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Blood Donors Rewarded With Zoo Tickets – June 3

05/20/2015
Blood Donors Rewarded With Zoo Tickets – June 3
All Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) donors at the Lowe's Yukon blood drive will receive two admissions to the Oklahoma City Zoo. Those who give Wednesday, June 3, between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m., (at Bloodmobile) can enjoy summer fun at Oklahoma’s number one tourist attraction. Read More

OSDH and ODMHSAS Help First Responders Prevent Overdose Deaths

05/20/2015
In an ongoing effort to reduce opioid overdose deaths, the Oklahoma State Department of Health OSDH) has partnered with the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (ODMHSAS) to expand the availability of a life-saving drug that can prevent such tragedies. Read More

Research teamwork: Balancing love, life and the lab

05/19/2015
Research teamwork: Balancing love, life and the lab
Scott and Kendra Plafker have been married for 17 years. But this year marked a milestone that precious few couples ever celebrate: Their first scientific paper co-authored by just the two of them. Read More

OSDH Requests Comments for Women, Infants and Children Program Federal Fiscal Year 2016

05/19/2015
The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) annually prepares a state plan for operation of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). OSDH is currently in the process of developing this plan for the period of Oct. 1 through September 30, 2016, and the public is encouraged to provide input or comments regarding the WIC program. Read More

OSDH Urges International Travelers to be Aware of Health Risks During Summer

05/19/2015
With the summer travel season approaching, the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) Acute Disease Service emphasizes being aware of current health risks at international vacation destinations and taking the appropriate measures to stay healthy during and after travel. Read More

OSDH Requests Comments for Women, Infants and Children Program Federal Fiscal Year 2016

05/19/2015
The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) annually prepares a state plan for operation of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). OSDH is currently in the process of developing this plan for the period of Oct. 1 through September 30, 2016, and the public is encouraged to provide input or comments regarding the WIC program. Read More

OSDH Encourages Safe Swimming to Prevent Spreading Diseases

05/18/2015
Make a Healthy Splash: Share the Fun, Not the Germs
Think Healthy. Swim Healthy. Be Healthy
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OMRF selects 2015 Teen Leaders in Philanthropy

05/13/2015
The Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation has selected its third annual Teen Leaders in Philanthropy class. Read More

Remington Park Racetrack and Casino Hosts Blood Drive – May 22

05/11/2015
Remington Park Racetrack and Casino Hosts  Blood Drive – May 22
Remington Park Racetrack and Casino invites everyone to give blood Friday, May 22, from noon to 4 p.m. The blood drive is one of ten hosted by local casinos teaming up to support Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) during May. Read More

Kickapoo Casino Harrah Hosts Blood Drive – May 23

05/11/2015
Kickapoo Casino Harrah Hosts Blood Drive – May 23
Kickapoo Casino Harrah invites everyone to give blood Saturday, May 23, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The blood drive is one of ten hosted by local casinos teaming up to support Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) during May. Read More

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