Health

Wah-Zha-Zhe Health Center CEO discusses higher risk of COVID-19 infections among Native Americans

Date: Feb. 18, 2021

As efforts continue to distribute the COVID-19 vaccinations nationwide, the Wah-Zha-Zhe Health Center is asking Osages and Native Americans to consider receiving the vaccine due ...

Icy roads delay Pfizer second dose vaccinations at Wah-Zha-Zhe Health Center

Date: Feb. 10, 2021

Photo caption: Wah-Zha-Zhe Health Center patients, age 30 and older, wait to receive their COVID-19 vaccination at a Saturday event held at the Osage Nation ...

WZZHC hosting second COVID-19 vaccination event for patients age 30 and older

Date: Feb. 5, 2021

The Osage Nation Health Services Wah-Zha-Zhe Health Center is hosting a second COVID-19 vaccine event on Saturday, Feb. 6 for clinic patients age 30 and ...

Osage Casino officials discuss COVID-19 vaccine opportunities

Date: Feb. 2, 2021

Osage Casinos is working on more plans to have the COVID-19 vaccine available to its employees, according to management discussion at the January Gaming Enterprise ...

Principal Chief Standing Bear gives Health Benefit update during special session

Date: Feb. 1, 2021

As the Seventh Osage Nation Congress convened for its Jan. 15 special session to consider amending the Health Benefit law, Principal Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear ...

WZZHC hosts drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination event for patients age 55 and older

Date: Jan. 28, 2021

Photo caption: Wahzhazhe Health Center staff work to administer the Moderna vaccine to WHC patients, age 55 and older on Jan. 23 at the Osage ...

WahZhaZhe Health Center hosting Jan. 23 COVID-19 vaccine event for patients age 55 and older

Date: Jan. 21, 2021

The Osage Nation Health Services WahZhaZhe Health Center is hosting a drive-through COVID-19 vaccination event for patients and eligible patients age 55 and older on ...

Volunteers sought for statewide COVID-19 vaccination effort

Date: Jan. 20, 2021

The Oklahoma Medical Reserve Corps is seeking medical and non-medical volunteers to support COVID-19 vaccination efforts at more than 50 points of vaccine locations statewide ...

Elders can experience Domestic Violence

Date: Jan. 19, 2021

A Native American is usually considered an elder when they are above the age of 60 to 65, although it varies from tribe to tribe ...

ON Congress passes Health Benefit law amendments, allowing two years of accruals for elders

Date: Jan. 18, 2021

During its Jan 15 special session, the Seventh Osage Nation Congress unanimously approved amendments to the Health Benefit Act to clarify the enrollment period, to ...