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Chickasaw Nation to Play a Role in National Rollout of COVID-19 Vaccinations

Dec 23, 2020 - Targeted News Service

The Chickasaw Nation, a federally-recognized Native American tribe, issued the following news release:

In the early morning hours of Dec. 16, Rhonda Brown, a Chickasaw elder and laboratory phlebotomy supervisor with the Chickasaw Nation Department of Health fighting on the front lines of the battle against COVID-19, received the first official dose of the COVID-19 vaccination among Chickasaw employees.

"Everyone should take the opportunity to take the shot," Brown said. "The vaccine ...