The health and safety of Chickasaws, employees and patrons is our main priority. As the coronavirus, or COVID-19, spreads globally and cases rise in the U.S., some Chickasaw Nation events, classes, facilities, etc., will be postponed, closed or canceled out of an abundance of caution. 

For more information regarding the coronavirus as it relates to the Chickasaw Nation, please visit our information pages below. We will continue to update these pages regularly as the situation progresses. Thank you for your understanding during this time.


Online Articles

Your government has adjusted to the rapidly changing environment

The main responsibility of our Chickasaw Nation government, now and in the future, is service to the Chickasaw people.

Chickasaw regalia designers turn talents to making masks

Regalia Making Mothers, a group formed by Chickasaws to provide First American regalia for American Indian foster children, is now making face masks to protect the health of tribal elders.

COVID-19 testing available at medical center, health clinics

Coronavirus testing is avail-able to the general public at the Chickasaw Nation Medical Center in Ada and the Chickasaw Nation health clinics in Ardmore, Tishomingo and Purcell.

McSwain Theatre offers treasured history of American entertainment

Like a sentinel standing at the corner of Main and Townsend Streets for a century, the grand McSwain Theatre and the community it serves have experienced many changes.

Proven techniques can be employed to strengthen your mental health during crisis

Dr. Paul Emrich, Chickasaw Nation Undersecretary of Mental Health Services, says the Chickasaw people have experienced trying times before and will remain strong in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Three legislative seats, one court seat up in 2020 tribal elections

The Chickasaw Nation Election Commission has announced filing period opens June 1 and continues through June 3, 2020 for the 2020 General Elections.