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ZERO Prostate Cancer Walk

08/18/2017
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Blood Donors Urged to “Beef Up the Blood Supply” Before Labor Day- September 1

08/18/2017
Blood Donors Urged to “Beef Up the Blood Supply”  Before Labor Day- September 1
On Friday, September 1, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., donors who give blood at any metro donor center will get their choice of OSU orange or OU crimson “Win From Within”
T-shirt. The Oklahoma Beef Council is also providing all-beef hotdogs as it teams up with Oklahoma Blood Institute to ‘beef up’ the blood supply for the Labor Day weekend.
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Shake it up: Are protein shakes a healthy option?

08/17/2017
Looking to pack on muscle mass or shed unwanted pounds? Read More

Oklahoma State Department of Health Disappointed in Supreme Court Cigarette Fee Decision

08/10/2017
The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is disappointed the $1.50 per pack cigarette fee will not go into effect as scheduled. While OSDH understands the balance of powers and greatly appreciates the efforts of Governor Fallin and the Oklahoma legislature, and the decision of Oklahoma Supreme Court, it is a blow to state efforts to prevent smoking, particularly among our children. Read More

Time is Running Out to Give Blood and Get Free Zoo Admission

08/08/2017
Time is Running Out to Give Blood and Get Free Zoo Admission
Kickapoo Tribal Health Center, Wednesday, Aug. 16 on the bloodmobile at 105365 S. Hwy 102, McLoud, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.; Pottawatomie County Health Dept, Thursday, Aug. 17 in the Auditorium at 1904 S. Gordon Cooper Drive, Shawnee, from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
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Time is Running Out to Give Blood and Get Free Zoo Admission

08/08/2017
Time is Running Out to Give Blood and Get Free Zoo Admission
Donors who save lives by giving blood with Oklahoma Blood Institute will receive a pass for two to the Oklahoma City Zoo and a free “Keep It Local” t-shirt through the month of August.*

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OMRF receives four grants totaling more than $5 million

08/08/2017
The Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation has been awarded a quartet of new federal grants totaling $5.09 million. Read More

Oklahoma Turning Point Conference & Policy Day Set for August 30-31

08/07/2017
Community leaders, public health professionals, advocates and members of the public are invited to the “Leading Together 2017” 20th Annual Turning Point Conference and 9th Annual Policy Day hosted by the Oklahoma Turning Point Council (OTPC). The event is Aug. 30-31 at the Marriott Conference Center at NCED in Norman. Read More

OKC’s Free Active-Family Music Festival Is Back Sept. 17

08/07/2017
OKC’s Free Active-Family Music Festival Is Back Sept. 17
It’s nearly time to wop, bop, boom and boogie again at the fifth annual Wiggle Out Loud – Oklahoma City’s free, active-family outdoor music festival presented by The Children’s Hospital at OU Medical Center and benefiting The Children’s Hospital Volunteers. Read More

Oklahoma CLICK for Babies Campaign Seeks Local Knitters

08/01/2017
Oklahoma CLICK for Babies Campaign Seeks Local Knitters
The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) needs your help as we CLICK for Babies. This campaign is to create awareness of the Period of PURPLE Crying to prevent Shaken Baby Syndrome. Frustration with crying infants is the number one trigger for the shaking and abuse of an infant. The OSDH is recruiting crochet artists and knitters to help reach this year’s cap goal of 4,300 to spread Shaken Baby Syndrome prevention efforts across the state. Read More

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