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Focus Group Opportunity: HPV Perceptions

Cherokee Nation Public Health will be conducting focus groups over the next couple of months at the following clinics: Hastings, Sam Hider Health Center, RedBird Smith Health Center, Vinita Health Center, and Wilma P. Mankiller Health Center. We are looking to recruit American Indian/Alaska Native parents of children ages 9-17 years and who use Cherokee

Free Smoking Cessation Classes

Ready to quit? Classes are open to ALL Community Members.  You DO NOT have to be Native American to enroll.   For further information:     Contact:  PHE Cindy Tuder  918- 253-1763 Click on the image to view larger and print.


Measles is a highly contagious, viral illness. Click on the fact sheet to download and to stay informed!

SYNC Dance Class/Exercise Night

The [SYNC] Spavinaw Youth Neighborhood Center has a dance class/exercise night on Tuesdays and Thursday nights beginning at 6:00pm until 7:00pm everyone is invited to come out and get their groove on, sometimes we workout to Robin trotter Hickman/Denise Austin, sometimes we just make up our own routine. You can work at your own pace

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

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