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The CPN Health Services will be open for business Friday and Saturday during the Family Reunion Festival. Established patients can call and schedule appointments during
Festival and most departments will be accepting new patients. Those interested in having appointments are encouraged to schedule them as soon as possible at  405-273-5236 as space is limited.

Tribal members are encouraged to tour the health services facilities around the Tribal grounds and the two CPN Health Clinics where departments will distribute patient education materials and prizes.

To see a map of Festival, click here.

Behavioral Health Clinic: Located behind the CPN East Clinic on Fr. Joe Murphy Drive, clinic staff will offer patient education and refreshments.

Business and Contract Health: The department’s office has moved to a brand new building located behind the West Clinic on Interstate 40 behind the Grand Casino Hotel and Resort. CPN members are encouraged to stop in, grab refreshments and take a tour of the new building.

CPN Wellness Center

CPN Wellness Center services: “We are doing a superhero theme this year at the wellness center during Family Reunion Festival,” said Manager Leslie Cooper. “We will host the annual 5K run or walk at 7 a.m. on Saturday. We will also have diabetes bingo and hand out fresh fruit and water during the three day event.”

Betty Nicholson, CPN Dietitian, will be present all weekend giving out valuable information about diabetes.

“Kids are encouraged to come play diabetes bingo because they are at risk just like adults,” said Nicholson.

Also at the wellness center CPN RN Certified Foot Care Nurse, Chris Jolley, will host a foot care Q&A. Employees will offer Tanita Body Fat Analysis and will have a photo booth on site. CPN Physical Therapist, James Bailey will provide handouts and a Q&A about the physical therapy program.

Dietitians and healthy living: CPN Dietitians Torie Fuller MS RD/LD and Rochelle Plummer MS RD/LD will host a cooking demonstration for all ages on Saturday at the
wellness center. The two will also be handing out free produce from the CPN Community Garden at the Festival grounds and at the childhood wellness event.

Community Health Representatives: CHRs will operate a first aid booth at the Festival grounds where licensed staff offer first aid needs to attendees. The first aid tent hours are Friday and Saturday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

CPN East Clinic

East Clinic Benefits and Intake: Staff will check patients in and hand out prizes to visitors. Blood pressure checks: Nursing staff will offer blood pressure checks in the East clinic.

Dental Clinic: Out of town patients can call and establish dental care at the new dental clinic office at 405- 273-6337 while a limited number of spots are reserved for walk-ins. The dental staff will also have a table set up with oral health education and free goodie bags filled with hygiene supplies.

Mammography and ultrasound: Both services are available to CPN members who have already established care with one of CPN health providers. These visits will require a provider appointment. Established CPN patients needing a mammogram must call and make an appointment and bring previous records with them.

Clinic Laboratory: Staff will offer tours of the labs at each location with handouts from the instrument manufacturers for patient education.

Medical Records: Staff will be handing out prizes, answering questions and directing members where to go.

Optometry Clinic: Clinic staff will see new patients and distribute prizes. Tribal members are encouraged to stop by and see the brand new optometry equipment and selection of frames.

Public Health: Having taken the theme of “Gathering the Family for Food” this year, the department has compiled a cookbook from the patrons and employees of the CPN Health Services that will be handed out to CPN members on a first come, first serve basis. The title of the cookbook will be the “Three Sisters Cookbook.”

The Public Health staff also made aprons that will be drawn for at the end of the day on Saturday. The aprons will be mailed to the winner after Festival.

Elders’ Nutrition Program: Doors are closed Friday of Festival so staff have time to prepare all the meals for Festival weekend. Dinner will be served at the festival grounds Friday night. Saturday will include breakfast lunch and dinner and Sunday breakfast and lunch will be available.

CPN West Clinic

West Clinic Staff will greet visitors at the door with prizes, snacks and refreshments. They will answer questions and direct members in the right direction for their needs.

West Clinic Lab: Clinic staff will offer tours of the lab with handouts from the instrument manufacturers for patient education.

“We welcome everyone to come and see how much the CPN Health Services have grown to meet the needs of our CPN tribal members,” said CPN East Clinic Manager,
Brandee Smith. “We wish everyone a memorable and safe CPN Festival 2015.”

For more information please contact the CPN East Clinic at 405-273-5236.