Choctaw Nation Clinics Hold COVID-19 Vaccination Events

DURANT, Okla., February 22, 2021 – The Choctaw Nation Health Services Authority (CNHSA) will hold several vaccination events Saturday, February 27, 2021 in Talihina, McAlester, Durant, Poteau, and Idabel. Appointments are required.

The eligibility criteria for vaccination appointments includes:

  • Current CNHSA patients with a Certified Degree of Indian Blood (CDIB) card 18 years of age or older (16-17 year old patients can receive the Pfizer vaccine in Talihina).
  • Teachers and healthcare workers with their CDIB card.
  • CNHSA patients’ household members, regardless of CDIB status, are also able to schedule their appointment.

To schedule an appointment for one of the special events this Saturday, call 800.349.7026 extension 6 and choose your closest clinic.

To learn more about available opportunities and eligibility, please visit


About The Choctaw Nation

The Choctaw Nation is the third-largest Indian Nation in the United States with more than 200,000 tribal members and 10,000-plus associates. This ancient people has an oral tradition dating back over 13,000 years. The first tribe over the Trail of Tears, its historic reservation boundaries are in the southeast corner of Oklahoma, covering 10,923 square miles. The Choctaw Nation’s vision, “Living out the Chahta Spirit of faith, family and culture,” is evident as it continues to focus on providing opportunities for growth and prosperity. For more information about the Choctaw Nation, its culture, heritage and traditions, please go to