understand what you may be eligible to receive, walk you through the process, and help you complete your applications.

Join us for one of the following dates:

Tuesday, Nov. 5th and Monday, Nov. 18th at Little Axe Health Center Conference Room A from 9 AM to 1 PM.

Medicare Part B & D Sponsorship Program

If you are an Absentee Shawnee Tribal Elder, 65 or older and live in Cleveland, Lincoln, Logan, Oklahoma, or Pottawatomie Counties, we are here to help you. Purchased Referred care department (formerly Contract Health) will explain all the options available in this program, help you understand what you may be eligible to receive, walk you through the process, and help you complete your applications.

Join us for one of the following dates:

Tuesday, Nov. 5th and Monday, Nov. 18th at Little Axe Health Center Conference Room A from 9 AM to 1 PM.

Medicare Part B & D Sponsorship Program

If you are an Absentee Shawnee Tribal Elder, 65 or older and live in Cleveland, Lincoln, Logan, Oklahoma, or Pottawatomie Counties, we are here to help you. Purchased Referred care department (formerly Contract Health) will explain all the options available in this program, help you understand what you may be eligible to receive, walk you through the process, and help you complete your applications.

Join us for one of the following dates:

Tuesday, Nov. 5th and Monday, Nov. 18th at Little Axe Health Center Conference Room A from 9 AM to 1 PM.

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