Health Department News | Sep 2, 2015

  • Better Health Through Economic Opportunity

    You are invited to attend an important forum addressing the health of our community and how it relates to economic development from 12:30 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, September 10.

    The “Better Health Through Economic Opportunity” forum is sponsored by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber, the Oklahoma City-County Health Department and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

    The forum will leverage the influence of local and regional businesses to empower healthier individuals and communities through education, employment and income. The Oklahoma City stop is the second in a 10-forum series in multiple cities, including Denver; Memphis, Tenn.; Orlando, Fla.; Fort Worth, Texas; Los Angeles; and Indianapolis.

    The local forum will include a mix of local speakers, panel discussions involving a cross-section of business and community leaders and workshops addressing community health priorities.

    Join city leaders like Oklahoma City Manager Jim Couch; Rob Neu, superintendent of the Oklahoma City School District; Gary Cox, CEO of the Oklahoma City-County Health Department; and Roy Williams, President and CEO of the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber, and register today to attend the forum, which will be held at the City-County Health Department, 2600 NE 63rd Street.

  • Preventing Heat-Related Illnesses

    Now that summer is here, the OKC-County Health Department would like to remind everyone to protect their health against heat related illnesses that may cause heat stroke or death by following these tips: READ MORE

  • West Nile Virus Fact Sheet

    Check out our West Nile Virus Fact Sheet for more information on the virus and it’s prevention.

  • Measles Information

    For information on measles vaccinations and prevention click here.

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