The AST Diabetes & Wellness Program, the Native American Caregiver grant and MyDNA are teaming up to present the 2019 Youth and Senior Team Games. This event will be taken place on Friday, May 31st beginning at 9am at the AST Resource Center. For more info contact Deidre Yarbrough 405.701.7190
Due to the inclement weather, the Absentee Shawnee Tribal Health System, Same Day Clinic, PlusCare and Pharmacies are now CLOSED. The ASTHS encourages all patients to please stay safe and weather aware.
ASTHS administrative half-day is Wednesday,May 1, 2019 (first Wednesday of the month) and all AST Health facilities are closed from noon to 5:00 PM for trainings, departmental meetings and administrative tasks. Both the PlusCare and Shawnee Same Day Clinics will re-open at 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM, accepting the last patient at 8:30 PM.
Its National Mediterranean Diet Month! Join The Diabetes & Wellness Program on Thursday, May 9th @ 2pm in the AST Demo Kitchen to learn the Mediterranean way of eating. Space is limited, so reserve your spot by Monday, May 6th by calling 405.701.7977
Due to an overwhelming response for the PINS program, registration is closed. However, a wait list has been created, if your child is still interested in attending you may still send in a completed form to be placed on the list. Please call Deidre Yarbrough, RN, at 405.701.7190 for the registration form or if you have any additional questions.
Native Youth Preventing Diabetes (NYPD) will be holding its annual free healthy habits camp (ages 8-12) June 10-14, 2019 at Camp Takatoka in Choteau, OK. Youth activites will be swimming, fishing, archery, basketball, canoeing and more. Sign-ups are currently taking place until May 24th. If interested, please contact Shea at 405.701.7977 in Diabetes. AST preference will be exercised.
ASTHS will be closed for Good Friday on Friday, April 19, 2019. However, the PlusCare Clinic will be open to see walk-in patients from 9:00 A.M. till 5:00 P.M. accepting the last patient at 4:30 P.M. PlusCare is located 15702 East Sate Hwy 9, Norman, OK. Phone number is 405.447.0477. No appointment is necessary and this service is for non-emergent medical needs for those who are ages 2 years and up.
The Absentee Shawnee Tribe is hosting a free tax preparation for AST tribal citizens, widows/widowers of AST tribal citizens and employees, who meet the low-to moderate maximum income threshold of $55,000, for tax year 2018. The location is at the Shawnee Clinic's Multi-purpose building, 2029 South Gordon Cooper Drive, every Saturday morning from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Please bring all tax documents, photo identification for each adult, social security cards for all intended to be listed on forms, 1099's, W-2's, 1099-R's, medical and dental expenses, the previous year's taxes and receipts for any charitable donations.
ASTHS administrative half-day is Wednesday, April 3, 2019 (first Wednesday of the month) and all AST Health facilities are closed from noon to 5:00 PM for trainings, departmental meetings and administrative tasks. Both the PlusCare and Shawnee Same Day Clinics will re-open at 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM, accepting the last patient at 8:30 PM.
ASTHS Health Administration announces on April 1st through April 30th, the 2019 Summer Internship Program will be accepting applications from Native American students ages 16-22 who are interested in seeking a future career in the health field. Students will gain valuable insight in this 8-week, paid program. Applicants must be available Tuesdays through Thursdays/20 hours a week and carry a GPA of 3.0 at the time of application. The actual internship program begins June 3rd and will run through July 26th. Application information can be located on the AST tribal website at www.astribe.com under Employment Opportunities. Please submit a cover letter and resume along with employment application. If you have any questions, please contact Dayna Dick at AST Health Human Resource office at 405.701.7638.