Health

Application deadline extended for the 2011 ON Community Challenge Grant program

Date: July 14, 2011

The application deadline for the Osage Nation’s 2011 Community Challenge Grant program has been extended to Aug. 19.

“The matching grant promotes an active ...

Retired IHS director discusses compacting Pawhuska IHS clinic

Date: April 8, 2011

A target date of Oct. 1 for the Osage Nation to compact the Pawhuska Indian Health Service clinic is a suggestion from a retired Indian ...

Osage Senior Housing recovering after blizzard woes

Date: March 3, 2011

When Helen Moreland saw water gushing into her living room in the Osage Senior Housing complex, she dialed 911.

“I didn’t know what else ...

Retired IHS official to study feasibility of contracting Pawhuska IHS clinic

Date: Dec. 15, 2010

The Osage Nation is still studying the possibility of contracting the Pawhuska Indian Health Service Clinic, according to the Executive Branch. If the Nation chooses ...

Health Benefit Card contract on schedule for 2011

Date: Dec. 8, 2010

The contract to renew the Health Benefit Card plan for 2011, which gives Osage Nation members $500 for medical expenses, is close to completion and ...

Caregivers of Osages living with Alzheimer's disease, memory loss invited to participate in study

Date: Dec. 1, 2010

Those taking care of Osage relatives and patients living with Alzheimer’s disease or those experiencing symptoms of dementia are invited to participate in a ...

Flu shots now available at Pawhuska IHS

Date: Oct. 29, 2010

Flu shots are now available at the Pawhuska IHS clinic. Osages can obtain their flu shots from 9 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday ...

Health survey: Reservation Osages report ‘poorer health’ than Osages living elsewhere

Date: Aug. 30, 2010

[Editor's note: This story was modified on Sept. 9 for clarification purposes.]

FAIRFAX, Okla. – Osages living on the tribe’s reservation tend to have ...

ON Health and Wellness Advisory Board to meet with officials about extending life

Date: Aug. 12, 2010

The Osage Nation Health and Wellness Advisory Board is planning to meet with government officials to discuss legislation which will lengthen its life. It’s ...

Health Benefit Card applications to be mailed out the end of this month

Date: Dec. 17, 2009

The health benefit card applications, which tribal officials hoped would arrive in mailboxes last month, are tentatively to be mailed out by the end of ...