Health

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 ...

Health Authority Board discusses idea of purchasing a mobile clinic unit

Date: March 31, 2019

In an effort to reach Osage and Native American patients in other Osage County communities, the Osage Nation Health Authority Board is considering purchasing a ...

Indian Health Service may receive additional funding for HIV/AIDS treatment

Date: March 21, 2019

Indian Health Services may be getting additional resources to address HIV and AIDS in Indian Country.

In his February State of the Union address, President ...

Health Authority Board has vacancy after the passing of board member Bill Thorne Jr.

Date: March 1, 2019

Photo caption: Bill Thorne Jr., Health Authority Board member, recently passed away. Thorne Jr. served in various capacities with the formation of the new Wah-Zha-Zhi ...

New clinic manager joins the Wah-Zha-Zhi Health Center

Date: Feb. 5, 2019

Photo caption: Daniel Sherron is the new clinic director for the Wah-Zha-Zhi Health Center. BENNY POLACCA/Osage News

The Wah-Zha-Zhi Health Center in Pawhuska is ...