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Native Brief: TAHLEQUAH, OKLAHOMA - The Cherokee Nation announced on Monday that some services are temporarily relocating three departments currently housed in W.W. Hastings Hospital in Tahlequah to accommodate ongoing remodeling. Women, Infants and Children, Behavioral Health Services and Public Health Nursing will relocate to various sites within the city of Tahlequah.
Cherokee Nation's Women Infants and Children offices are temporarily relocating to the WIC Administration building near the Male Seminary Family Recreation Center, 886 Markoma Circle. WIC is a nutrition program aimed at pregnant or nursing women, as well as infants and children up to age 5. WIC provides participants with nutritional food and education, breastfeeding support and referrals for healthcare.
During the remodel, Cherokee Nation's Behavioral Health Services will be relocating to the Bill Willis Community Mental Health and Substance Abuse Center, 1400 Hensley Drive. Behavioral Health Services offers community-based programs promoting mental health, mental health services and substance abuse treatment.
Cherokee Nation's Public Health Nursing will also relocate temporarily to the tribe's Cancer Program office, 1200 W. Fourth St. Public Health Nurses promote, maintain and restore individual and community health through education and the health sciences.
posted September 13, 2011 8:20 am edt
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