News & Updates for the Community


Public Health and Human Services would like to remind you to follow the CDC’s COVID guidelines to protect yourself and others. If you have further questions/concerns, please feel free to contact the PHHS Team at 359-6240 or 359-6180.

    • Get tested for COVID-19 if needed. If you are eligible for services at Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority, free COVID test kits are available for pick up at the emergency room desk. Please wear a mask if symptomatic!
    • Follow CDC recommendations: Isolate and take precautions if you have or suspect you have COVID-19 (attached)

Link: Isolate and take precautions if you have or suspect you have COVID-19

Link: 10 Things you can do to manage your COVID symptoms at home:

Link: Don’t Delay: Test Soon and Treat Early

Elderly and those who are severely immunocompromised may want to take additional precautions, such as:

    • Wear a well-fitting, high-quality mask or respirator
    • Avoid poorly ventilated or crowded indoor settings
    • When indoors with others, try to improve ventilation as much as possible
    • And wash their hands often with soap and water or use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol


COVID-19 Vaccine


COVID-19 Vaccine is now available at the Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority to ANYONE 12yrs. & older!

Walk-in Clinic Hours are Monday – Friday 9:00am – 11:00am & 1:00pm – 3:00pm.

Public Health & Human Services

43 John Crowe Hill Rd.
PO Box 666
Cherokee, NC 28719


Hours: Monday-Friday
7:45 am – 4:30 pm




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