Leaders at the Oklahoma City-County Health Department hope to continue seeing improvement in the years to come.
“Unmet health needs like food insecurity, transportation issues and unstable housing can lead to developing risks for chronic diseases,” she said. “We want to combat individuals increasing their risks of developing chronic diseases through traditional health care with preventable care.”
Oklahoma’s Children First partners with first-time, low-income moms and families to build safe, stable, healthy homes for children.
The last Open Streets OKC spring event drew in around 35,000 people.
Consumption among teens and young adults is prevalent and dangerous.
Lawyers assist patients with various issues, leading to better and often cheaper health care outcomes.
Local programs fight to educated citizens and provide them with access to fresh food and exercise.
OCCHD will use information gathered at the meetings to develop initiatives and make changes to programming to improve community health.
Oklahoma Wine Walk is Saturday, AAA Oklahoma Great Pretenders Mocktail Mix-Off awards prizes for mocktails, Yokozuna opens in Chisholm Creek, Asia Society of Oklahoma, Inc. hosts Awards for Excellence on Nov. 12 and Urban Teahouse closes its original location.
The first Open Streets OKC event in March 2014 surpassed attendance expectations.