Announcements

Closure on Monday, May 30th

CLOSURE NOTICE:

 

 

MONDAY, may 30TH, 2022

(Memorial Day)

 

 

All AST Health facilities closed

 

We will resume normal hours Tuesday, May 31st at 8am.

 

 

 

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

Wear Red for Missing & Murdered Indigenous People National Day of Awareness

Wear red tomorrow for National Day of Awareness for Missing & Murdered Indigenous People. Submit a picture and why you are wearing red to agonzalez@astribe.com for a free shirt. For more information, contact Angela Gonzalez at 405.561.7811.

2022 ASTHS Internship Opportunity

Absentee Shawnee Tribal Health System

2022 SUMMER INTERNSHIP

ARE YOU A NATIVE AMERICAN STUDENT WHO IS SEEKING FUTURE IN A HEALTHCARE RELATED FIELD?

We will have 10 internship positions available to Native American (AST Preferred) students- must have CDIB. The internship is a rigorous 8 week program, up to 20 hours per week, at $13.00 per hour, designed to familiarize you with a variety of professions and technical careers in the healthcare field.

Events

Med Take Back Event

AST Tribal Opioid Response Grant

Free Medication Take Back

Turn in your unused or expired medications for safe disposal and receive a free new TOR tumbler.

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

When: April 27, 2022  10:00am to 3:00pm

Blood Drive

Little Axe Health Center

15951 Little Axe Drive

Norman, OK 73026

To schedule an appointment, contact Oklahoma Blood Institute at 877.340.8777 or visit obi.org. 

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

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

Graciela F.

I love the fact that the wait times aren't that long. They seem to stay on schedule and its easy to get a same day appointment. Jackie the women's health provider is easy to talk to and very informative. Over all it's always a great experience and would recommend this clinic to anyone looking to change their doctor.

Melissa

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

Nov.-Dec. COVID-19 Testing Schedule

November- December 2021

AFTERHOURS COVID-19 & ANTIBODY TESTING & VACCINE CLINIC

LAHC

  • Testing (5:30pm-6:30pm) Thursday, Dec. 2nd, & Dec. 16th

  • Antibody Testing (5pm-6pm) LA ONLY, Thursday, Dec. 30th  

  • Vaccinations (5pm-7pm) Thursday, Dec. 2nd, & Dec. 16th

Shawnee Clinic

Basic Ribbon Skirt Class

Ensuring Hope Project

Tradition beats Addiction

Basic Ribbon Skirt Virtual Class

***Deadline to register is Wednesday, September 22, 2021 COB***

When: Wednesday, October 6, 2021 from 6:00 pm - 8:00pm

  • ONLY 20 SKIRTS AVAILABLE

  • MUST have own sewing machine

  • MUST attend the virtual class

National Recovery Month

It's National Recovery Month

Are you or someone you know in recovery?

Write and affirmation to yourself or someone else!

  • Get a post-it from Behavioral Health

  • Write what you have accomplished

  • Or give others words of encouragement

  • Lastly, post-it on our Behavioral Health Recovery Board!

Virtual Parenting Class

Sign up for Virtual Parenting Classes beginning October 5, 2021 at 6PM continuing every Tuesday until December 21, 2021. To pre-enroll click this link: https://forms.gle/UWXUHDZ1HgHFb7Qu5. For more information contact Crystal Springer at cspringer@astribe.com or 405.878.4716.

Virtual Suicide Prevention 5K Challenge

September is National Suicide Prevention Month. Show your support by signing up for the Virtual Suicide Prevention 5K Challenge hosted by Absentee Shawnee Tribe’s Native Connections and Substance Abuse & Suicide Prevention Grants’! Throw on your running shoes and walk, run, or move to show your support, love, and strength to those in need. The 5k event is completely virtual and self-paced. Complete the event before September ends and win a free shirt and finisher certificate! Click the link below to sign up today!

International Overdose Awareness Day

The Tribal Opioid Response Grant is able to provide Narcan for FREE! If you or someone you love would benefit from having the opioid overdose reversal medication, please call Lauren Adams (Little Axe Behavioral Health) @ 561-7836 or email Ladams@astribe.com. All contacts will be kept confidential.

Press Release: Title VI

PRESS RELEASE: Title VI meal disbursement changes

27 August 2021

 

Absentee Shawnee Tribal Health System’s Title VI program has made meal disbursement changes for September 6-10, 2021 due to the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Please see the following list of preventative measures below in an effort to limit exposure to our elders.

Elders who currently have their meals delivered:

Paint for Prevention

September is National Suicide Prevention Month. Join the Native Connections and Substance Abuse & Suicide Prevention Grants and show your support, love, culture, and strength by painting for suicide awareness. Fill out this form to reserve your "Paint for Prevention" kit which includes a blank canvas, paint, and brushes: https://forms.gle/tKGwaomY5LtKmWLk6.

 

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