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State Representative Forrest Bennett in his office at the Oklahoma State Capitol, Thursday, May 11, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

2017 Wellness Report shows success of Wellness Now Coalition

Leaders at the Oklahoma City-County Health Department hope to continue seeing improvement in the years to come.

Aundria Goree, administrator of community health, talks about a grand the OCCHD has recently received, Tuesday, April 25, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

OCCHD, others receive a federal grant to bridge gap between social, medical care

“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.”

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A statewide program helps improve the lives of first-time mothers and their children

Oklahoma’s Children First partners with first-time, low-income moms and families to build safe, stable, healthy homes for children.

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Surgeon general’s report sheds light on dangers of e-cigarettes

Consumption among teens and young adults is prevalent and dangerous.

Andrew Tevington at Oklahoma Gazette offices, Friday, Jan. 6, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Oklahoma City-County Health Department and Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma team up

Lawyers assist patients with various issues, leading to better and often cheaper health care outcomes.

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Childhood obesity hits Oklahoma hard

Local programs fight to educated citizens and provide them with access to fresh food and exercise.

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Oklahoma City-County Health Department holds town hall meetings to get community insight

OCCHD will use information gathered at the meetings to develop initiatives and make changes to programming to improve community health.

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Food Briefs: Oklahoma Wine Walk, Great Pretenders Mocktail Mix-Off, Yokozuna, Awards for Excellence and more

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.

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