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E-Cigarettes Shaped Like USB Flash Drives

CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health created a new four-page fact sheet, formatted as an infographic, about USB-shaped e-cigarettes and youth. It provides public health messaging about the risks of the products and actions that parents, educators, and health care providers can take to protect kids.   Given widespread reports of a rapid rise in use of

Be Sun Smart!

June 6, 2018 Dear Friends, Kids will be home soon for summer holidays, as a public service Cherokee Nation Public health (Comp Cancer Control) and health research programs are proving kid-friendly coloring pages and a simple message about being “Sun Smart.” Here are some facts about skin cancer: *  Skin cancer is the number one

Bulldog Classic 5K Set for April 14

Join us for the Bulldog Classic in Jay on April 14, 2018!  For more information or to sign up click here! Bulldog Classic Run Form 2018

2018 WINGS Schedule

To view the 2018 WINGS schedule click here The 2018 WINGS schedule now posted.  Make plans to be part of WINGS in 2018! 2018 Wings race schedule 1-31-2018 -new

First Oklahoma Case of West Nile Virus Announced for 2016 Season

For Release: June 16, 2016 Mosquito Bite Prevention Advised The first case of West Nile virus (WNV) disease for the 2016 mosquito season in Oklahoma has been confirmed in a Pittsburg County resident. In addition, collections of mosquitoes which tested positive for WNV have been previously reported by public health officials at the Tulsa and

Consumers Warned to Avoid Flour Associated with National E. coli Outbreak

The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) has joined public health officials in other states and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to investigate a nationwide outbreak of Escherichia coli O121 (E. coli) associated with certain General Mills flour products. As of May 31, a total of 38 cases in 20 states are

Cherokee Nation WIC Program Moving to New Location

Cherokee Nation News Release 918-459-5990 E-mail: communications@cherokee.org February 18, 2016 JAY, Okla.— The Cherokee Nation Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program will be moving to a new location beginning March 21 in conjunction with the move of the Sam Hider Health Center. The new address will be at 859 Melton Dr. in Jay. The Cherokee

Cherokee Nation Health Services Receives International Certification

TAHLEQUAH, Okla.— Cherokee Nation Health Services was recently awarded certification through the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), an independent international organization consisting of 162 national standards member countries, based out of Geneva, Switzerland. “ISO certification is a new concept for healthcare,” said Connie Davis, Executive Director of Cherokee Nation Health Services. “It shows not only

Cherokee Nation EMS Gets Airway Video Equipment

TAHLEQUAH, Okla.— Successful airway management is one of the most important and difficult EMS tasks paramedics often face, but Cherokee Nation EMS now has enhanced equipment to make that task a little less daunting. The new device is a video-laryngoscope, which is an instrument for performing endotracheal intubation, which displays the target anatomy on a

Asbill Joins Pediatric Care Staff at Cherokee Nation Mankiller Health Center

STILWELL, Okla.— Cherokee Nation Health Services announced this week that Tracie Asbill has joined the pediatric care staff at the Cherokee Nation Wilma P. Mankiller Health Center in Stilwell. Asbill received her Masters of Science in Nursing, specializing as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, from the University of Oklahoma in May.  She received a Bachelor of

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