June 3, 2020

CPNHS COVID-19 pandemic update

CPNHS was well prepared to handle COVID-19 patients in the safest way possible. Our safety protocols for patients, employees and coworkers have proven highly successful and are still in place.
May 22, 2020

Space can be a good thing

While many of us long for the kind of human contact we knew in the recent past, we can still experience too much closeness at times with the people we love. I know this seems confusing, and that’s because it is! But it’s also okay.
May 22, 2020

Trying to understand each other during COVID-19

When we feel irritated, frustrated or annoyed with other people, trying to understand them and their thoughts will certainly help reduce those feelings. Almost every time we feel one of these three feelings, it is because we do not understand something about where others are coming from.
May 19, 2020

Early detection increases testicular cancer survival rate

Depending on when the disease is caught, treatment options range from outpatient surgery to radiation to chemotherapy. The latter two can impact fertility, either on a temporary or permanent basis.
May 14, 2020

Different ways of coping with COVID-19

Our purpose in all of this is to stay safe. Stay safe physically and emotionally. Those are the goals. After that, go ahead and pick up a new hobby, or stay home and do nothing; or find a balance between the two.
May 12, 2020

FireLake Wellness Center update: May 2020

Even though FireLake Wellness Center closed on March 17 due to the COVID-19 crisis, staff is still working diligently to clean the facility from top to bottom.
May 8, 2020

Information overload safety plan

While it is certainly important to stay informed, it is also important to know when to take a break and avoid information overload. Sometimes this is going to include letting people around us know when to take a break.
May 8, 2020

CPN Health Services Responds to COVID-19 pandemic

Though Oklahoma’s first COVID-19 case wasn’t identified until March 6, Citizen Potawatomi Nation Health Services (CPNHS) was already prepared.
May 7, 2020

Anxiety from restriction and re-integration

A lot of us have had anxiety about COVID-19, anxiety and/or depressive feelings from the restrictions intended for our protection, and anxiety about the re-integration to social interactions that we may have wanted for a while, which is okay.