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Meeker Community Hosts All-American Blood Drive July 6

06/23/2016
Meeker Community Hosts All-American Blood Drive July 6
To keep the blood supply strong through the July 4th weekend, Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) is urging Meeker residents to make donation a priority. An All-American blood drive sponsored by Meeker Community will occur at Meeker High School Cafeteria, Wednesday, July 6, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., in Memory of Tracey Fullbright. Two tickets to an Oklahoma City Dodgers baseball game will be awarded to each person who gives. Read More

First Oklahoma Case of West Nile Virus Announced for 2016 Season

06/16/2016
The first case of West Nile virus (WNV) disease for the 2016 mosquito season in Oklahoma has been confirmed in a Pittsburg County resident. In addition, collections of mosquitoes which tested positive for WNV have been previously reported by public health officials at the Tulsa and Oklahoma City-County Health Departments. Read More

SUMMER BLOOD DONORS NEEDED - June 23

06/09/2016
Blood donors this summer will not only feel good when they donate with Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI), each will also get two tickets to the Oklahoma City Zoo. The Zoo’s lively otter is featured on “You Otter Give Blood” T-shirts that will also be given to donors. Read More

Oklahoma Blood Institute, OKC Dodgers Reward “Early Bird” Donors

06/09/2016
Fewer people donate blood on summertime Mondays and Tuesdays. So, Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) has partnered with the Oklahoma City Dodgers to provide special rewards for those who do. Read More

OMRF welcomes 2016 class of Fleming Scholars

06/09/2016
This week, OMRF welcomed its 61st class of Sir Alexander Fleming Scholars. The students, all graduates of Oklahoma high schools, were chosen from a pool of statewide applicants and will spend their summers working in OMRF laboratories with senior medical researchers on in-depth, individual research projects. Read More

Dairy MAX Treats Blood Donors On World Blood Donor Day– June 14

06/06/2016
Thanks to Dairy MAX and Hiland Dairy, blood donors Tuesday, June 14, will receive ‘a pint for a pint’ at all Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) donor centers. Each who gives will receive a pint of milk, a half-pint of ice cream, milk T-shirt and a chance to win a free gallon of Hiland milk each week for a year. Read More

SUMMER BLOOD DONORS NEEDED - June 15

06/06/2016
SUMMER BLOOD DONORS NEEDED - June 15
Blood donors this summer will not only feel good when they donate with Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI), each will also get two tickets to the Oklahoma City Zoo. The Zoo’s lively otter is featured on “You Otter Give Blood” T-shirts that will also be given to donors along with a food voucher from the hospital. Read More

Summer Blood Donors Needed - June 11

05/27/2016
Summer Blood Donors Needed - June 11
Blood donors this summer will not only feel good when they donate with Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI), each will also get two tickets to the Oklahoma City Zoo. The Zoo’s lively otter is featured on “You Otter Give Blood” T-shirts that will also be given to donors. Read More

OU RESEARCHERS TO TARGET ZIKA VIRUS

05/27/2016
New grant advances work toward developing a vaccine for the virus
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Children’s Hospital Foundation Receives Community Grant

05/27/2016
Carolyn Watson Rural Grant will fund Autism Screenings/Training Read More

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