Health

ON Congress passes resolution supporting re-establishment of PRT sweat lodge

Date: April 3, 2017

The Fifth Osage Nation Congress unanimously passed a resolution supporting the re-establishment of a Native American sweat lodge for the Primary Residential Treatment (PRT) Center ...

National Native Crisis-Line launches for Native American survivors of domestic violence and dating violence

Date: March 27, 2017

StrongHearts Native Helpline is a first-of-its-kind national crisis-line specifically for Native American survivors of domestic violence and dating violence.

“The reality is that so many ...

Aquaponics Facility producing herbs, vegetables and catfish for the Osage Nation

Date: March 2, 2017

What was first announced in 2014, has become a reality. The Osage Nation’s Aquaponics Facility is successfully growing herbs, vegetables and catfish through its ...

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 ...