CNB Employee Health Center opens near Hard Rock

From left to right are Johnathen Worth, CareATC Inc. director of operations; Paul Keeling, CareATC chief business development officer; Stephanie Cipolla, Cherokee Nation Buseinsses senior vice president of human resources; Cherokee Nation Secretary of State Tina Glory-Jordan; CN Treasurer Tralynna Sherrill Scott; Tribal Councilor Keith Austin; Tribal Councilor Janees Taylor; Mark Keener, CNB facilities manager; Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr.; Tribal Councilor Joe Deere; CNB Executive Chairman Bill John Baker and CN Chief of Staff Todd Enlow as they cut the ribbon on April 19 for a CNB Employee Health Center in Catoosa. 

CATOOSA – Cherokee Nation Businesses has opened the doors to its new CNB Employee Health Center, a primary care clinic exclusively for employees and dependents enrolled in the tribal company’s medical plan.

According to a CNB press release, the health facility is located next to the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa and features a full-time staff, including a physician, patient advocate, registered nurse and medical assistant.

“The hard work and dedication of CNB’s talented workforce continues to provide tremendous benefits for our citizens and the people of northeast Oklahoma,” said Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. “The new CNB Employee Health Center is an outstanding resource for the people who work diligently to support our communities and expand the local economy and who are responsible for the continued success of our tribal businesses.” 

According to the release, the employer-sponsored clinic provides CNB staff and covered family members with primary care, preventative treatment, behavioral health, vaccinations, telehealth, lab services, personal health assessments, patient advocacy, an onsite pharmacy and more. The release also states all services and prescriptions provided by the facility are offered at no expense to patients.

“The legacy of Cherokee Nation Businesses is strong, enduring and vibrant,” CNB CEO Chuck Garrett said “Our mission is to grow Cherokee Nation’s economy through diversification and to create jobs for Cherokee Nation citizens. We are proud to offer our employees high quality primary care and wellness services. We believe this benefit will serve our mission and the people who bring it to life every day.”

According to the release, the CNB Employee Health Center, which is operated by CareATC, will provide walk-in, urgent care and scheduled services. In addition to the full range of services at the CNB Employee Health Center, employees also have access to CareATC’s network of leading workplace wellness providers located throughout the country, including eight clinics located in northeast Oklahoma, at no cost to employees or their families, the release states.

For information and a list of CareATC’s workplace wellness locations, visit