Events

Please join us for our first healthy cooking demo set for Thursday, February 8th at 2:00 P.M. in the Diabetes & Wellness demo kitchen at Little Axe Health Center, Norman, OK.  This new monthly event is open to  all (patients, employees and community members alike). Due to limited space please RSVP to the Diabetes & Wellness Program at 701-7977 by Tuesday, February 6th.  Free recipe cards & samples provided.
The Oklahoma Blood Institute, in partnership with the ASTHS Public Health Nursing Department, will be sponsoring a blood drive Monday, January 29, 2018.  OBI will be setting up their bloodmobile near the AST Shawnee Clinic from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM.  To schedule an appointment for your donation, please call Ms. Chelsea Cope at 405.878.5850 or you can visit the OBI website and schedule through their "Find a Blood Drive" link.  Photo ID is required.
On Friday, September 22, 2017, the Absentee Shawnee Tribal Health System will be hosting a Continuing Medical Education Conference for medical professional staffers.  Due to our health professional staff's attendance , the clinics will be unavailable to see patients from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM; however, the drive-thru pharmacies at both Little Axe Health Center and Shawnee Clinic will be open to dispense patient refills. PlusCare and Shawnee Clinic Extended Hours will open at 5:00 PM and remain open until 9:00 PM to receive walk-ins needing acute care. Last patient will be accepted at 8:30 PM.
It is that time of year again and we want to help you with free dental and vision screenings as well as sports physicals for your child!   Visit our PlusCare Clinic, 15702 East State Highway, Norman, OK, on Thursday, August 10, 2017 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM.  No appointment required and this is free to all youth ages 18 and younger.   We will have healthy snacks to sample, free popcorn, free Kona Ice and free MyDNA backpacks (limited supply) and goody bag. 
AST Cultural Preservation department's upcoming event IndigeNerd! Native Arts Festival & Comic Con​ at Thunderbird Casino Event Center (Norman location) is Sunday July 30th from 11:00 AM-4:00 PM.  This event is free, open to public and for all ages!  There are various special guests scheduled.  Panelists will have booths to sell prints of their artwork, comics, and apparel! The booth circuit also includes arts and crafts, and informational tidbits from different tribal organizations. Please check out their website, http://www.indigenerd.net , for more information.
The Absentee Shawnee Diabetes and Wellness Program will be hosting its annual Junior Olympics (for grades 1 to 5) on Saturday, June 10, 2017.  The event will be held at the Absentee Shawnee Resource Center, 1970 156th Avenue NE, Norman, Oklahoma.  Youth events will begin at 9:00 A.M.  To register or if you have additional questions, please contact Buster Bread at 405.364.7298
Turn in your unused or expired medication(s) for safe disposal at the Absentee Shawnee Tribal Police Department on April 28, 2017, from 11 AM to 3 PM.  This is a partnership sponsored by the MyDNA (My Drug-Free Native America) Program/Partnership for Success.  Also, there will be free medication lock boxes - making them available to protect your children, your family and the environment.  For more information, please call 405.701.7993.
The Oklahoma Blood Institute has been "Saving the Lives of Oklahomans since 1977" and they will be visiting the AST Shawnee Clinic on Friday, April 28, 2017, from 9 AM to noon.  If you would like to sign up, please email Ms. Chelsea Cope at ccope@astribe.com or call 405.878.5850 or just look for the bloodmobile.  Please come and help us reach our goal!
AST Health Day for AST members is to be held on Friday, April 28, 2017 from 8 am to 5 pm. Appointments preferred but walk-ins are welcomed.  Please use CODE: ASTHEALTHDAY at registration for:  acute medical care at Shawnee Clinic Same-Day & PlusCare Clinic, dental at Little Axe Health Center's Dental Department and for vision at the Optometry Department at the PlusCare Clinic building.  These services are not in lieu of your regular, more comprehensive medical, dental or vision appointments but to offer additional access for our AST members.
Please contact Ms. Chelsea Cope at ccope@astribe.com to sign up for the blood drive on Friday, January 20, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM.
Absentee Shawnee Tribal Health System Blood Drive In Honor of Rachel Scott Monday, October 3 3 - 7 PM Double Conference Room For more information contact Marla Throckmorton at 405.878.4702 To donate $10 to Global Blood Fund text BLOOD to 52000 Donors Get a choice of OU or OSU t-shirt and will be entered to win a pair of BEDLAM 2016 tickets!* Photo ID required 877.340.8777 Oklahoma Blood Institute obi.org For Text 2 Give terms and conditions, visit www.globalbloodfund.org/help/Text-2-Give *While supplies last; blood donation not required to enter drawing; last day to donate and qualify to win the Bedlam tickets is November 27, 2016

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