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ASTHS Student Internship 2018

Beginning March 26th, the Absentee Shawnee Tribal Health System will be accepting applications for the 2018 Youth Summer Internship Program.   The program introduces participants to the variety of professions and techical careers, in tribal health.  The 8-week program is for Native American, high school, college or vo-tech bound students ages 16 to 22 with a GPA of 3.0 or above.  Applicants must be available up to 20 hours per week, Tuesday through Thursday during regular business hours.  There are 5 positions available beginning June 4-July 27, 2018.  Please visit

New Location for Shawnee Clinic Behavioral Health

Shawnee Clinic Behavioral Health has now offically moved to their new location to the little yellow house at the Absentee Shawnee Tribal Health Complex.  They are still organizing offices/meeting spaces and ASTHS is excited for this growing department.  For an appointment or for additional information about their services, please call between 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. at (405)878-4716 and their address is 2029 South Gordon Cooper Drive, Shawnee, OK, 74801.

Shawnee Clinic Behavioral Health is Moving!

The Shawnee Clinic's Behavioral Health Department will be moving their offices to a new location the week of February 26th.  Their new offices will be located at the renovated little yellow house on the tribal complex.  They will have the same phone number but during this transition, it will be out of service.  If you need to contact SC Behavioral Health please leave a message with the clinic operator at (405)878-5850 and someone from the department will return your call.

AST Health Open 2/23

The Absentee Shawnee Tribal Health System will be open normal business hours on Friday, February 23, 2018.  The PlusCare Clinic and Shawnee Clinic Same Day/walk-in services will also be open normal business hours from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM accepting the last patient at 8:30 PM.  

Inclement Weather Closure for AST Health 2/22

Due to the unfavorable weather and road conditions for Thursday, February 22, 2018, the Absentee Shawnee Tribal Health System will be closed.  This closure is to include the PlusCare Clinic, Shawnee Clinic Same Day Extended Hour walk-in services and both tribal pharmacies.  We apologize for the inconvience, we must consider the travel safety of both our patients and health employees to our rural locations.  Please continue to check the AST Health website or Facebook at Absentee Shawnee Tribal Health or Absentee Shawnee Little Axe Health Center for the latest information about potential open

Inclement Weather Closure for AST Health 2/21

The Absentee Shawnee Tribal Health System, including the PlusCare Clinic and Shawnee Clinic's walk-in services, will be closed Wednesday, February 21, 2018.  The closure is due to the inclement weather in the surrounding areas.  Please continue to check this website for continued updates regarding our openings, delays or closures.  Please also follow us on Facebook at Absentee Shawnee Tribal Health.

Weather Closing for All of AST Health 2/20

The Absentee Shawnee Tribe and the Absentee Shawnee Tribal Health System will be closed beginning at noon on Tuesday, February 20, 2018.  This is due to the severity of weather conditions which has moved into the local area.  The closure will affect walk-in services for PlusCare Clinic and Shawnee Clinic Extended Hours.   These services will also be closed tribal at noon.  For Absentee Shawnee Tribal members only, if you have questions regarding an immediate illness, the nurse phone line is availabe if you have questions at (405)447-0300 and please follow the voice prompts.   In the event o

Delayed Clinic Openings 2/10

Due to the impending weather predicted for the surrounding areas for Saturday, February 10th, the PlusCare Clinic and Shawnee Clinic Extended Hour services will experience a delay in opening.  Both clinics will open at 12:00 PM and remain open until 5:00 PM (accepting the last patient at 4:30 PM).  During times of unpredicatable weather, please be sure to call ahead to check for possible clinic closures or delays.  PlusCare Clinic at (405)447-0477 or Shawnee Clinic Extended Hours at (405)878-5850.

President's Day 2/19/2018

The Absentee Shawnee Tribal Health System will be closed on Monday, February 19, 2018 in observance of President's Day.  The PlusCare Clinic will be open 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, accepting the last walk-in patient of the day at 4:30 PM.   PlusCare is a non-emergent (one-time occurance or short term illness/injury), walk-in clinic.  If you are a new patient, please view our website for required documents, to bring with you.  PlusCare is located at 15702 East State Highway 9, Norman, OK  73026 and the phone number is (405)447-0477.

Caregiver Elder Valentine Program

The AST Caregiver Program will be hosting a special evening honoring Native Elders and Caregivers. The event will be held Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at the Shawnee Clinic Multi-purpose Building from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM.  The invitation is extended  Native Elders who are ages 55 and over plus one guest of their choosing.  It is recommended to come in your Sunday best or traditional attire if you would like to partake in the professional photo session offered to attending Elders.  Dinner and a program will follow with special guest speaker Mashell Sourjohn of AARP.  RSVP is required by Februar


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