Announcements

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.

It is not too early to start thinking about summer activities for your kiddos.  The Native American youth PINS 5 program will begin registering students from April 1st through May 10th on a first come, first serve basis (space is limited). Native American youth ages 10-14 who live within Oklahoma, Pottawatomie and Cleveland counties are welcomed. The camp begins June 4th and runs through June 27th, meeting every Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00 A.M. till 4:00 P.M.

The Absentee Shawnee Tribe Election Commission will be holding its annual Primary Election on Saturday, March 16, 2019 from 8 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the tribal complex and AST Resource Center. The Absentee Shawnee Tribal Health System, including Same Day Clinic, PlusCare Clinic and Resource Center's Fitness Gym will be closed for Primary Election.

The Absentee Shawnee Tribal Health System (ASTHS) is always looking to improve healthcare and as part of this improvement and new convenience, Little Axe Health Center will begin offering  patients a fast, easy, and secure way of checking-in for appointments through touchscreen kiosks beginning March 11, 2019.  The kiosks will allow patients to self-check-in for their appointments.  Patients will be able to update their contact information, scan card information, sign and accept consents, complete forms and questionnaires, and pay for any required co-pays.   The Little Axe Health Center’s k

The Absentee Shawnee Tribe is hosting a 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 of this free service is at the Shawnee Clinic's Multi-purpose building, 2029 South Gordon Cooper Drive, every Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday mornings from 9:00 a.m.

The Executive Committee has agree to close all businesses (complex closed) on Thursday, February 28, 2019, in honor of the Absentee Shawnee Tribe's first Governor under the AST's modern constitution, John Sloat. Governor Sloat started the pathway of our tribe in many areas.  He served in the Korean War and 2 tours in the Vietnam War.   He served his country with pride and honor earning several high commendations that included 2 silver stars and 2 bronze stars.

Due to the impending inclement weather, the Absentee Shawnee Tribal Health System will be CLOSED at NOON today 2/19. This includes PlusCare and Shawnee Clinic Extended Hours. The ASTHS encourages all patients to please stay safe and weather aware.

The February monthly health board meeting will be held Tuesday, February 19, 2019, beginning at 8:30 A.M. at the Little Axe Health Center's Conference Rooms A & B, 15951 Little Axe Drive, Norman OK.  Meeting is open to the public.

ASTHS will be closed Monday, February 18, 2019, in observance of President's Day. Please check your medications for needed refills to avoid untimely prescription delays. The PlusCare Clinic in Little Axe will be available for acute walk-ins only, with operating hours from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM accepting the last patient at 4:30 PM.

ASTHS administrative half-day is Wednesday, February 6, 2019 (first Wednesday of the month) and all AST Health facilities are closed from noon to 5 PM for trainings, departmental meetings and administrative tasks. Both the PlusCare and Shawnee Same Day Clinics will re-open at 5 PM to 9 PM, accepting the last patient at 8:30 PM.

The fractionation education presentation scheduled for Saturday, February 2nd, for Absentee Shawnee Tribal citizens has been postposed until further notice.

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