Health Services

Any member of the public, 6 months and older, regardless of where they live, is eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Walk-ins are welcome at any of the tribe’s outpatient health centers from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Call 539-234-4099 to schedule an appointment or for more information please refer to the COVID-19 information page.


Inpatient Care

Cherokee Nation W. W. Hastings Hospital

Originally an Indian Health Service hospital, W. W. Hastings opened in 1936 on what has since been annexed into Northeastern State University Campus. In 1984 the hospital moved to its current location on Bliss Avenue and has undergone several expansion projects to serve the growing patient population.

Now with 152,000 square feet, the facility has increased space for direct patient care. The Cherokee Nation assumed operations and management of the W.W. Hastings Hospital on October 1, 2008.

Hours of Operation:

Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Dental Clinic: Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Emergency Department: 24 hours, 7 days a week

100 S. Bliss Ave.
Tahlequah, OK 74464

toll-free 877-838-3100

Scope of Service

  • Emergency Department
  • Urgent Care
  • Intensive Care Unit
  • Step Down Unit
  • Medical-Surgical
  • Pediatric Inpatient Services
  • OB/Newborn
  • Inpatient and Outpatient Surgery
  • Infusion Clinic
  • Pharmacy
  • Laboratory
  • Radiology

Jack Brown Center

The Jack Brown Center is a 36-bed, co-educational facility located in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, funded by Indian Health Service and operated by the Cherokee Nation. Jack Brown Center provides chemical dependency education and treatment for Native American adolescents. The center serves native youth ages 13-18 who are experiencing substance abuse problems. This minimum 14-week program includes behavior modification, individual, family, and group counseling. Jack Brown Center can treat dual diagnosis as well, and uses evidence based and or best practices in the treatment of the youth.

Jack Brown Center is accredited by both the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services and Commission for Accreditation of Rehabilitation Services. There is no cost for treatment. Clients must be citizens of a federally recognized tribe.

toll-free: 877-448-0496