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The Oklahoma State Department of Health, through its system of local health services delivery, is ultimately responsible for protecting and improving the public's health status through strategies that focus on preventing disease. Three major service branches, Community & Family Health Services, Prevention & Preparedness Services and Protective Health Services, provide technical support and guidance to 68 county health departments as well as guidance and consultation to the two independent city-county health departments in Oklahoma City and Tulsa.


Creating a State of Health


To protect and promote health, to prevent disease and injury, and to cultivate conditions by which Oklahomans can be healthy.


Leadership - To provide vision and purpose in public health through knowledge, inspiration and dedication and serve as the leading authority on prevention, preparedness and health policy.

Integrity  - To steadfastly fulfill our obligations, maintain public trust, and exemplify excellence and ethical conduct in our work, services, processes, and operations.

Community - To respect the importance, diversity, and contribution of individuals and community partners.

Service - To demonstrate a commitment to public health through compassionate actions and stewardship of time, resources, and talents.

Accountability - To competently improve the public's health on the basis of  sound scientific evidence and responsible research. 

Prevention & Preparedness Services

Disease, Prevention, Preparedness

Community & Family Health Services

Community Health

Child and Family Health

Oklahoma State Board of Health

Office Of Commissioner

Operations & Management

Center For Health Statistics


OSDH Organizational Chart (revised 8/1/2015, 188k .pdf)

OSDH Services Reference Guide

Protective Health Services

Protective Health







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