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Protecting Your Child’s Eye Health

08/22/2018
Your child's eyesight is precious. From infancy to their teen years, you want to protect them from harm, and that includes preserving healthy vision. Good vision can help your child focus in school and safely enjoy sports and other hobbies. Act early and educate yourself and your kids about eye safety. Read More

Boots & Badges Blood Drive! Help Your First Responders Win a Friendly Competition Aug 29

08/22/2018
Boots & Badges Blood Drive! Help Your First Responders Win a Friendly Competition Aug 29
Earlsboro’s first responders are looking for citizens to support their efforts through blood donation with Oklahoma Blood Institute. Those who give at the Boots & Badges blood drive In Honor of Dustin Smith on Wednesday, Aug 29, will provide blood needed to save local lives, such as those that firefighters and law enforcement officers rescue. Read More

Blood Donors Urged to “Beef Up the Blood Supply” Before Labor Day- August 31

08/21/2018
Blood Donors Urged to “Beef Up the Blood Supply”  Before Labor Day- August 31
Blood donors who save lives on the Friday before Labor Day will enjoy a tailgate party at Oklahoma Blood Institute donor centers! Read More

Charity Navigator awards OMRF four-star charity status

08/21/2018
The Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation has once again received the highest-possible rating from Charity Navigator, the nation’s largest charity evaluator. Read More

Applications Now Open for the Certified Healthy Oklahoma Program

08/21/2018
An important contributor to improving the health of Oklahomans is providing opportunities to make healthier choices where people live, work, learn, play and pray. The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is currently accepting applications for the Certified Healthy Oklahoma program through Nov. 1. Read More

Simple ways to keep osteoporosis at bay

08/16/2018
Your bones are living tissue. Although you can’t feel it happening, they are constantly being broken down and replaced with new cells. Read More

Fall Music on the Oklahoma Health Center Campus

08/13/2018
Every Wednesday, check out this wonderful concert series featuring food trucks and music sponsored by OU Medicine. Read More

Give Blood and Let the Adventure Begin! Aug 20

08/13/2018
Give Blood and Let the Adventure Begin! Aug 20
Oklahoma Blood Institute will hold a blood drive with Canute Community sponsored by Canute Lions Club on Monday, Aug 20, from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Canute Lions Club. Donors will receive a limited edition “Adventure” t-shirt, and a voucher for free admission to Science Museum Oklahoma for one adult and one child.* Also donors will receive a coupon for a Free Honey Butter Chicken Biscuit from Whataburger plus a chance to win Whataburger for a year! Read More

OKMRC Volunteers Gather for Disaster Training and Exercise

08/13/2018
More than 160 volunteers for the Oklahoma Medical Reserve Corps (OKMRC) gathered in Oklahoma City recently for training and a full-scale exercise designed to better prepare them to respond to emergencies and disasters. Read More

Oklahoma State Department of Health Names Twelve Member Medical Marijuana Food Safety Standards Board

08/09/2018
As required by SQ788, the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) has appointed all 12 Oklahoma residents to the Medical Marijuana Food Safety Standards Board. Those members will provide recommendations for food safety standards for processing and handling medical marijuana. Read More

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