Cherokee Nation has given out 50,000 COVID-19 vaccines


TAHLEQUAH, Okla. (KNWA/KFTA) — More than 50,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been given out by the Cherokee Nation, and the tribe continues to reach more people.

Everyone who’s eligible to get vaccines is welcome.

People can get one at any one of the Cherokee Nation’s Health Centers in Northeast Oklahoma.

Drive through events are happening at several other locations, with the next clinic happening April 10 at the Cherokee Casino and hotel in West Siloam Springs.

To schedule a vaccine, call 1-539-234-4099 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, excluding holidays. Pre-registration paperwork is not required and same-day appointments may be available.

For information about upcoming drive through COVID-19 events, visit the Cherokee Nation Facebook page and for general vaccine information, visit the Cherokee Nation website.

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