Health

Osage Congress approves $4.5 million for health benefit for elders

Date: Sept. 17, 2019

In the first of several approved appropriation bills during the Tzi-Zho Session, the Sixth Osage Nation Congress passed a $4.5 million appropriation bill to ...

Bird Creek Farm builds new Aquaponics facility

Date: Aug. 8, 2019

Photo caption: A close up of some of the lettuce plants growing on July 18 at Bird Creek Farm in Pawhuska. CODY HAMMER/Osage News ...

Wah-Zha-Zhi Health Center hires two new physicians

Date: Aug. 2, 2019

Photo caption: Dr. Trudy Milner and Dr. David Ross have joined the staff of the Wah-Zha-Zhi Health Center. Courtesy Photo

The Wah-Zha-Zhi Health Center has ...

Lamsam matched with Yale Medical School for neurosurgery residency

Date: July 19, 2019

Grayhorse District’s Layton Lamsam had to miss this year’s Inlonshka, but he has a legitimate reason.

One of two applicants matched nationwide for ...

Wah-Zha-Zhi Health Clinic earns accreditation status

Date: July 9, 2019

Photo caption: The Wah-Zha-Zhi Health Center announced it achieved prestigious accreditation from the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) in June 2019. Pictured are ...

Department of Health investigating first case of measles in Okmulgee County

Date: May 15, 2019

With the summer travel season just around the corner, the number of measles cases around the country continues to climb.

Although the disease was declared ...

Congress passes amendments to Health Benefit Fund to counteract fraud

Date: May 3, 2019

Photo caption: Congresswoman Shannon Edwards at the podium, speaking on behalf of her bill ONCA 18-70, which was passed unanimously. Screenshot of Osage Nation Video ...

StrongHearts Native Helpline expands operating hours

Date: April 24, 2019

On its second year anniversary, the StrongHearts Native Helpline(1-844-7NATIVE) is announcing the expansion of its hours of operation, which are now 7 a.m ...

Wah-Zha-Zhi Health Center issues online patient handbook

Date: April 9, 2019

An online patient handbook for the Wah-Zha-Zhi Health Center is now available to the public listing information on clinic services and patient rights and responsibilities ...

White House launches task force to prevent child abuse at IHS facilities

Date: April 4, 2019

With a criminal case against a former longtime pediatrician still pending, the White House has announced a new effort to address child sexual abuse within ...