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.

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

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.

ASIST Suicide Intervention Skills Training

The ASIST training is a two-day workshop for caregivers who want to feel more comfortable and competent in helping to prevent the immediate risk of suicide. Enjoy small group discussions and skills practice that are based upon adult learning principles. This event will take place on October 11th and 12th from 8:30am to 4pm at the AST Health Multipurpose Building in Shawnee. Only 30 spots available! You may enroll by contacting Jenifer Sloan at 405.878.4716 or jsloan@astribe.com.

Youth Mental First Aid Training

This 8 hour training gives adults who work with youth the skills they need to reach out and provide support to adolescents. Event will take place on Friday, Sept. 13 at 8 AM at the AST Health Multipurpose Bldg. Link to registration and code are on flyer. For more info call Behavioral Health 405.701.7987

Below is the link to register. Use promo code: TICOMP25

 

https://registration.xenegrade.com/odmhsastraininginstitute/courseDisplay.cfm?schID=2676

Little Axe Health Center Closed Thursday, 9/5/19

SPECIAL CLOSURE NOTICE FOR LITTLE AXE HEALTH CENTER for Thursday, Sept. 5th:

Due to a water issue, Little Axe Health Center will be closed(9/5). We are currently working on calling to reschedule all patient appointments at Little Axe during those times of closure.

Shawnee Clinic and PlusCare Clinic will be open for normal operations.

UPDATE: The Little Axe Pharmacy will be OPEN for prescription pick ups only. They can be reached at 405.292.9530.

We are continually working on this issue and apologize for the inconvenience. Thank you.

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Dream Catcher Class

Our MyDNA Program will be hosting a Dream Catcher Making Class. This event will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 18th at the AST Multipurpose Building in Shawnee. For more info, please contact Kasey Dean at 405.701.7993

Youth Prevention Fair

The AST Behavioral Health Grants present the 2nd annual Youth Prevention Fair. Join us for a day of health and wellness! Educating our youth and families of community resources and prevention aids. This event is open to the public! Free activities, food and prizes! For more info, please contact Margo Wahpekeche 405.701.7995

September Fitness Calendar

Get in shape with AST Diabetes Fitness Staff! Check out the September calendar for the next fitness class at the Resource Center. Sessions are also available every Wednesday and Thursday at the Little Axe Health Center. For more info please contact 405.364.7298

Diabetes & Wellness September Cooking Demo

Join us on Thursday, Sept.12th at 2 PM in the Little Ax Health Center Diabetes Demo Kitchen. Its a free event, always with samples and recipe cards! For more info please contact Diabetes & Wellness at 405.701.7977

MSPI & Native Connections Youth Hand Games

The AST Behavioral Health M.S.P.I and Native Connections Grants will be co-hosting youth hand games on Tuesday, September 17th at the Little Axe Resource Center from 6 PM to 8 PM. For more info please contact Jenifer Sloan 405.878.4716 or Ann Passarella 405.701.7987

Notice: NEW Shawnee Clinic PHARMACY Hours

Effective 8/16/2019

Shawnee Clinic Pharmacy has new hours to better serve you. 

Clinic Lobby is open from 8 AM to 7:30 PM Monday thru Friday and 9 AM to 4:30 PM Saturday

Drive Thru is open from 7:30 AM to 8 PM Monday thru Friday and 9 AM to 5 PM Saturday

CLINIC LOBBY DOORS WILL LOCK AT 7:30 PM Monday thru Friday and at 4:30 PM Saturday

Pharmacies will be closed the first Wednesday of every month from noon to 5 PM. For more info call the Shawnee Clinic at 405.878.5850

Notice To All Patients: PlusCare & Shawnee Walk-In Clinics

Thank you for allowing us to provide your care! To better serve and provide the highest quality of care, beginning July 1, 2019, the following changes take effect:

All patients who use the PlusCare and Shawnee Walk-In Clinics now need to become an established patient for their primary care within the AST Health System. These clinic services are benefits for established patients, meaning they receive their routine health care within the AST Health System. This is to ensure the best, safest, and most appropriate care possible.

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