• Get your vaccs straight

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    Darren DeLaune/Reporter Chief Medical Officer advises vaccination best way to prevent disease OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — The measles are back. Numerous cases have been recently reported in both the northwest and northeast parts of the U.S. Hawaii reported two cases of measles from people who traveled from the state of Washington to the Aloha state. According

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  • Crisis text line agreement passed through committee

    Crisis text line agreement passed through committee0

    Liz Gray/Reporter Amendments regarding campaign literature made during HEW  OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — A Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council Health, Education and Welfare Committee meeting was held Jan. 14 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. All passed legislation will go before the full Council during the quarterly session Jan. 26. HEW addressed the following legislation, the

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  • Rising vapor

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    “People think it is safer than smoking, but we really don’t know how it’s going to affect their health years from now.” – Muscogee (Creek) Nation Tobacco Prevention Program Specialist Arlene Davis

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  • Mullin amendment to fund IHS through shutdown blocked

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    Jason Salsman/Multimedia Producer OK Congressman’s ‘Pay Our Doctors’ Act defeated 8-4 WASHINGTON — An amendment to the Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2019 that would have guaranteed funding for Indian Health Services for a full fiscal year, despite the partial government shutdown, has been blocked. The amendment, H.R. 195 or the ‘Pay Our Doctors Act,’ was

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  • Medical card confusion

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    Kevin Barnett/Reporter Medical marijuana process explained OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Oklahoma became the 30th state to legalize the use of marijuana for medical purposes in June 2018 with the passing of State Question 788. Not surprisingly, there has been much confusion regarding the program since, as it has gone through multiple modifications since it’s passage. Sarah

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  • Amendments made to election procedures

    Amendments made to election procedures0

    Liz Gray/Reporter Approval of precinct sites postponed indefinitely OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — A Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council Health, Education and Welfare Committee meeting was held Dec. 3 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. All passed legislation will go before the full Council during the regular session Dec. 15. Audio of the session is available at:

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