May-June COVID-19 Vaccine Dates



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


Anyone over the age of 16 years old


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

May COVID-19 Testing Dates



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.


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 or call 405.701.7995.

Registration Link:

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

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


"[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.

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.

I was very pleased with my visit. It was easy to get an appointment in a timely fashion as well as [get] a courtesy call to remind me of my appointment. Jackie was easy to talk to and explained things in a manner I could understand. Jackie also gave me a almost daily updates on my lab work.


3.29.20 Press Release- Title VI Meal disbursement for March 30th moving forward until further notice.

29 March 2020




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


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Temporary Change to Clinic Hours

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic we have made the following adjustments to our clinic hours.Thank you for your patience while we adjust to better serve you.


Little Axe Clinic (LAC)- Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

Little Axe Pharmacy- Mon-Fri 8am-5pm, Sat & Sun 9am-5pm

Pluscare (PC)- Mon-Fri 11am-7pm, Sat & Sun 9am-5pm

Optometry- Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

Shawnee Clinic- Closed until further notice

Shawnee Pharmacy- Mon-Fri 11am-7pm, Sat & Sun 9am-1pm


All patient visits are by appointment ONLY, please call ahead.

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3.21.20 Press Release Title VI Meal disbursement for March 23-27, 2020

21 March 2020




Subject: Title VI Meal disbursement for March 23-27, 2020.


Due to the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic the Title VI meal program has made meal disbursement changes this week. In an effort to limit exposure to our elders while at the same time continuing to provide a very necessary service, we are implementing preventative measures. See the schedule below for elderly meals through the Title VI Program for the week of March 23-27th:


For homebound elders receive:

ASTHS Press Release COVID-19 response actions (3.19.20)



Subject: Corona Virus (COVID-19) Emergency Response Actions by AST Health System


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April Cooking Demo is CANCELLED

Due to the safety precautions we are taking, we are sad to announce we are cancelling the April Cooking Demonstration on April 9th. We will keep you updated about a May Cooking Demonstration. Please stay safe and wash your hands! Sincerely, the Diabetes and Wellness Team

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Talking to Children About COVID-19 (Coronavirus): A Parent Resource

As public conversations around coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) increase, children may worry about themselves, their family, and friends getting ill with COVID-19. Parents, family members, school staff, and other trusted adults can play an important role in helping children make sense of what they hear in a way that is honest, accurate, and minimizes anxiety or fear. CDC has created guidance to help adults have conversations with children about COVID-19 and ways they can avoid getting and spreading the disease.

Please read complete important information at the links below:

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ASTHS Press Release regarding COVID-19 (3.14.20)

13 March 2020


Subject:Corona Virus (COVID-19) Emergency Response Actions by AST Health System


The Absentee Shawnee Tribal Health System’s Executive Team has activated the Health System’s Emergency Operations Center (EoC) within the tribal health system with assistance of the AST Emergency Manager.

COVID-19 Check Your Health and Record Everyday Guide

This booklet of important health information is for home use purposes. There is an ongoing outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 occurring worldwide. COVID-19 is a respiratory illness caused by a virus that can spread from person to person. Click here  for a complete guide of steps to take in monitoring your health at home and see important contact information in the back of the booklet.

Tribal Community Town Hall

Congresswoman Kendra Horn is hosting a tribal community town hall on Saturday, March 14th from 1 PM to 3 PM.

NYPD Summer Camp 2020

NYPD Summer Camp is coming up in June! Native Youth Preventing Diabetes (NYPD) Camp is a diabetes prevention education program designed to provide Native American children, ages 8-12, the necessary information and encouragement to prevent obesity, metabolic syndrome and diabetes later in life. For more info contact Lisa Harrington at 405.701.7977 or email at



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