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Cherokee County Health Department

Welcome to the Cherokee County Health Department.  We are dedicated to improving the health of the communities we serve.  Our healthcare staff are licensed or certified in their professions, assuring the utmost in quality care for you and your family.  All services are provided without regard to religion, race, color, national origin, creed, disability, gender or ability to pay. SoonerCare and SoonerPlan accepted.

We offer the following services:

• General Clinic (STD clinic, pregnancy tests, family planning, emergency contraception, tuberculosis control clinic, communicable disease control, immunizations and head lice checks)
• WIC (Women, Infants & Children Supplemental Nutrition Program)
• Immunizations
• Environmental Health (inspections, restaurant complaints, dog bites, food handler’s school)
• Family Planning (birth control, pregnancy testing, emergency contraception)
• Children First
• SoonerStart
• Health Education

Interprete en Espanol estan disponibles para todos los servicios. Si necesita interprete por favor de contactar (918) 456-8826.

Interested in improving the health of Cherokee County, click here to view the most recent Cherokee County Community Health Assessment. 

Contact Information

Cherokee County Health Department
1298 W. 4th Street
Tahlequah, OK 74464
Phone: (918) 456-8826 
Fax: (918) 458-6533 

Tina Johnson, Regional Director

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday 
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Closed from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. for lunch. 
Closed Weekends & Holidays

For questions or concerns please call (918) 456-8826

Complaints on Food Establishments please contact:



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Special Announcements

Cherokee County Health Department will offer flu vaccine statewide beginning Monday, Oct. 1. For more information, call the Cherokee County Health Department at 918-456-8826 to obtain flu shot times and availability.

Attention Clients: State budget cuts to our agency have resulted in critical staff shortages. As a result, the health department is now CLOSED FOR LUNCH from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Please know that these circumstances are beyond our control. We are dedicated to providing the best service possible with the staff and resources provided to us each day.