Muscogee (Creek) Nation Department of Health (MCNDH) issues measles statement

Muscogee (Creek) Nation Department of Health (MCNDH) issues measles statement

OKMULGEE, Okla. — The Oklahoma State Department of Health has confirmed the first case of measles since May 2018 at Saint Francis – Glenpool Emergency Room. The case was confirmed on May 15, 2019.

The Muscogee (Creek) Nation Department of Health (MCNDH) met this morning to discuss and review internal protocols.

“At this time, Muscogee (Creek) Nation is on standby and prepared to provide all necessary services in the event a case of measles presents to one of our facilities,” Chief Medical Officer Dr. Billy Beets said.

MCNDH will continue to partner with the Oklahoma State Department of Health and local county health departments to ensure the safety of the community.

MCNDH will provide updates should the situation develop.