Swain County positive cases attended community gatherings 

  The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Public Health and Human Services (PHHS) and Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority (CIHA) identified two Swain County residents on Thursday, May 28 who tested positive for COVID-19 at a Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority drive-thru testing site. One resident is currently hospitalized and the other is isolated More...

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By Scott On Tuesday, May 19th, 2020
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Tsali Care staff taking precautions to safeguard residents 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    Tsali Care Center is currently testing residents and staff for the coronavirus (COVID-19) in efforts to stay ahead of the game in the fight against the virus.  More...

By Scott On Wednesday, May 13th, 2020
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Cherokee’s Immediate Care Center closing until further notice on May 15

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    The Immediate Care Center (ICC) in Cherokee will close until further notice on Friday, May 15.  The Center is operated by the Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority More...

By Scott On Thursday, May 7th, 2020
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4-H Cooking Challenge engaging youth in food preparation 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    While in quarantine, children are learning important lessons about cooking, nutrition, and health in the 4-H Cooking Challenge.  Facilitated by the EBCI Cooperative More...

By Scott On Wednesday, May 6th, 2020
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Tribe, State of North Carolina, and Park starting re-opening phases 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI), the State of North Carolina, and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park are beginning to re-open phases of their More...

By Scott On Tuesday, May 5th, 2020
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Interior Secretary visits Cherokee; delivers masks and tours testing site 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary David Bernhardt visited the Qualla Boundary on Tuesday, May 5.  While there, he checked out the coronavirus (COVID-19) More...

By Scott On Monday, May 4th, 2020
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Cherokee Choices hosting virtual Mother’s Day 5K 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    Due to the current quarantine status surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Cherokee Choices program is hosting a virtual version of its annual Mother’s More...

By Scott On Friday, May 1st, 2020
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Bradley selected for membership to N.C. Institute of Medicine 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    The North Carolina Institute of Medicine (NCIOM) helps guide health policies statewide, and now a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) will More...

By Scott On Thursday, April 30th, 2020
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Cherokee Indian Hospital lab working diligently amid pandemic 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    The laboratory staff at the Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority (CIHA) is aiding in the process of coronavirus (COVID-19) test sample collection and preparation More...

By Scott On Monday, April 27th, 2020
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Graham County resident tests positive for COVID-19 

  GRAHAM COUNTY – On Sunday, April 26, the Graham County Health Department in collaboration with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Public Health and Human Services and Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority More...