OCCHD Featured Articles Stay up to date with the latest happenings at OCCHD Zend_Feed_Writer 2 (http://framework.zend.com) https://www.occhd.org/pressroom Sign Up For Total Wellness! Mon, 24 Jun 2019 20:05:00 +0000 https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/total-wellness-article https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/total-wellness-article 0 '​Skeeter Meter' Status: Normal

OCCHD epidemiologists will use data from the following sources: temperature, mosquito trap counts, disease rate within captured mosquitoes, complaints from residents, human surveillance which includes West Nile Virus (WNV) cases in the state and throughout the Oklahoma County area to determine the risk.]]>
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Two Positive West Nile Virus Mosquito Samples Tue, 04 Jun 2019 20:00:00 +0000 https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/two-positive-west-nile-virus-mosquito-samples https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/two-positive-west-nile-virus-mosquito-samples 0 Sequoyah and Oakridge Neighborhoods We Need Your Feedback! Sat, 18 May 2019 01:00:00 +0000 https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/we-need-your-feedback https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/we-need-your-feedback 0 Measles reaches Oklahoma: What you should do Thu, 16 May 2019 04:00:00 +0000 https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/measles-reaches-oklahoma-what-you-should-do https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/measles-reaches-oklahoma-what-you-should-do 0 Join Us For A Town Hall Tue, 14 May 2019 03:27:00 +0000 https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/join-us-town-hall https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/join-us-town-hall 0 OCCHD Celebrates National Nurses Week Mon, 06 May 2019 23:00:00 +0000 https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/occhd-celebrates-national-nurses-week https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/occhd-celebrates-national-nurses-week 0 The Importance of the MMR Vaccine Fri, 26 Apr 2019 19:00:00 +0000 https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/importance-mmr https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/importance-mmr 0 Preparation can reduce Severe Weather Stress Mon, 22 Apr 2019 12:29:00 +0000 https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/preparation-can-reduce-severe-weather-stress https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/preparation-can-reduce-severe-weather-stress 0 Weekly Health Tip: Garden Safely Mon, 08 Apr 2019 03:42:00 +0000 https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/weekly-tip-garden-safely https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/weekly-tip-garden-safely 0 National Public Health Week

We are sharing with our community and partners that the first week of April is National Public Health Week (NPHW). Our goal is to talk about the role everyone can play in improving health in all groups in Oklahoma County. This year’s theme of NPHW is “Creating the Healthiest Nation: For science. For action. For health.”]]>
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Child Abuse Prevention Month Mon, 01 Apr 2019 14:45:00 +0000 https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/child-abuse-prevention-month https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/child-abuse-prevention-month 0 Freezer Vegetable Breakfast Burritos Tue, 26 Mar 2019 18:12:00 +0000 https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/freezer-vegetable-breakfast-burritos https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/freezer-vegetable-breakfast-burritos 0 Weekly Health Tip: Prevent Colon Cancer Fri, 15 Mar 2019 18:00:00 +0000 https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/weekly-health-tip-prevent-colon-cancer https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/weekly-health-tip-prevent-colon-cancer 0 Team of the Week: Teen Pregnancy Prevention Thu, 28 Feb 2019 20:00:00 +0000 https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/team-week-teen-pregnancy-prevention https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/team-week-teen-pregnancy-prevention 0 Driving in Winter Weather

OCCHD advises residents not to take chances when dealing with dangerous winter conditions. Emergency Preparedness Coordinator Blaine Bolding advises travelers to check local media reports of weather forecasts before making travel plans and to know what the National Weather Service winter storm and blizzard watches mean.]]>
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Good Health Habits Can Help Prevent The Flu Tue, 12 Feb 2019 04:20:00 +0000 https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/good-health-habits-can-help-prevent-flu https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/good-health-habits-can-help-prevent-flu 0 Team of the Week: My Heart Wed, 06 Feb 2019 19:30:00 +0000 https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/team-week-my-heart https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/team-week-my-heart 0 February is Heart Health Month

Heart disease doesn’t happen just to older adults. It is happening to younger adults more and more often. This is partly because the conditions that lead to heart disease are happening at younger ages. February is Heart Month, the perfect time to learn about your risk for heart disease and the steps you need to take now to help your heart.]]>
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OCCHD offers Free Resources to Create Healthier Businesses

Through the TSET Healthy Living Program at the Oklahoma City-County Health Department (OCCHD), metro businesses can receive free support to create a company health promotion plan for 2019.]]>
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