Health Services


Inpatient Care

Cherokee Nation W. W. Hastings Hospital

100 S. Bliss Ave.
Tahlequah, OK 74464
Local Phone 918-458-3100
Toll-Free 877-838-3100

Hours of Operation:

Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Emergency Department: 24 hours, 7 days a week
Urgent Care: 10 a.m. - 10 p.m., 7 days a week.

Originally an Indian Health Service hospital, W.W. Hastings Hospital opened in 1936 on what has since been annexed into the 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. Cherokee Nation assumed operations and management of the W.W. Hastings Hospital on October 1, 2008. The current Hastings Hospital is 180,000 square feet with 56 patient beds and was designed to serve about 50,000 patient visits per year.

Current W.W. Hastings Hospital Scope of Service:

  • Emergency Department
  • Urgent Care
  • Intensive Care Unit
  • Step Down Unit
  • Medical-Surgical
  • Pediatric Inpatient Services
  • OB/Newborn
  • Inpatient and Outpatient Surgery
  • Inpatient Dialysis
  • Pharmacy
  • Laboratory
  • Radiology
  • Stroke Services – Certified Primary Stroke Center
  • Substance Misuse Treatment

On April 6, 2023, Cherokee Nation broke ground to construct a new six-story, $400 million hospital to replace the current facility. The new hospital will be located on the east side of the Cherokee Nation Outpatient Health Center and encompass:

  • 400,000 square feet of space with a connecting bridge to the outpatient center
  • 127 patient beds
  • Helipad
  • Neo-Natal ICU
  • Surgery Center
  • Hospice care

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