Health

Welcome Center remains closed due to increased COVID-19 cases

Date: Jan. 21, 2022

With the continued rise in COVID-19 positive cases, the Osage Nation Welcome Center remained closed to the public as of Jan. 21.

The Nation’s ...

Nation’s new Covid policy causes concern among parents

Date: Jan. 20, 2022

An apparent Covid-19 case in the Wahzhazhe Early Learning Academy prompted officials to send home letters Wednesday advising parents in Pawhuska of a new Osage ...

WahZhaZhe Health Center working to improve phone system

Date: Jan. 20, 2022

Congresswoman Jodie Revard offered to find the funding to reopen the Nation's Domestic Violence Shelter to the tune of $200,000. CODY HAMMER/Osage ...

WahZhaZhe Health Clinic reports 41 additional cases from Jan. 12 testing event

Date: Jan. 12, 2022

Osage News File Photo. CODY HAMMER/Osage News

Covid is on the rise dramatically among Native Americans and undoubtedly others in Osage County.

After racking ...

Osage Nation sends home 57 employees with Covid; area schools move to virtual

Date: Jan. 11, 2022

The Wahzhazhe Health Center conducted mandatory employee testing Jan. 10-11. Courtesy Photo/ON Communications

Fifty-seven employees of the Osage Nation tested positive for Covid-19 during ...

Chief Standing Bear: ‘I’m not going to force you to get vaccinated for work’

Date: Jan. 5, 2022

A nurse administers a COVID-19 vaccine in April. Osage News File Photo

The Osage Nation’s accounting department had a major outbreak of Covid-19 on ...

Suicide and Domestic Violence

Date: Dec. 7, 2021

Courtesy Photo/StrongHearts Native Helpline

In Indian Country, the abusive tactics of domestic violence have their roots in colonization. Maintaining power and control of one ...

Wahzhazhe Health Center expands COVID-19 booster eligibility

Date: Nov. 23, 2021

The Wahzhazhe Health Center is expanding its COVID-19 vaccine booster eligibility to include all adults who are 18 and older in accordance with the latest ...

Man hires hitman to kill wife

Date: Nov. 9, 2021

The new offices for the Osage Nation Family Violence Prevention Department in Pawhuska. CODY HAMMER/Osage News

TULSA, Okla. – Advocacy and information could not be ...

Wahzhazhe Health Center now vaccinating children ages 5-11 against COVID-19

Date: Nov. 9, 2021

The WZZHC administers the COVID-19 vaccine outside of the clinic in a tent to ensure safety from individuals who could be exposed to the virus ...