OKC-County Health News Latest news from the Oklahoma-City County Health Department. Zend_Feed_Writer 2 (http://framework.zend.com) https://www.occhd.org/pressroom OCCHD, INTEGRIS Win Health Award Fri, 24 Feb 2017 21:11:00 +0000 https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/occhd-integris-win-health-award https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/occhd-integris-win-health-award 0 Seniors at Risk for Flu-Related Death Thu, 23 Feb 2017 17:44:00 +0000 https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/seniors-risk-flu-related-death https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/seniors-risk-flu-related-death 0 First Flu Death Confirmed Thu, 09 Feb 2017 19:18:00 +0000 https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/first-flu-death-confirmed https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/first-flu-death-confirmed 0 OCCHD Named Health Champion Fri, 03 Feb 2017 20:41:00 +0000 https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/american-diabetes-association-names-occhd-health-champion https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/american-diabetes-association-names-occhd-health-champion 0 Legal Assistance Available at Health Clinics Wed, 18 Jan 2017 23:30:00 +0000 https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/legal-assistance-available-health-clinics https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/legal-assistance-available-health-clinics 0 10 Reasons to Get Vaccinated

Is staying healthy a part of your New Year's resolution? Make sure you are up to date on recommended vaccines.]]>
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Avoid Illness After a Power Outage

If the power in your home goes out for more than a few hours, OKC-County Health Department food safety experts say it’s important to determine whether or not the food stored in your refrigerator and freezer is still safe to cook, eat or refreeze. ]]>
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Be Smart. Take Part. Prepare

Learn how to stay safe before, during, and after ice/snow storms by following our safety tips.]]>
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Cervical Health Awareness Month Wed, 04 Jan 2017 16:26:00 +0000 https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/cervical-health-awareness-month https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/cervical-health-awareness-month 0 Survive Winter Weather Travel with 7 Essentials Wed, 21 Dec 2016 21:18:00 +0000 https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/survive-winter-weather https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/survive-winter-weather 0 Food Safety Tips for the Holidays Fri, 02 Dec 2016 20:32:00 +0000 https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/food-safety-tips-holidays https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/food-safety-tips-holidays 0 Stay Safe and Healthy this Winter!

Winter storms and cold temperatures can be hazardous. Stay safe and healthy by planning ahead. Prepare your home and cars. Prepare for power outages and outdoor activity. Check on older adults.]]>
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It's Not Too Late To Get A Flu Shot! Wed, 19 Oct 2016 19:14:00 +0000 https://www.occhd.org/flushot https://www.occhd.org/flushot 0 Don't Forget to Vote! Tue, 18 Oct 2016 23:37:00 +0000 https://www.occhd.org/vote2016 https://www.occhd.org/vote2016 0 Opens Streets OKC Fall 2016

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is breast cancer awareness month. Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the United States (other than skin cancer). But millions of women are surviving the disease thanks in part to early detection and improvements in treatment. ]]>
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National Women’s Health and Fitness Day Tue, 27 Sep 2016 23:13:00 +0000 https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/national-womens-health-and-fitness-day https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/national-womens-health-and-fitness-day 0 September is Infant Safe Sleep Awareness Month Tue, 20 Sep 2016 22:49:00 +0000 https://www.occhd.org/safesleepmonth https://www.occhd.org/safesleepmonth 0 National Preparedness Month Wed, 14 Sep 2016 00:43:00 +0000 https://www.occhd.org/preparednessmonth https://www.occhd.org/preparednessmonth 0 September is Sexual Health Awareness Month!

September is Sexual Health Awareness Month! OCCHD clinics and staff are dedicated to providing testing and education on reducing your risk for sexually transmitted infections. OCCHD tests for gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis, HIV and trichomoniasis (females), and provides on-site treatment for some of these infections. Need testing?]]>
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