COVID-19 in Indian Country
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic has achieved Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Full Plus recognition for a diabetes prevention program.
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Oklahoma City Indian Clinic will host the 18th annual Red Feather Gala and fundraiser on November 5, 2022.
18th Annual Red Feather Gala

Oklahoma City Indian Clinic is renovating an additional building to fit the demands of a growing patient population.
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic (OKCIC)

Oklahoma City Indian Clinic wants to help men lower their risk for prostate cancer.
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic (OKCIC)

Opioid Misuse Prevention Day will be observed on August 31, 2022, to raise awareness of prescription drug misuse and promote treatment resources.
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic (OKCIC)

“The immunization schedule is designed to provide disease protection when children need it most,” said Janice Hixson, MD, Chief Medical Officer of the Oklahoma City Indian Clinic.
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic (OKCIC)

Robyn Sunday-Allen, Chief Executive Officer of Oklahoma City Indian Clinic, was recently named Oklahoma’s 2022 Mother of the Year.
Robyn Sunday-Allen

“The pandemic has caused mental health crises for many children,” said Misty Gillespie, Director of Behavioral Health at Oklahoma City Indian Clinic.
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The Indian Health Service hosts a COVID-19 media event in Anadarko, Oklahoma, on November 8, 2021.
Elizabeth Fowler

The Cherokee Nation enrolled its 400,000th tribal citizen and continues to process a historic record number of citizenship applications.

The Cherokee Nation’s Registration Office is extending its closed in-person services another month and will reopen to the public on October 4, 2021.

“Vaccination is still the best form of protection against the COVID-19 virus and the new Delta variant,” said Cherokee Nation Health Services Executive Director Dr. R. Stephen Jones.

The Cherokee Nation continues to see a rise in COVID-19 cases, with more than 1,000 reported during the week of August 15, 2021.

Due to the rising cases of COVID-19, and at the advice of medical professionals both nationally and in the Muscogee Nation Department of Health, we have made the difficult decision to cancel the 2021 Muscogee Nation Festival.

As a result of the ongoing surge of the highly contagious COVID-19 Delta variant, the Cherokee Nation is shifting to virtual activities for the 69th annual Cherokee National Holiday.

Cherokee Nation Health Services recorded 784 positive cases of COVID-19 in the tribe’s health system last week, up from 600 new cases the week before.

Oklahoma City Indian Clinic provides COVID-19 vaccines at no cost to everyone, including those who are not American Indian.
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic (OKCIC)

Cherokee Nation Health Services is seeing a surge in COVID-19 hospitalizations, with 90 percent of new COVID cases occurring among unvaccinated patients.

The Kiowa Tribe will issue $2,200 to every adult citizen, Chairman Matthew M. Komalty said. Minors will receive $1,500, plus a $550 voucher.
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Oklahoma City Indian Clinic (OKCIC), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit clinic providing health and wellness services to American Indians in central Oklahoma, promotes summer safety tips for kids.
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic (OKCIC)