Expansion Planned at Cherokee Nation Health Center
STILWELL, Okla. (AP) — The Cherokee Nation is expanding its health center in Stilwell that’s named after the tribe’s first — and so far only — female chief.
The tribe will hold a groundbreaking ceremony on Friday for the expansion project at the Wilma P. Mankiller Health Center. The expansion will add 28,000 square feet to the center that opened in 1995. In 2012, the health center supported more than 134,000 patients in a variety of services, including primary care, pediatrics and physical therapy.