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Those who don’t do job right should be disciplined

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To Tribal Council and to all those involved with the program who failed to follow through with their jobs.

When you put your trust in those to do their jobs and they end up hurting you by not doing their jobs, they should be disciplined.

The Tribal Health Program contacted me back in October letting me know that there is a new program funded by the HIPPI and they received funds to help those in need for medical care, such as providing rides to Dr. appointments, etc.

So I called their program to let them know that I will need assistance. Upon doing so I had a home visit by the Tribal Health nurse and a CHR worker. I gave them a rundown of my needs along with informing them of the recent findings in November 2023 of a severe rotator cuff problem along with back surgery that was recommended in 2022, which I’m getting a second opinion about.

After another appointment with my surgeon, knee surgery was scheduled. I notified the program of the scheduled surgery date and time along with what hospital it will take place in. I followed up with the program five days before the surgery to verify they had set up a ride, they informed me of who would pick me up for the surgery.

The Tribal Health Program failed to pick me up for the surgery and I confirmed with them by 10:15 a.m. they made a mistake and they said they had no other driver to take me to the hospital for the surgery.

Out of respect for the surgical team I immediately called the hospital and let them know Tribal Health has no ride to get me to the hospital and they would have to cancel my surgery.

Only one person called and clarified they were not the one who did this to me.

Thank you Liz, for your honesty and compassion. All the rest of them should lose their jobs.

Sharlene Peone 


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