September 13, 2019

Vaccines part of back-to-school routine for Oklahoma children

For many children across Oklahoma, back to school season generally means a new backpack, a new pair of shoes and a visit to the doctor’s office for a new round of vaccines.
September 12, 2019

Tribal health care could lessen State’s financial costs under Medicaid

A recent study produced by the group IHS - Health Care Reform in Indian Country seems to indicate that the presence of tribes can offset a significant cost to the state.
September 9, 2019

September is national Healthy Aging Month

Citizen Potawatomi Nation offers many services elders utilize to stay full of life and free of pain, and Healthy Aging Month provides an opportunity to learn how to maintain an active lifestyle and independence.
May 29, 2019

Inhalers now part of JD Bromagem’s daily routine

Nationally, about 6 million children have asthma, or roughly one in every 12. According to data compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Asthma Control Program, the pediatric numbers are slightly higher in Oklahoma.
April 25, 2019

Mortons open cannabis dispensary to give back

Brandy and Michael Morton began operating M’s Dispensary in downtown Shawnee, Oklahoma, as a way to give back to the community. They donate a portion of the company’s monthly profits to local homeless outreach efforts and offer continuing education courses to show the health benefits of cannabis.
March 28, 2019

Behavioral Health offers suicide prevention training

the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Behavioral Health Department held its first QPR suicide prevention training for Tribal employees. QPR stands for “question, persuade and refer.”
March 25, 2019

Peltier descendant brings medical expertise back home

Dr. Patrick Kennedye, member of the Peltier family, recently joined CPN Health Services as a primary care physician. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma Medical School in 2015 with the help of CPN scholarships.
March 19, 2019

National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day observed in March

American Indian and Alaska Native women are three times more likely to receive an AIDS diagnoses than their Caucasian counterparts.
February 27, 2019

Parsons joins health services staff in managing diabetes

Shelby Parsons joined CPN's Diabetes Initiative as a nurse and case manager, helping patients manage their diabetes.