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 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.

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

Graciela F.

Excellent Services, Wide Variety of Services in one location, Caring Staff and physicians, [and] Excellent Education/ Resources for Native Americans. I would recommend this clinic to others!

Sonja

Virtual Back to School Self-Care Scavenger Hunt

Take a study break and join the free and virtual “Back to School Self-Care Scavenger Hunt” hosted by the Native Connections Grant. Simply download the GooseChase App then enter game code: J54LGL. Complete daily missions surrounding self-care, study tips, and mindful activities for a chance to earn points & win prizes! For more information contact Angela Gonzalez at 405.701.7995 or agonzalez@astribe.com.

Back to School Event Shawnee

Back to School COVID-19 Testing & Vaccination Event

Pfizer vaccination available for ages 12 and up*.

Open to the public.

 

When: Tuesday, August 24th, 2021 from 5pm-7pm

Where: Shawnee Clinic Multi-Purpose Building @ 2029 South Gordon Cooper Drive Shawnee, OK 74801

For more information, contact Public Health at 405.447.0300

Back to School COVID-19 Testing & Vaccination Event

Back to School COVID-19 Testing & Vaccination Event

Pfizer vaccination available for ages 12 and up*.

Open to the public.

When: Thursday, August 19th, 2021, 5pm-7pm

Where: Little Axe Health Center, 15951 Little Axe Drive Norman, OK 73026

Contact: Public Health, 405.447.0300

Culture is Prevention Series Week 11

The Native Connections, TOR, & SASP Grants invites you to join our final event in the summer-long Culture is Prevention Series! This free and virtual basket weaving class will be led by Stephanie Comstock (Cherokee) on Friday, August 13th at 6:00 PM CST and is open to all ages. Supplies are limited for 20 participants. Register using this link: https://forms.gle/2SiX31q7JCm4jMpHA. For more information, please contact Angela Gonzalez at agonzalez@astribe.com or 405.701.7995.

Aug./Sept. COVID-19 Schedule

NOTICE AUG.-SEPT. 2021

After-Hours COVID-19 & Antibody Testing & Vaccine Clinic

For Your Visit...

  • Wear a mask (no cloth masks permitted).
  • Bring identification.
  • All clinics are open to the public, walk-in only, no appointment needed.

For Antibody Testing...

  • Be prepared to have blood drawn.
  • Testing is available to anyone ages 10+.

For Vaccine Clinic...

Culture is Prevention Series Week 10

The Native Connections & SASP Grants invites you to join our storytelling class led by Eldrena Douma (Laguna, Tewa and Hopi)! This free and virtual class is open to all ages and will be on Thursday, August 5th at 6:00 PM CST. Register using this link: https://forms.gle/XNTSEng2VHBcTS7s6. For more information, please contact Brendan McIntyre at bmcintyre@astribe.com or 405.878.4716.

Culture is Prevention Series | Week 9: Virtual Beaded Bracelet Class

The Native Connections & SASP Grants invites you to join a virtual beaded bracelet class led by Cheyenne Downey (Absentee Shawnee). This free and virtual bead class is open to all ages and will be on Thursday, July 22nd at 6:00 PM CST. Register using this link: https://forms.gle/1ZWkSVcr5gcAAbq27. For more information, please contact Angela Gonzalez at agonzalez@astribe.com or 405.701.7995.

Culture is Prevention Series Week 8

The Native Connections & SASP Grants invites you to join a virtual beaded earring class led by our Native Connections Grant Coordinator, Angela Gonzalez (Mvskoke (Creek) and Comanche). You will learn how to use the two needle flat stitch technique to make your own pair of beaded earrings! This free and virtual bead class is open to all ages and will be on Thursday, July 15th at 6:00 PM CST. Register using this link: https://forms.gle/9dVvJuF6xquMEBxj8.

Culture is Prevention Series Week 7

The SASP & Native Connections Grants invites you to  join Week 7: Working with Watercolors and Pastels of the Culture is Prevention Series led by artist, Amber DuBoise-Shepherd (Navajo, Sac & Fox, Prairie Band Potawatomi)! This virtual art class will be on Thursday, July 8th at 6:00 PM CST and open to all ages 24 & younger. Register for the art class using this link: https://forms.gle/nkkYEbFpEb8Sr9Qj9.

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