Bradley receives award from National Indian Health Board 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    A health official with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) has been recognized for her work by a national agency.  Vickie Bradley, an EBCI tribal member and Secretary of the EBCI Public Health and Human Services (PHHS) Division, received a National Indian Health Board (NIHB) Outstanding More...

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By Scott On Friday, October 16th, 2020
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Tribal health officials urge contact tracing participation 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    According to health officials with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI), each person testing positive for COVID-19 has had contact with 3 to 20 other More...

By Scott On Thursday, October 15th, 2020
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Three COVID-19 positives attend gathering on Sam Reed Rd.  

  The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) Public Health and Human Services (PHHS) and Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority identified three (3) Qualla Boundary residents on Thursday, Oct. 15 who tested positive More...

By Scott On Wednesday, October 14th, 2020
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COVID update – Doctor Bunio addresses the “Surge”

  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 on Wednesday, Oct. 13.  More...

By Scott On Wednesday, October 14th, 2020
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Cherokee Indian Hospital getting rapid COVID-19 tests 

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    In an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 within the EBCI (Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians), the Cherokee Indian Hospital (CIH) will soon have rapid tests More...

By Scott On Wednesday, October 14th, 2020
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COVID-19 positive attends Whittier gathering

  The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) Public Health and Human Services (PHHS) and Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority identified a Qualla Boundary resident on Wednesday, Oct. 14 who tested positive for More...

By Scott On Tuesday, October 13th, 2020
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COVID-19 positive attends event over weekend 

  The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) Public Health and Human Services (PHHS) and Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority identified a Qualla Boundary resident on Tuesday, Oct. 13 who tested positive for More...

By Scott On Monday, October 12th, 2020
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COVID-19 cluster identified at Cherokee Boys Club 

  The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) Public Health and Human Services (PHHS) and Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority identified a COVID-19 cluster on Monday, Oct. 12 at the Cherokee Boys Club. Eight More...

By Scott On Saturday, October 10th, 2020
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COVID-19 cluster at Big Cove church 

  The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) Public Health and Human Services (PHHS) and Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority announced on Friday, Oct. 9 they have identified a COVID-19 cluster associated with More...

By Scott On Tuesday, October 6th, 2020
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Tribe reporting COVID-19 uptick due to “community spread”

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   The community of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) is facing a significant uptick in COVID-19 cases due to gatherings, according to information from More...