Health Centers & Hospitals

Three Rivers Health Center, Muskogee

Three Rivers Health Center

1001 S 41st Street East

Muskogee, OK 74403 • 918-781-6500


This clinic began in 1993 in a small rented office on Main Street. The Cherokee Nation Women Infant and Children’s (WIC) Program and Public Health Nursing provided immunizations and well-child checks. More services were added and a building close to Muskogee Regional Hospital was leased in 1997.

In August, 2002, the clinic was moved to a third location. At that time the staff included a full-time physician, a full-time Family Nurse Practitioner, a part-time pediatrician and supporting staff. In spite of slightly more available space the clinic’s focus remained limited to women and children’s health care.

Sensing the need for a broader scope of services and to reduce the burden of outpatient services at the W.W. Hastings Hospital, the tribe entered into a Joint venture Program with the Indian Health Service to construct a facility with the appropriate size and scope of services for its service population. The Joint Venture Construction Program allowed the Cherokee Nation to receive dollars for staffing and operations. The Three Rivers Health Center is more than 100,000 sq. ft. and is the largest center in the Cherokee Nation system. During FY 2009 there were 70,764 outpatient visits.

Scope of Service:
Medical, Pediatrics, Podiatry, Dental, Optometry, Physical Therapy, Pharmacy with mail order service, Laboratory, Radiology, Nutritional Services, Mammography, Public Health Nursing, WIC, Health Promotion Disease Prevention, Contract Care, Behavioral Health, Rheumatology and translation services in the Cherokee language. The clinic offers specialty clinics for diabetic and dermatology care. In addition there are plans to add genetics services in the near future.

Dental Clinic Operation of Hours 7 am-5:30 pm

Sam Hider Health Center
859 E. Melton Dr. 

Jay, OK 74346 • 918-253-4271 • Toll Free: 877-293-4271

The Jay clinic moved to its present site in 2016, after being located in the former community hospital facility since 1989. The new 42,000-square foot, state-of-the-art facility doubles the size of the former clinic facility. It offers a physical therapy department for the first time, in addition to adding space for primary care, dental, optometry, radiology, behavioral health, public health nursing, pharmacy, laboratory, nutrition, WIC and diabetes care services. In 2015, the health center had more than 77,000 patient visits.

Scope of Service:
The clinic provides Medical, Dental, Lab, Radiology, Public Health, WIC, Nutrition, Contract Care, Pharmacy with mail order, Behavioral Health, Optometry, Community Health Service and Mammography.

Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.
Dental Clinic Operation of Hours 7:00am-5:30pm

Will Rogers Health Center

1020 Lenape Drive

Nowata, OK 74048 • 918-273-7500 


Originally named the Nowata Primary Health Care Clinic, that facility was housed in a very small building. It was relocated in 1997 to a location within the community’s industrial park. While this facility offered more space, community demands quickly outgrew the new location. As a result, the tribe undertook the construction of a brand new state of the art facility to meet growing demands and better serve its citizens. The new 25,500 square foot facility opened its doors in December 2007 as the Will Rogers Health Center. The current building provided 26,613 outpatient visits during FY 2009.

Scope of Service:
Medical, Public Health Nursing, Laboratory, Pharmacy with mail order and drive-through services, WIC, Community Health Representatives, Behavioral Health Services, Radiology, Limited Optometry, Nutritional Services, Health Promotion Disease Prevention, and, Contract Care. In addition we are offering specialty clinics for diabetics.

Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

A-Mo Health Center

900 N Owen Walters Blvd.

Salina, OK 74365 • 918-434-8500 


The clinic at Salina is located on ten acres of land where, it is said, Cherokees and other people came to trade for salt. The name, A-Mo, is Cherokee for “The Salt Place.” The clinic was opened in April of 1996 and has 28,840 square feet of floor space. During FY 2009 there were 45,297 outpatient visits.

Scope of Service:
The clinic provides Medical, Pediatrics, Public Health Nursing, Laboratory, Pharmacy with mail order, Community Nutrition, Radiology, WIC, Optometry, Behavioral Health, Mammography, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Dental and Contract Health.

Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Dental Clinic Operation of Hours 7am-5:30pm

Redbird Smith Health Center

301 S. J.T. Stites Blvd

Sallisaw, OK 74955 • 918-775-9150 • Toll Free: 888-797-9159


This facility was the first Indian health clinic to be constructed "from the ground up" under Cherokee Nation management. Located on five acres at the edge of Sallisaw city limits, The floor space at this clinic is 21,945 square feet. In 2007 the Annex Building was added to the existing site. This new building is 11,444 sq. ft and is built to increase the capacity of the current health center. All services that are not imperatively connected to the clinic have been moved into the new facility. There were 71,960 outpatient visits in FY09.

Scope of Service:
The clinic provides Medical, Dental, Optometry, Radiology, Behavioral Health, Public Health Nursing, Health Promotion Disease Prevention, Pharmacy with mail order, Laboratory, Nutrition, WIC and Contract Care.

Hours of Operation:
Clinic: Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

Dental Clinic Operation of Hours 7:00am-5:30pm


Wilma P. Mankiller Health Center

Hwy 51 East

Stilwell, OK 74960 • 918-696-8800 • Toll Free: 877-747-8800

The Wilma P. Mankiller Health Center is the third largest of the tribally-operated outpatient clinics and was initially planned to be the baseline from which all other health services were measured. It has 37,750 square feet of floor space. During FY 2012 there were 112,273 outpatient visits.

Scope of Service:
The clinic provides outpatient medical services including pediatrics and internal medicine, Dental, Optometry, Physical Therapy, Pharmacy with mail order, Laboratory, Radiology, Nutritional Services, Mammography, Health Promotion Disease Prevention, Public Health Nursing, WIC, Contract Care, Behavioral Health, and translation services in the Cherokee language.

Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
Dental Clinic Operation of Hours 7:00am-5:30pm

Vinita Health Center

27371 S. 4410 Rd.

Vinita, OK 74301 • 918-256-4800

866-939-0008 Pharmacy Refill


The Vinita Health Clinic opened its doors for service in 2001. The clinic provided 13,547 patient visits during FY 2009. In September of 2012 construction was completed on a new 92,000 sq. ft. facility and relocated near the Will Rogers Turnpike. The Cherokee Nation Vinita Health Center is the second largest center in the Cherokee Nation Health System and the first to offer an on-site Wellness Workout Center and Dexa Scanning.

The new center is located on 23 acres of land across from the Craig County fairgrounds. The facility is adorned with original Cherokee art and lithographs depicting characters and events spanning the time of the Civil War and how it affected the families of the Cherokee Nation.

Scope of Service:
Medical, Pediatrics, Patient Benefit Services, Contract Health Services, Behavioral Health, Public Health Nursing, WIC, Career Services, Dietary Services, Wellness Center, Nutrition Services, Physical Therapy, Dental, Optometry, Radiology, Mammography, X-Ray, Laboratory, Bone-Density, Ultrasound, Pharmacy with mail-order and drive-through services, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention.

Hours of Operation:
Clinic: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday through Friday
Wellness Center: 5 a.m. – 8 p.m., Monday through Friday

Dental Clinic Operation of Hours 7 am-5:30 pm



Cooweescoowee Health Center

395200 West 2900 Road

Ochelata, OK 74051    918-535-6000

“Koo-wi-s-gu-wi”, pronounced today as “Cooweescoowee", was Chief John Ross’s Cherokee name. The Cooweescoowee Health Center stands on 20 acres, boasting 28,000 square feet of space that replaces the previous 5,000 square foot satellite clinic known as the Bartlesville Health Center. With additional space, the clinic offers many more services to people in the region. 

Scope of Service: 

Behavioral Health, Dental, Eye Care Services, Family Medicine, Health Promotion/Disease Prevention, Laboratory, Nutrition Services, Pharmacy, Public Health, Nursing, Radiology, WIC.

Hours of Operation: 

Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. (hours may vary for specialty programs).


Cherokee Nation W. W. Hastings Hospital

100 S. Bliss Ave.

Tahlequah, OK 74464 • 918-458-3100 or toll-free 877-838-3100


The Cherokee Nation assumed operations and management of the W.W Hastings Hospital on October 1, 2008. The continuity of care across the Cherokee Nation health system is now complete and is evidenced by tangible improvements to the facility and to service delivery as a whole.

W.W. Hastings Hospital is a 60-bed inpatient hospital boasting professional affiliations with the Colleges of Nursing and Optometry at Northeastern State University; the College of Pharmacy at Southwestern State University and the Schools of Nursing and Radiology at Bacone College as well as partnerships with the University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University.

Scope of Service:
The hospital currently offers services in audiology, public health nursing, dentistry, diabetes, dietary services, EEG/EKG, emergency, fast track clinic, general surgery, intensive care, internal medicine, laboratory, obstetrics/gynecology, ophthalmology, optometry, orthopedics, pediatrics, pharmacy, podiatry, radiology, rehabilitation services, respiratory therapy, social services, Women, Infants and Children (WIC), contract health and behavioral health.

Dental Clinic Operation of Hours 7 am-5:30 pm

Eligibility Requirements

CDIB (Federally recognized tribes)

General Contact

health@cherokee.org 918-453-5000, ext. 5657