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First Choctaw Nation DAISY Award Winners Announced

The Choctaw Nation Health Services Authority awarded the first DAISY Awards for nurse associates working at one of the facilities. Of the 47 nominations meeting specific criteria, Michelle Heil, RN, in the hospital inpatient unit and Dan Risenhoover, RN, the Stigler Health Clinic nurse manager, were selected for the prestigious award.

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Respiratory Virus Season in Full Swing across Choctaw Nation

The Choctaw Nation Department of Public Health has monitored a steady increase in respiratory virus activity across the Reservation and encourages individuals to take necessary precautions to prevent the spread of illness. “Choctaw Nation Disease Surveillance indicates that Influenza, COVID-19, and RSV are rapidly spreading across our communities” says Mason Emert, Choctaw Nation Epidemiologist.