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 Swim Healthy. Stay Healthy. Wed, 23 May 2018 13:14:00 +0000 https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/swim-healthy-stay-healthy https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/swim-healthy-stay-healthy 0 National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month Sun, 20 May 2018 18:00:00 +0000 https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/national-teen-pregnancy-prevention-month https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/national-teen-pregnancy-prevention-month 0 Family Fun Fest 2018 Fri, 18 May 2018 03:44:00 +0000 https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/family-fun-fest-2018 https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/family-fun-fest-2018 0 Ozone Alert

The primary component of smog, ground-level ozone, is a health risk to the general populace of Central Oklahoma, but especially dangerous to Children, The Elderly, Individuals with Respiratory Illnesses, Individuals with Cardiovascular Illnesses, Individuals with Asthma, Diabetes, and Emphysema.]]>
Thu, 17 May 2018 12:35:00 +0000 https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/ozone-alert-day https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/ozone-alert-day 0
Reducing Tick Exposure Thu, 17 May 2018 02:01:00 +0000 https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/reducing-tick-exposure https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/reducing-tick-exposure 0 National Women's Health Week

During National Women's Health Week each year, millions of women take steps to improve their health. The week serves as a reminder for women to make their health a priority and build positive health habits for life. The 19th annual National Women's Health Week kicks off on Mother's Day, May 13, and is celebrated through May 19, 2018. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office on Women’s Health leads National Women’s Health Week to encourage all women to be as healthy as possible.]]>
Mon, 14 May 2018 14:00:00 +0000 https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/national-womens-health-week https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/national-womens-health-week 0
Name Our Mascot! Thu, 10 May 2018 03:13:00 +0000 https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/name-our-mascot https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/name-our-mascot 0 Family Fun Night Tue, 08 May 2018 14:24:00 +0000 https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/family-fun-night-1 https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/family-fun-night-1 0 National Nurses Week Mon, 07 May 2018 12:39:00 +0000 https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/national-nurses-week https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/national-nurses-week 0 Take it off Oklahoma!

Join us for the next three months on a journey to help Oklahoma lose weight! Take It Off Oklahoma is a three-month weight loss challenge coordinated by FOX 25 News and the Oklahoma City-County Health Department.]]>
Fri, 04 May 2018 18:00:00 +0000 https://www.occhd.org/TakeItOffOklahoma https://www.occhd.org/TakeItOffOklahoma 0
Air Quality Awareness Week Wed, 02 May 2018 15:02:00 +0000 https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/air-quality-awareness-week https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/air-quality-awareness-week 0 Healthy Sushi Night

A FREE cooking demo brought to you by the Oklahoma City County Health Department and Whole Foods Market. Come participate in a hands on cooking demonstration in the Oklahoma City County Health Department's state of the art kitchen taught by Registered Dietitian, Minh Chu, in light of Stroke Awareness Month! ]]>
Tue, 01 May 2018 20:28:00 +0000 https://www.occhd.org/sushinight https://www.occhd.org/sushinight 0
Infant Immunizations FAQs

It’s natural you have questions about your child’s vaccines. Read answers to common questions to learn more about vaccine safety, the recommended schedule, how vaccines protect your child from 14 diseases by age two, and more.]]>
Fri, 27 Apr 2018 17:12:00 +0000 https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/infant-immunizations-faqs https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/infant-immunizations-faqs 0
National Infant Immunization Week Sat, 21 Apr 2018 22:44:00 +0000 https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/national-infant-immunization-week https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/national-infant-immunization-week 0 Child Abuse Prevention Month Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:45:00 +0000 https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/child-abuse-prevention-month https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/child-abuse-prevention-month 0 Joint Council on Public Health Established

Public health leaders from the Oklahoma State Department of Health, OKC-County Health Department and Tulsa Health Department have announced the creation of the Joint Council on Public Health.]]>
Fri, 13 Apr 2018 14:00:00 +0000 https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/joint-council-public-health-established https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/joint-council-public-health-established 0
Red Flag Warning

Friday has the potential to be a very dangerous wildfire day across parts of western Oklahoma and western north Texas. It is likely the red flag warning will need to be extended further east.]]>
Thu, 12 Apr 2018 14:23:00 +0000 https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/red-flag-warning-041218 https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/red-flag-warning-041218 0
The Right To Health Fri, 06 Apr 2018 11:44:00 +0000 https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/right-health https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/right-health 0 National Public Health Week 2018

​During each day of National Public Health Week, we will focus on one public health topic. We believe these topic areas are critical to our future success in creating the healthiest nation.]]>
Tue, 03 Apr 2018 12:40:00 +0000 https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/national-public-health-week-2018 https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/national-public-health-week-2018 0
Annual Children First Graduation Wed, 28 Mar 2018 14:02:00 +0000 https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/annual-children-first-graduation https://www.occhd.org/pressroom/annual-children-first-graduation 0