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 Oklahoma Coalition Receives $4.5M Grant Wed, 19 Apr 2017 20:36:00 +0000 https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/oklahoma-coalition-receives-45m-grant https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/oklahoma-coalition-receives-45m-grant 0 The Kresge Foundation Public Health Initiative

Kresge’s Emerging Leaders in Public Health was designed to provide public health leaders of county and local health departments opportunities to build additional knowledge and skills to tackle challenges public health professionals face in their communities. The initiative is designed to develop local public health leaders in pairs, and each pair includes the health officer and a future leader from the public health agency. ]]>
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National Public Health Week 2017 Wed, 05 Apr 2017 13:02:00 +0000 https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/national-public-health-week-2017 https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/national-public-health-week-2017 0 OCCHD and OSDH Addressing Syphilis Outbreak Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:04:00 +0000 https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/occhd-and-osdh-addressing-syphilis-outbreak https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/occhd-and-osdh-addressing-syphilis-outbreak 0 Spring Break and Zika

Did you travel to another country for spring break? Check out the CDC map for Zika travel recommendations in each country and view a list of symptoms.]]>
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Free Weight-Loss Class! Wed, 08 Mar 2017 19:13:00 +0000 https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/free-weight-loss-class https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/free-weight-loss-class 0 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