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.

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Press Releases


Chickasaw Nation businesses and offices reopening soon

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby today stated that the Chickasaw Nation plans to begin implementing a phased reopening of casinos, other businesses and offices soon.

New walking companion steps into AYA

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

With its latest update designed to keep users moving while learning about Chickasaw history and culture, the AYA walking app introduced a new walking partner kicking off a whole new series now available to download on iPhone and Android smartphones.

Explore these titles from the Chickasaw Press

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

The enjoyment of reading a book is one of the handful of hobbies and recreational activities not impacted by COVID-19 and the resulting precautionary measures.

Ada drive-thru pharmacy offers safety, convenience

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Travis Freeze, Chickasaw Nation director of pharmacy, says safety and convenience were the Nation’s primary concerns in construction of its 32,000-square foot, automated drive-thru pharmacy.

Chickasaw Press titles for young readers staying at home

Friday, May 15, 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the health and safety of Chickasaws, employees and the public is the Chickasaw Nation’s main priority.

Chickasaw Nation casinos and offices to remain closed through May 29

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby today announced that Chickasaw Nation businesses and offices already closed to help mitigate the spread of coronavirus will remain closed through May 29.

Chickasaw Nation Higher Education summer scholarship application period open

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

The Chickasaw Nation Higher Education summer scholarship and grant application period is open until July 1.

Mental Health Services available to First Americans

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

With the massive amount of news concerning COVID-19 (the coronavirus), it is normal to feel anxiety and uncertainty.

Chickasaw Nation continues to offer violence prevention services

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

The Chickasaw Nation Department of Family Services continues to offer a place for domestic violence survivors to turn for assistance during the ongoing pandemic.

Chickasaw Nation Tribal Election Filing Period Opens June 1

Monday, May 11, 2020

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