Cherokee Nation Deputy Chief S. Joe Crittenden receives his flu vaccination from Randi Duncan, occupational health nurse at W.W. Hastings Hospital in Tahlequah.
Cherokee Nation health services is offering free flu vaccinations for Cherokee Nation citizens and their families, including non-Native family members living in the household.
Health officials have dozens of vaccination clinics scheduled in October and November at schools, town halls and health centers throughout the tribe’s 14-county jurisdiction.
The flu season typically runs September to March, but each year it peaks during different months. The tribe vaccinated more than 50,000 people during last year's flu season.
Vaccination clinic dates and locations are subject to change.
Following are the clinics scheduled in the Sequoyah County area.
Oct. 11 - 10:30 a.m. – noon, Evening Shade Community Center
Oct. 12 - 10:30 a.m. – noon, Marble City Nutrition Center
Oct. 16 – 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Belfonte Nutrition Center
Oct. 23 - 9 – 11 a.m., Moffett School
Oct. 24 - 7 – 10 a.m., Sallisaw Casino-employees
Octo. 25 - 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., Central Schools
Oct. 26 - 7 – 10 a.m., Roland Casino-employees
Oct. 27 - 9 – 11 a.m., Brushy School
Oct. 30 - 10:30 a.m. – noon, Marble City School
Oct. 31 - 10:30- noon, Liberty School
Nov. 2 - 10:30 – noon, Vian School
Nov. 6 - 9:30 a.m. – noon, Gore School
Nov. 7 - 9 a.m. – noon, Muldrow School
Nov. 9 - 10:30 a.m. – noon, Belfonte School
10/26/17 Webbers Falls School
Sally Maxwell, Senior News Director
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