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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

Mangrum Joins Staff at Cherokee Nation Hastings Hospital

TAHLEQUAH, Okla.— Cherokee Nation Health Services announced this week that Bobbi Mangrum has joined the healthcare staff at W.W. Hastings Hospital in Tahlequah. Mangrum received a Master’s of Science degree in Nursing from Vanderbilt University in Nashville where she graduated Magna cum laude in 2011.  She received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Oklahoma

Totani Joins Staff at Cherokee Nation Amo Health Center

SALINA, Okla.— Cherokee Nation Health Services announced this week that Dr. Dominic Totani has joined the staff at the Cherokee Nation Amo Health Center in Salina. Dr. Totani received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry degree from Oral

Cherokee Nation Offering Free Flu Shots

TAHLEQUAH, Okla.—Cherokee Nation will be offering free flu vaccinations for Cherokee Nation citizens and their non-Native family members living in the household through November to prepare for the upcoming flu season. Tribal health officials have scheduled dozens of vaccination clinics throughout the month of November in the tribe’s 14-county service area. Typically, flu season runs

Baker Joins Staff at Cherokee Nation Hastings Hospital

TAHLEQUAH, Okla.— Cherokee Nation W.W. Hastings Hospital announced this week that Dr. Jazmin Baker has joined the hospital staff in the OB/GYN department. Dr. Baker received her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and graduated Magna Cum Laude with her Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences degree from

Arrendondo Joins Cherokee Nation as Cardiologist

Cherokee Nation News Release 918-459-5990 | E-mail: communications@cherokee.org Date: October 9, 2015 Arrendondo Joins Cherokee Nation as Cardiologist TAHLEQUAH, Okla.— Cherokee Nation Health Services is pleased to announce Dr. Michael Arredondo, M.D., as cardiologist for the tribe’s healthcare system, working out of Cherokee Nation W.W. Hastings Hospital. Dr. Arrendondo received his medical degree from the University

Cherokee Nation Hastings Hospital Designated Baby Friendly

TAHLEQUAH, Okla.— Cherokee Nation W.W. Hastings Hospital has been officially designated as a baby friendly hospital by Baby Friendly USA, a world-wide program that recognizes hospitals that offer an optimal level of care for infant feeding and mother and baby bonding. “We are honored to be the first tribally operated hospital in Oklahoma designated as

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