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Health Education

Ready to Quit Tobacco?

Contact the Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline, at 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669), or on-line at www.okhelpline.com.

Upcoming Car Seat Events

No car seat events are currently scheduled; however Tara Douglas (Cleveland County) or Melissa Ashford (McClain County) may be contacted to check the fit of your car seat.  Tara can be reached at (405) 321-4048, and Melissa Ashford at (405) 527-6541.

We also have more car seat resources available here.

If you have children or infants riding in your car, check out this Child Safety page from the SafeKids coalition.

You can also view the Children's Medical Center car seat safety video by scanning the QR code below:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8_-ZgJbK9Hg

Direct video link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8_-ZgJbK9Hg

School Education Programs Offered

  • CATCH (Coordinated Approach to Child Health)
  • Project Alert (Substance Abuse Prevention Program)
  • Courage to KNOW (HIV/STD & Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program)
  • Students Working Against Tobacco (SWAT)
  • School Health Index Free tool designed to help schools identify strengths and weaknesses of health promotion policies and programs. For more information please contact Tara Douglas TaraE@health.ok.gov or (405) 579-2245.

Additional Programs

  • Go Girl Go Camp (Self-esteem building program for 6th,7th,8th grade girls)
  • Owning Up Bullying Prevention Program
  • HIV/STD Presentations
  • Personal Hygiene & Hand Washing Presentations

There programs are offered at no charge to all schools in Cleveland County.  For more information contact Amanda James at (405) 321-4048.

Turning Point

 The Cleveland County Turning Point Coalition consists of sub-committees that address tobacco prevention, wellness, and business participation.   For more information on Turning Point click here.   The Tobacco Free Cleveland County Coalition  provides resources to the community for health fairs and presentations on tobacco prevention.  The program promotes the Oklahoma Quit Line Smoking Cessation program and smoking cessation classes within the community and meets every other month on the second Thursday from 3:30pm to 4:30 p.m. at the Norman Regional Hospital Education Center.

Health Equity

For Health Equity & Resources or information click here; if you would like information on the Unnatural Causes series click here

 

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