Oklahoma, www.OK.gov <{$map[0].NAME}>

Contact  |  A-Z Health Index  |  Events & Meetings

get adobe reader

2006 News Releases

December
Flu Bug is Ready to Bite, Vaccine Still Available
Fill-in-Blank News Release for County Health Departments:Flu Bug is Ready to Bite, Vaccine Still Available
Oklahoma Scores Highest in Nation on Preparedness Report Card
Influenza Confirmed in Oklahoma

November
Fill-in-Blank News Release for County Health Departments: Health Precautions Related to Cold Weather and Power Loss
Know Your Family’s Medical History: Family Health History
National Diabetes Awareness Month
Accidents Continue to be Primary Cause of Death in Children: Child Death Review Board Makes Recommendations
Prevent Foodborne Illness This Holiday Season
Media Advisory: Child Death Review Board Releases Annual Report and Recommendations
Fill-in-Blank News Release for County Health Departments: Professionals, Parents and Children Benefit From Child Guidance Services -- 50th Anniversary Observed
Prague and Stroud Ambulance Services Close Tonight Temporary Arrangement in Place to Protect Citizens
Celebrate Oklahoma Family Week, November 19-25
Flu Clinic Scheduled for Asian Community
Professionals, Parents and Children Benefit From Child Guidance Services -- 50th Anniversary Observed
State Board of Health Meets Thursday
Oklahoma County Task Force Seeks Help to Prevent Child Abuse - Next Meeting is Nov. 9

October
Nominees Sought for Oklahoma Certified Healthy Business Awards
OAN Speaker to Discuss Oklahoma’s Independent Living Network
More Women Need to Get Tested for Breast and Cervical Cancer - Take Charge! Save a life.
Pre-Pregnancy Weight Can Impact Health Outcomes for Mom and Baby
Oklahoma HIV/STD Statewide Conference Set for Nov. 29
Public Health Officials Prepare to Launch Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Campaign
National Latino AIDS Awareness Day, October 15
Media Advisory: Oklahoma State Department of Health Launches Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Campaign

September
Oklahoma County Task Force Seeks Help to Prevent Child Abuse
Next Meeting is Oct. 6
Syphilis Outbreak Identified in Washington County
Media Advisory: Medical Experts on ATV Injuries to Address Child Death Review Board this Week
Trauma Care System Reimbursed for Uncompensated Care
Fruits and Veggies Count: Do you know what you need? September is Fruit and Vegetable Month
Prevent Cooking Fires – Watch What You Heat: October 8–14 is National Fire Prevention Week
State Board of Health Meets Thursday
Are We Better Prepared? Oklahoma’s Public Health Preparedness Five Years after 9/11
Home Visitation Leadership Advisory Coalition to Meet
September 20 is Senior Day at the Oklahoma State Fair, Seniors to Focus on Health and Exercise

August
Oklahoma County Task Force Seeks Help to Prevent Child Abuse Next Meeting is September 8
Fill-in-Blank News Release for County Health Departments: New Physical Exam Table Arrives at the _____ County Health Department
Fill-in-Blank News Release for County Health Departments: Back To School Health and Safety Tips
Make Health A Family Reunion Affair African-Americans Warned of Disease Risks
Fill-in-Blank News Release for County Health Departments: _____ County Health Department Urges Protection Against West Nile Virus
Fill-in-Blank News Release for County Health Departments: County Health Department Offers Heat Safety Tips
Oklahoma County Task Force Seeks Help to Prevent Child Abuse
Oklahoma State Department of Health Hosts Health Fair this Month

July
Breastfeeding and Employment: Making it Work
Speaker to Discuss Legislation Affecting Aging Issues
District X Task Force Holds Public Meeting to Plan Family Services
Training Slated for Caring Hearts Nursing Home Volunteers
Study Finds 37 Percent of Oklahoma Women Had Unintended Pregnancies
“Immunize for Healthy Lives” Back-to-School Drive
Fill-in-Blank News Release for County Health Departments: “Immunize for Healthy Lives” Back-to-School Drive
District XIV Task Force Holds Public Meeting to Plan Family Services
District XI Task Force Holds Public Meeting to Plan Family Services
District XII Task Force Holds Public Meeting to Plan Family Services

June
Fill-In-The-Blank-News-Release-For-County-Health-Departments: Breastfeeding and Employment: Making It Work
West Nile Virus Season Begins in Oklahoma, Positive Mosquitoes Identified But No Human Cases Yet Confirmed
Tick Season Approaching, Health Officials Offer Prevention Tips
Nominations Due July 31 For Outstanding Work in Child Abuse Prevention
District III Task Force Holds Public Meeting to Plan Family Services
District IX Task Force Holds Public Meeting to Plan Family Services
District VIII Task Force Holds Public Meeting to Plan Family Services
Fill-in-Blank News Release for County Health Departments: Outdoor Eating Food Safety Tips
Fill-In-The-Blank-News-Release-For-County-Health-Departments:  County Health Department Offers Summer Safety Precautions
Health Care Officials Promote Need for Tests To Help Improve Men’s Health
June 27 is National HIV Testing Day
District XIV Task Force Holds Public Meeting to Plan Family Services
District XVI Task Force Holds Public Meeting to Plan Family Services
Fill-In-The-Blank-News-Release-For-County-Health-Departments: County Health Department Offers Heat Safety Tips
Oklahoma State Board of Health Elects New Officers
Oklahoma to Examine Privacy Issues Linked to Creation of National Health Information Network
Comments on WIC State Plan Requested
District XVII Task Force Holds Public Meeting to Plan Family Services
Fill-In-The-Blank-News-Release-For-County-Health-Departments: Protection Against West Nile Virus
State Board of Health Meets Thursday
District XIII Task Force Holds Public Meeting to Plan Family Services
District VI Task Force Holds Public Meeting to Plan Family Services
District V Task Force Holds Public Meeting to Plan Family Services
Take Charge! Program Announces Clinics During June Offers No Cost Clinical Breast Exams and Cervical Screening
Take Charge! Program Announces Clinics During June Offers No Cost Clinical Breast Exams and Cervical Screening
Take Charge! Program Announces Clinics During June Offers No Cost Clinical Breast Exams and Cervical Screening
Take Charge! Program Announces Clinics During June Offers No Cost Clinical Breast Exams and Cervical Screening

May
State Newborn Screening Program Adds MCAD Testing
District IV Task Force Holds Public Meeting to Plan Family Services
District VII Task Force Holds Public Meeting to Plan Family Services
National Recreational Water Illness Prevention Week
Oklahoma State Department of Health Recognizes Outstanding Employees of the Year
Certified Health Service Interpreters Save Providers Time and Resources
State and Federal Leaders Convene Pandemic Influenza Summit, Meeting draws more than 400 Leaders to Oklahoma City
Governor’s Pandemic Influenza Summit Held in Oklahoma City
Stroke is Oklahoma’s Third Leading Cause of Death May is National Stroke Prevention and Control Month
Asian and Pacific Islanders Recognize May 19 as HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
Study Shows Oklahoma’s Children First Program Has Lower Infant Mortality Rate
Oklahoma’s Cancer Registry Receives Third National Gold Standard Certification
Health Officials Stress Prevention and Control of High Blood Pressure: May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month
May 14-20 is National Women’s Health Week
Protect Yourself Against Hepatitis: May is Hepatitis Awareness Month
May is Asthma Awareness Month
Ceremony to Recognize Courage of EMS Providers; National Emergency Medical Services Week is May 14-20
Media Advisory: News Conference Scheduled Tomorrow on Failed ATV Legislation
New Study Shows Some Adolescent Health Behaviors Are Improving
Avoid Hearing Loss While Using New Products; May is Better Speech and Hearing Month
Bird Flu Movie Prompts State Health and Agriculture Concerns
Arthritis Network Seeks Input on Health Disparities From Those Affected
Media Advisory : Ceremony Recognizes Legislators Who Support Breastfeeding Moms
Take Charge! Program Offers No Cost Clinical Breast Exams and Cervical Screening
Take Charge! Program Offers No Cost Clinical Breast Exams and Cervical Screening
Health Departments Celebrate National Nurses Week May 6-12
State Advisory Committee Urges Consideration of Public Health Benefits of Tobacco Tax Increase

April
Take Charge! Program Offers No Cost Clinical Breast Exams and Cervical Screening
Take Charge! Program Offers No Cost Clinical Breast Exams and Cervical Screening
Take Charge! Program Offers No Cost Clinical Breast Exams and Cervical Screening
Smoking During Pregnancy Increases Risk of Low Birth Weight Babies
Faith-Based Partnership for Health, Wellness and Computer Technology Sites Training Scheduled May 6
Ages 15-24 at Greatest Risk for Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Take Charge! Program Announces Clinics During April Offers No Cost Clinical Breast Exams and Cervical Screening
Take Charge! Program Announces Clinics During April Offers No Cost Clinical Breast Exams and Cervical Screening
Oklahoma Health Officials Monitoring for Mumps Cases
Take Charge! Program Offers No Cost Clinical Breast Exams and Cervical Screening

March
Training Slated for Caring Hearts Nursing Home Volunteers, April 6
Speaker to Discuss Exercising With Arthritis
Officials Offer Tips For Being a Nurturing Parent, April is Child Abuse Prevention Month
Designing Healthy Communities: Raising Healthy Kids
Heart Attack is NOT a Natural Cause of Death: Recognize and React to the Signs of a Heart Attack
World TB Day to Focus on “TB Through a Community Forum”
Take Charge! Program Offers No Cost Clinical Breast Exams and Cervical Screening
Health Department Employees Climb Stairway to Health
Take Charge! Program Offers No Cost Clinical Breast Exams and Cervical Screening
Public Input Sought for Title V Maternal and Child Health Block Grant
Colorectal Cancer Screening Saves Lives - Screen For Life
Control Your Diabetes For Life: Diabetes Expo, March 25
Take Charge! Program Offers No Cost Clinical Breast Exams and Cervical Screening
Take Charge! Program Offers No Cost Clinical Breast Exams and Cervical Screening
Media Advisory - Public Health Day Celebrated at the Capitol
Caddo County Public Health Nurse Wins Award
State Board of Health Meets Thursday
Step up to Nutrition & Health March is National Nutrition Month®

February
Smokefree Dining Now Available at All Oklahoma Restaurants
Take Charge! Program Offers No Cost Clinical Breast Exams and Cervical Screening
Faith-Based Partnership for Health, Wellness and Computer Technology Sites Training Scheduled March 4
Take Charge! Program Offers No Cost Clinical Breast Exams and Cervical Screening
Take Charge! Program Offers No Cost Clinical Breast Exams and Cervical Screening
Tenth Annual State of the State’s Health Report Released Today
February is National Heart Month
Newborn Screening Program Expansion Successful Valentine’s Day Anniversary Update
Take Charge! Program Announces OKC Clinics Offers No Cost Clinical Breast Exams and Cervical Screening
Smile…February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

January
Oklahoma Joins Nationwide Response to AIDS Crisis Among African Americans
State Board of Health Meets Thursday
Advisory Committee Encourages ALL Restaurants Go Entirely Smokefree
ATV Regulation Proposed to Protect Children
Study Shows Length of Time Oklahoma Mothers Breastfeed is Short
Take Charge! Program Offers No Cost Clinical Breast Exams and Cervical Screening
Oklahoma Women Encouraged to Get Tested for Cervical Cancer
Take Charge! Program Offers No Cost Clinical Breast Exams and Cervical Screening

| Top of Page |

Creating a State of Health Logo