Official Opening of Okemah Creek Nation Community Hospital set for May 10

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 8, 2018

OKEMAH, Okla. – The Okemah Creek Nation Community Hospital will be opening at the new location, 1800 E. Coplin Rd. Okemah, Okla., at 7:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 10, 2018.

This will include: Emergency Room, Lab, X-Ray, Inpatient, Surgery and Outpatient Specialty Clinic.

Muscogee (Creek) Nation held the Ribbon Cutting and Dedication of the new facility on March 2, 2018 and will officially open the hospital portion in full operation on Thursday, May 10, 2018.

The new facility is more conveniently accessible for patients located just off the south side of Interstate 40.

The hospital not only serves Native Americans with CDIB cards but is also open to the general public and is only one of two Indian-owned hospitals in Oklahoma that serves the general public. The other hospital is the MCN Medical Center in Okmulgee, Okla.

The state of the art facility is a landmark for the Nation as it replaces the previous community hospital, which was purchased by the MCN in 1977 as the first tribal-owned hospital in the U.S. through the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act and through partnership with Okfuskee County.

Okemah Dental Clinic will continue to provide services at their current site located at 1509 W. Columbia Okemah, Okla.

The phone number, 918-623-1424, will remain the same.

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