CN offering flu shot

BY STAFF REPORTS
09/20/2012 02:27 PM
TAHLEQUAH, Okla.— The Cherokee Nation is offering a free flu vaccination clinic for citizens and other tribal health patients from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 24-Sept. 28 at W.W. Hastings Hospital.

“Every year as flu season approaches, we strongly encourage everyone to get vaccinated against the flu,” Health Services Senior Director Dr. Charles Grim said. “This year is no exception. People who get vaccinated have less risk of getting the flu and if they do get the flu it is usually a milder case.”

Established patients at the hospital can come directly to the Café Hastings to register and receive vaccines. Those needing to establish a chart will need to report to registration first.

The flu shot is recommended for everyone. The Centers for Disease Control encourages the vaccine for those individuals who are vulnerable to influenza, such as children ages 6 months to 19 years, expectant mothers, anyone over 50, people who have chronic medical conditions and health care workers.

For more information, call Dr. Brandon Taylor at 918-458-3179.
ᏣᎳᎩ

ᏣᎳᎩ ᎠᏰᎵ ᎤᏍᎪᎸᏕᏍᏗ ᎤᏣᏘ ᎤᏴᏜ ᏧᏂᏂᏴᏗ ᏂᎨᏒᎾ ᏗᎨᏥᏣᏲᏍᏗ ᎤᎬᏩᏟ ᎠᏎᏊᎢ ᎾᏍᎩᎾ ᎠᏁᎳ ᎠᎴ ᏗᏐᎢ ᏓᏂᎳᏍᏓᏢ ᎠᏰᎸ ᏚᏙᏢᏒ ᏂᏙᏓᏳᏂᎶᏒ ᏧᏂᏢᎩ ᎤᎵᏍᏚᎢᏎᏍᏗ ᎦᎵᏉᎩ ᏌᎾᎴ ᎠᏓᎴᏂᏍᎩ ᎾᎿ ᏑᏓᎵ ᎢᎪᎯᏓ. ᏚᎵᏍᏗ ᏔᎵᏍᎪ ᏅᎩᏁ ᎾᎿ ᏚᎵᏍᏗ ᏔᎵᏍᎪ ᏧᏁᎵᏁ ᎢᎪᎯᏓ ᎾᎿ W.W. ᎮᏍᏗᏂ ᏧᏂᏢᎩ.

“ᏂᏓᏕᏘᏴᎯᏒ ᎾᎿ ᎤᏴᏜ ᏧᏂᏂᏴᏗ ᏣᏟᎵᎶᎯᎰ, ᎤᏟᏂᎩᏓ ᎤᏥᏂᎳᏗᏍᎪ ᎾᏂᎥ ᏗᎨᏥᏣᏲᏍᏗ ᎾᏍᎩ ᎤᏍᎦᏎᏍᏗ ᎤᏴᏜ ᏧᏂᏂᏴᏗ ᏂᎨᏒᎾ,” ᎦᎸᎳᏗ ᎦᏙᎩ ᏗᏓᏘᏂᏙ ᎾᏍᎩ ᎠᏰᎸ ᏄᏛᎿᏕᎬ ᎤᎾᎦᏎᏍᏗᏕᎦ ᏄᏪᏒ Dr. Charles Grim. “ᎯᎠ ᏧᏕᏘᏴᏌᏗ Ꮭ ᏄᏓᎴᎢ ᏱᎩ ᎠᏂᏏᏴᏫ ᏗᎨᏥᏣᏲᎸ ᎠᎾᎵᏍᏕᎸᏙᏗᏍᎪ ᎠᎴ ᎾᏍᎩ ᏳᏂᏢᏣ Ꮭ ᎾᏍᎩ ᎢᏳᏍᎦᏎᏗ ᏱᎨᏐᎢ.”

ᏂᎪᎸ ᎡᏙᎯ ᏧᏂᏢᎩ ᎤᎷᎯᏍᏗ ᏧᎾᎵᏍᏓᏴᏗ ᎮᏍᏗᏂ ᎤᏬᏪᎶᏗ ᎠᎴ ᏯᏥᏣᏲᎢ. ᎾᏍᎩᏃ ᎩᎳ ᎠᎾᎴᏂᏍᎩ ᎤᏂᎮᏍᏗ ᎬᏂᎨᏒ ᏫᏄᎾᏛᏗ ᏧᏃᏪᎶᏗ ᎢᎬᏱ.

ᎾᏍᎩᎾ ᏗᎨᏥᏣᏲᏍᏗ ᎾᏂᎥ ᎠᎬᏩᏟ. ᎠᏰᏟ ᎾᏍᎩ ᎥᏳᎩ ᎠᏂᎭᎷᎩᏍᎩ ᎠᏂᏂᎳᏗᏍᎪ ᎾᏍᎩ ᏯᏛᎾ ᎠᏂᏩᎾᎦᎳ ᏱᎩ ᎠᎴ ᎠᎯᏓ ᏧᎾᏓᏂᎶᎯᏍᏗᎢ, ᏗᏂᏲᏟ ᏑᏓᎵ ᎢᏯᏅᏓ ᎠᏓᎴᏂᏍᎩ ᎾᎿ ᏐᏁᎳᏚ ᎢᏧᎾᏕᏘᏴᏓ ᎢᏍᏗ, ᏧᎾᏓᏃᎵᏕᎾ ᎠᏂᎨᏯ, ᎾᏂᎥ ᎯᎦᏍᎪ ᎤᎶᏒᏍᏓ ᎢᏧᎾᏕᏘᏴᏓ ᏧᎾᏓᏂᎳ ᎠᎴ ᎾᏍᎩ ᎢᏳᏍᏗ ᎤᏙᏢᏒ ᏧᏂᎪᎵᏰᏗ ᏧᎾᏓᏂᎳ ᏧᏂᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᎯ.

ᎤᎪᏛ ᏲᏚᎵ ᎠᏕᎶᎰᎯᏍᏗ, ᏩᏟᏃᎮᏙᏗ Dr. Brandon Taylor at 918-458-3179.

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