Date: Feb. 28, 2018
Contact: Neely R. Tsoodle
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
State of the Art Community Hospital Owned by the Muscogee (Creek) Nation to Dedicate its Second Hospital to Serve Rural Oklahoma
WHAT: The Muscogee (Creek) Nation will host the ribbon cutting and dedication of the new Okemah Creek Nation Community Hospital, which serves the general public.
There are only two Indian-owned hospitals open to the community in Oklahoma both owned by the MCN, the other facility is the Medical Center in Okmulgee, Okla.
The facility received LEED Certification, which stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design.
The building was constructed with environmentally-friendly materials that will be cost sustainable in the years to come.
By using natural thermal stability for heating and cooling of the building, there will be no risk of carbon monoxide issues with benefits including longer equipment life and lower energy consumption, which will provide utility rebates and lowered utility costs.
The total facility square footage is 118,075 and contains a weather resistant safe room and data center with Telemedicine Capability throughout.
WHO: The event is open to the public and light refreshments will be served.
WHEN: Friday, March 2, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
WHERE: Okemah Creek Nation Community Hospital, 1800 E. Coplin Rd. Okemah, Okla., 74859.