None have tested positive for HIV or hepatitis. The nurse, who no longer works for the tribe, violated protocols by using the same vial of medication and syringe to inject more than one intravenous bag at W.W. Hastings Hospital in Tahlequah.
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Updated for the first time since 2014, the State of the State's Health report is available through an interactive website at stateofstateshealth.ok.gov.