Community Health Representatives
The scope of service for the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Community Health Representative (CHR) is to provide health outreach services and health promotion/disease prevention services to Native Americans within their communities. The MCN CHR Program is staffed with five administrative staff, twenty-four Generalist positions and 4 transporter positions.
Currently the CHR Program provides services such as transportation, home visits, advocacy, community health education, and case management.
Service areas include: Okmulgee, Okfuskee, McIntosh, Hughes, Muskogee, Wagoner, Creek, Tulsa and eastern Seminole Counties.
Service Eligibility and Transportation Guidelines
- Reside within the Creek Nation service area.
- Have no other means or resources for transportation.
- Be an enrolled member of a federally recognized tribe.
- Have a scheduled appointment at an I.H. S. or Creek Nation health facility.
- Appointments should be called in at least ten (10) days to two (2) weeks in advance.
- All service requests for McIntosh, Hughes, Okmulgee, Okfuskee, Muskogee, Seminole and Creek counties must be called in to the Okemah Office at 918-623-1925.
- All service requests for Wagoner and Tulsa counties must be called in to the Koweta Office at 918-279-3483.
- A family member, friend or guardian must accompany any patient having a surgical procedure.
- Patients must have a written referral on file prior to transports to private facilities.
- Minors (under 18 years of age) must be accompanied by a parent(s) or legal guardian.
- Transportation is not provided to clients in nursing homes, jail, prisons or rehabilitation centers.
- All passengers are required to use seatbelts.
- Clients must be returned to the original pick-up location.
- Clients must be able to manage their own oxygen supplies
- No transports for seriously ill or anyone having chest pains, shortness of breath, active labor or other conditions requiring emergency care
Okemah, OK 74859
31870 E. Highway 51
Koweta, OK 74429