Health

Indian Country provisions within Affordable Care Act discussed at UINOKT quarterly meeting

Date: Feb. 22, 2017

The U.S. Congress is set to repeal or amend the Affordable Care Act and tribes are closely watching.

At a Jan. 30 meeting of ...

Healthy choices for the next generation

Date: Feb. 9, 2017

Experts say children who consume food and drinks loaded with added sugars are more likely to face health risks such as increased weight, diabetes and ...

Chief Standing Bear signs proclamation in support of National Stalking Awareness Month

Date: Jan. 26, 2017

Osage Nation Principal Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear signed a proclamation for the Nation to recognize January as National Stalking Awareness Month. 

The National Stalking Awareness ...

Health Authority Board aims to improve health services

Date: Jan. 26, 2017

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. – The Osage Nation Health Authority Board is gathering public feedback as part of its strategic planning that could mean changes to services provided ...

2017 enrollment and re-enrollment forms available for ON health benefit card program

Date: Jan. 17, 2017

With the 2017 calendar year underway, the Osage Nation is informing interested constituents of the health benefit card program available to enrolled Osages for assistance ...

Wah-Zha-Zhi Health Center receives support funding for public health accreditation efforts

Date: Jan. 17, 2017

The Osage Nation’s Wah-Zha-Zhi Health Center is receiving a $10,500 award from the National Indian Health Board to be used toward preparing and ...

New Osage law restricts Wah-Zha-Zhi Health Center revenue to health-related spending

Date: Dec. 8, 2016

With management of the Wah-Zha-Zhi Health Center now transferred to the Osage Nation, the clinic operations spurred another revenue source for the Nation, but the ...

Standing Bear appoints health care professional to ON Health Authority Board

Date: Oct. 31, 2016

A seasoned health care facility professional is now serving on the Osage Nation Health Authority Board after being appointed by Principal Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear ...

Escaping the silos

Date: Oct. 24, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS — If the saying is true: “You are what you eat,” then good nutrition is imperative for healthy communities.

The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC ...

New Fairfax center receiving fire code modifications, opening delayed

Date: Oct. 18, 2016

FAIRFAX, Okla. – Due to necessary building modifications to meet fire codes, the Osage Nation’s child care and senior center will not open until January ...