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Logan County Health Department
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The Logan County Health Department is responsible for protecting and improving the public's health status through strategies that focus on preventing disease.
To create a County of Health.
To protect and promote health, to prevent disease and injury, and to cultivate conditions by which Logan County Residents 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.
We fulfill these commitments by monitoring the health of our communities, identifying and responding to health threats, providing timely and accurate information, enforcing laws that protect health, and providing quality services to prevent and control disease.
Revised March 1, 2019
The Logan County Partnership is conducting a new comprehensive Community Health Assessment of Logan County. The new assessment data will be used to develop a new Community Health Improvement Plan.
As a part of this Community Health Assessment, we surveyed the community to obtain input about community health topics. Responses were confidential. Everyone who lives and/or works in Logan County was welcome to take the survey. The survey is now complete and results can be viewed by clicking here.
In addition, we are gathering public health data from a wide variety of sources.
We encourage you to review this data and let us know if you have any thoughts, concerns or questions. You may leave a public comment by clicking on the link towards the bottom of the page, or you may call or email Mikeal Murray at (405)282-3485.
Posted June 14, 2018
The new State of the State's Health Report has been released on a dedicated website that can be accessed by clicking here. We urge you to check out this website and the State of the State's Health Report to see what it has to offer. For the convenience of our community partners and residents, we have compiled a version of the State of the State's Health Report that displays Logan County specific data. You can see this version of the report by clicking on the link located in the left hand blue column. Please let us know what you think or if you have any questions.
WIC is a federally funded nutrition education and supplemental food program for low income pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants, and children up to 5 years of age. The WIC program is based on the size of the family and the income brought into the home. WIC provides women, infants, and children with nutritious supplemental foods, nutrition education, and referrals for health care.
A priority for the WIC program is to ensure that mothers and eligible families with young children have the nutritional knowledge necessary to assure their children's proper nutrition intake. WIC provides nutritious foods tailored to supplement the dietary needs of participants to ensure good health, growth and development.
Numerous studies have shown that pregnant women who participate in WIC have longer pregnancies leading to fewer premature births; have fewer low and very low birth-weight babies; experience fewer fetal and infant deaths; seek prenatal care earlier in pregnancy and consume more of key nutrients such as iron, protein, calcium, and vitamins A and C. The WIC program encourages and supports breastfeeding by providing a wide range of breastfeeding services and support activities to expectant and new mothers.
Please check out our WIC Clinic information by clicking on the link in the left column. To make an appointment for WIC service, contact the Logan County Health Department at (405)282-3485. For additional information visit http://www.ok.gov/health.
As stated above, the Logan County Partnership coalition, of which the Logan County Health Department is an active member, is conducting a new community health assessment and beginning a new cycle of community strategic planning. In the mean time, the previous community health assessment, and resulting community health improvement plan and Logan County Health Department Strategic Plan, are available for public review. Both of these plans concluded in October of 2018. They demonstrate improvement in a number of health outcomes, and also opportunities for improvement.
Public comments are welcome. To comment or volunteer to assist in health improvement efforts, please contact: Mikeal Murray (MikealM@health.ok.gov) at 405-282-3485. You may also make comments or volunteer to join a workgroup by following this link.
The Logan County Health Department wants to hear from you! We want to know how you feel we are doing. Please take our brief customer service survey by clicking here. Thank you very much!
The Logan County Health Department offers a variety of public health services to protect and promote health to our residents. Click on any of the links to the left to learn more about the services offered.
Call today for more information or to make an appointment.
General Clinic hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00am to 11:30am and 1:00pm to 4:00pm
WIC: Monday - Thursday by appointment only
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) available on first, second and third Wednesdays and first and fourth Fridays, including coverage during lunch
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