Weekly COVID-19 updates with Dr. Bunio (Jan. 7)

  Each week, Chris McCoy, director of EBCI Communications, interviews Dr. Richard A. Bunio, Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority executive clinical director, about current COVID-19 updates and news.  It is aired via Cherokee Cablevision Channel 28 and livestreamed by Communications. Here is an edited transcript of the Q&A session on Thursday, More...

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By Scott On Wednesday, December 16th, 2020
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First COVID-19 vaccine administered in Cherokee 

  By JONAH LOSSIAH  ONE FEATHER STAFF    Victoria Harlan was sewing one of 11 quilts when she received a phone call.  Sewing is her version of practicing self-care, a must for relieving the stresses More...

By Scott On Tuesday, December 15th, 2020
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Dr. Bunio and Secretary Bradley discuss the COVID-19 vaccine

  Chris McCoy, director of EBCI Communications, interviewed Dr. Richard A. Bunio, Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority executive clinical director, and Vickie Bradley, Secretary of EBCI Public Health and Human More...

By Scott On Monday, December 14th, 2020
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COVID-19 cluster identified at local Cherokee church 

  EBCI PHHS release    On Monday, Dec. 14, the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Public Health and Human Services (PHHS) and Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority identified a COVID-19 cluster at the Old More...

By Scott On Tuesday, November 24th, 2020
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CIHA using rapid tests to be proactive 

  By JONAH LOSSIAH  ONE FEATHER STAFF    Dozens of cars stretched in a line to receive a COVID-19 test just three anxious days before Thanksgiving.  On Monday, Nov. 23, Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority More...

By Scott On Thursday, November 19th, 2020
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Weekly COVID-19 updates with Dr. Bunio (Nov. 19)

  Each week, Chris McCoy, director of EBCI Communications, interviews Dr. Richard A. Bunio, Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority executive clinical director, about current COVID-19 updates and news.  It is More...

By Scott On Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020
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NCHHS and CIHA launching EBCI Tribal Option program for Medicaid beneficiaries 

  The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services and the Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority (CIHA) have entered into a contract to support the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) in addressing More...

By Scott On Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020
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Wolftown mother, daughter discuss their bout with COVID-19 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    For one mother and daughter from the Wolftown Community, their bouts with COVID-19 were challenging.  Kayla Arch and her daughter, Genevieve Raya, both members More...

By Scott On Saturday, October 31st, 2020
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Council passes public mask mandate  

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) has seen a surge of COVID-19 cases in October, and Tribal Council has taken action passing a public mask mandate.  More...

By Scott On Thursday, October 29th, 2020
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Your questions answered about COVID-19

  This is an edited transcript of an interview on Wednesday, Oct. 28 with Dr. Richard A. Bunio, Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority executive clinical director, about current COVID-19 issues. Chris McCoy, director More...