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    The Oklahoma Turning Point Council is now accepting applications for the 2018 Neil Hann Award and Community Champion Award Program.

    • Neil Hann Award honors an individual who has made outstanding contributions to protecting and promoting health in Oklahoma beyond his or her normal work duties.  The award recipient is selected based on demonstrated achievement in leadership, innovation, creativity and inspiring collaboration.
    • Community Champion Award Program recognizes the service and dedication of partnerships that make our communities better through initiatives that contribute to health improvement and quality of life. Award categories include: tobacco, obesity, children’s health, behavioral health and other.

    The deadline for submission (electronic) is Friday, June 15th, 2018 at 5 PM.

    2018 awardees will be recognized in several ways, including at a special awards luncheon during the 21st Annual Turning Point Conference on August 30, 2018 at Moore Norman Technology Center in Oklahoma City, OK.

    Learn more

    >> Click here for more details and submission instructions to nominate a coalition, organization or strategic partnership for the 2018 OTPC Community Champion Award or Neil Hann Award.

    For more information about the awards, visit the Oklahoma Turning Point Council’s website or email okturningpointcouncil@yahoo.com.

    Get inspired

    The partnerships and successes of some of the Community Champion awardees recognized in past years have been featured in video highlights and stories in the Oklahoma Spotlight section of this site. >> Read more.

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    This page serves as a central hub of links to local (regional, county, or city level) health data sources for Oklahoma.

    Prioritize your work, assess your progress, or make the care for your wellness initiative with the evidence on this page.

    General Data Sources

    Community Commons – UN Census Bureau & US Department of Health & Human Services – Allows users to generate maps and data reports on a variety of topics, including public health, food access, and environmental factors.

    County Health Profiles – Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH), Community Epidemiology & Evaluation Unit – Report on health factors of the residents in each county. The topical information and flagship issues addressed highlight each county and align with Healthy People 2020 indicators.

    County Health Rankings – Robert Wood Johnson Foundation – Reports on how health is influenced by the community you live in. County and state-specific reports are also available.

    OK2ShareOSDH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – County, regional, and state level data covering multiple public health areas, including births, deaths, inpatient discharges, cancer, and many others.

    Oklahoma Health Workforce Data – OSDH, Office Of Primary Care and Rural Health Development – Maps that show county or local level healthcare service areas and needs, including: Health Professions Shortage Areas, Medically Underserved Areas, and Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs)Healthcare Resources & Facilities

    State Health Gaps ReportRobert Wood Johnson Foundation – Data on health gaps in the state of Oklahoma. The report focuses on what is driving health differences across the state and how those gaps can be closed.

    Wellness County Profiles OSDH, Center for the Advancement of Wellness – Oklahoma maps and county dashboards which include data around the social determinants of health, the community food retail environment, health outcomes and the introduction of the 3-4-60 concept at the county level. The profiles were developed to support local efforts to address tobacco, physical activity, nutrition and resultant chronic diseases. Historical data also available: 2017 County Health Profiles  |  2014 County Health Profiles

    Nutrition / Physical Activity Data

    Food Desert Maps – USDA, Food Access Research Atlas (FARA) – A look at food access, and a view of how food deserts have changed since 2010.

    Low Income ReportOklahoma State Department of Education – School district and county level data on income.

    Mental Health and Substance Abuse Prevention / Treatment Data

    County & Municipal Court Data for Alcohol Offenses On Demand Court Records – Available court records for alcohol offenses.

    Data Query System (DQS) – ODMHSAS – Indicators collected by the Oklahoma State Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroup related to substance abuse and substance abuse prevention. On this website you can also find Oklahoma Prevention Needs Assessment student data and behavioral health data.

    Highway Safety Office Data Oklahoma Highway Safety Office – Access to data on alcohol related crashes and fatalities throughout the state.

    Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment DataODMHSAS – An online system where users can access statewide or county-level data on mental health and substance abuse treatment in Oklahoma.

    ODMHSAS: Statistics and Data – ODMHSAS – Statistical reports related to substance abuse andBehavioral Health Issues from ODMHSAS and other sources.



    Tobacco Control Data

    Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline County Level Utilization DashboardsOklahoma Tobacco Helpline – An in depth look at Tobacco Helpline Utilization by month in different Oklahoma counties.

    Help complete this list

    Have a particular site you use to obtain local-level data? Comment in the box below to share your favorite data source and inform others of information available.

    Data sources will be added and updated periodically as new resources emerge.

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      This post is updated weekly. To find additional OPEN opportunities, which may have tight deadlines, or to see past funding announcements, visit the Funding Opportunities thread in the Forum [members only].

      • Partners for Breakfast in the Classroom Grants: Oklahoma is a priority state for this funding opportunity, which provides funding and technical assistance to help public schools implement breakfast in the classroom. Funds are available for districts with 70% or over Free & Reduced lunch or those participating in Community Eligibility to increase breakfast participation. Deadline: Rolling. Click for funding details.
      • School-Based Health Center Capital (SBHCC) Program: The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has announced the availability of up to $10 million in funding for school health center capital investments. The agency is expected to make up to 100 awards to currently operational school-based health centers (SBHCs) for the purpose of increasing “access to mental health, substance abuse, and childhood obesity-related services.” Deadline: April 17. Click for funding details.

      If you know of an open funding opportunity that may be of interest to the OK In the Know community, tell us about it! Post a comment below, add it to the Funding Opportunities thread in the Forum [members only] or contact us.

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      Looking to improve the health in your community? Regardless of what type of community you work in or whether you hold a formal role, OK In the Know has loads of resources for you to use to change the health of Oklahoma’s communities.

      The following tools were developed for the Healthy Living Program, but may be of use to other partners.

      Sector Resources

      Check out these resources on how to take action in your specific area of interest.


      The following maps and supplemental data are compiled by the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH), to show county-level data on health risk factors related to tobacco use and obesity (e.g. prevalence of smoking, physical inactivity, food deserts, etc.).

      Health Communications

      A wide variety of signage templates to promote healthy options:

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