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Health Services Administration

 HEALTH SERVICES

 

 

The Wichita and Affiliated Tribes partner with Indian Health Service (IHS) and the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS)  to provide quality healthcare to Wichita enrolled members as well as the Native American communities within the following counties: Caddo, Comanche, Cotton, Grady, Harmon, Jackson, Jefferson, Kiowa, Stephens and Tillman.

 

Health Services Staff May 2019

 

The Health Services staff from left:  Robin White, SDPI Program Coordinator; Paula Anderson, Health Services Administrator; Janny Williams, Health Receptionist/Administrative Assistant for the Operations & Maintenance Program; Kali Alexander, Chemical Dependency/Mental Health Counselor; Fran Harrison, CHR/EMS Director; Shannon Buckner, CHR/First Responder; Michelle Hummingbird, Patient Transporter; Terry Tartsah, Jr., Health and Fitness Program Technician.

 

  • Our first objective is to provide education on nutrition, provide awareness of possible health risks to avoid, and to provide physical activities as a preventative measure against chronic diseases including diabetes.

 

  • Our second objective is to provide an assessment to those clients with a chemical dependency and/or mental health issue and help utilize resources to rehabilitate those individuals.

 

Wichita Health Services now offers Soonercare (Oklahoma Medicaid) Enrollment. To find out the latest Wichita Health Services events and information, read the Wichita Health Services monthly newsletter. 

 

The Wichita and Affiliated Tribes Health Services and staff consists of the following personnel:

 

Paula Anderson: Health Services Administrator 

 

Fran Harrison: CHR/EMS Director

 

Shannon Buckner: CHR Generalist/Emergency Medical Responder

 

Michelle Hummingbird: Patient Transporter

 

Kali Alexander, Chemical Dependency/Mental Health Counselor

 

Janny Williams: Health Receptionist/Administrative Assistant for the Operations & Maintenance Program

 

Robin White: Program Coordinator for Special Diabetes Program for Indians (SDPI)

 

Terry Tartsah, Jr., Health & Fitness Program Technician

 

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IMPORTANT HEALTHLINES

 

Oklahoma Safeline: 1-800-522-7233

 

Suicide Prevention Helpline: 1-800-273-8255

 

Mental Health Recovery: 405-522-3856

 

Substance Abuse Recovery: 405-522-2347

 

Oklahoma Center for Poison & Drug Information: 1-800-222-1222

https://oklahomapoison.org/

 

Office on Smoking and Health: 1-800-232-4636

https://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/

 

SoonerCare Line: 405-522-7300

http://www.okhca.org/individuals

 

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services: 1-800-633-4227

www.cms.gov

 

Lawton Indian Health Services (IHS): 580-354-5000

 

Anadarko Indian Health Services (IHS): 405-247-7900

 

Carnegie Indian Health Services (IHS): 580-654-1100