Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) is a state agency that makes grants aimed at tobacco use prevention and obesity prevention in Oklahoma. See current funding opportunities below.
Certified Healthy Oklahoma is a voluntary and free state-wide certification available to businesses, schools, and all kinds of community organizations that want to be recognized as leaders making special efforts to promote healthy behaviors of Oklahomans.
The program is a collaborative effort between four organizations, including the Oklahoma State Department of Health. >>Learn more.
Successfully getting Certified Healthy Oklahoma status is the first step in meeting the criteria for TSET’s Healthy Communities and Healthy Schools Incentive Grant programs. >>Learn more.
Find all resources for the Certified Healthy Oklahoma program below.
PDF versions – UPDATED for 2017 (8/1/17)
UPDATED for 2017 (8/1/17)
2016 Certified Healthy Oklahoma By the Numbers – Find details about the 2,143 applicants and the programs they represent, the program criteria they have met, and applicant feedback. >> Read more.
As part of its Tobacco Compliance Webinar Series, the FDA Center for Tobacco Products hosted a webinar to help retailers and small business manufacturers understand requirements related to cigars under the deeming regulation. Topics covered include: packaging warnings, instances when cigars are sold without packaging, and a review of the retailer’s responsibilities when packaging and advertisements are received from a manufacturer, importer, or distributor.
“Synar Compliance: E-Cigarette & T21 Laws (2017)” is a factsheet available from the Tobacco Control Legal Consortium at the Public Health Law Center. As more states are beginning to restrict youth access to e-cigarettes and raising the minimum age of tobacco purchase, the factsheet aims to provide states with guidance on how these new laws interact with Synar inspections and enforcement.
A recording is available from a NACCHO webinar on low-cost tobacco cessation strategies in local health departments. The webinar provides an overview of CDC’s Tips from Former Smokers campaign and information on how to access free campaign materials for use at the local-level. Two local health departments also present on their collaboration with healthcare providers to integrate the Tips from Former Smokers campaign into clinical settings.
The Certified Healthy Oklahoma webinar recording detailing updates to the 2017 program is now available! The webinar discusses changes to the 2017 application, and provides tools to help facilitate growth for current applications.
Want to stay ‘in the know’ on the latest from Certified Healthy Oklahoma? Join the Certified Healthy Oklahoma group.
You can also find more information on the 2016 program here. Coming soon: 2017 guidelines, application information & resources!
The OSDH Office of Partner Engagement, formerly the Turning Point Initiative, partners with communities across Oklahoma to work on local innovations such as community health centers, extensive walking trails, community gardens, improved school health activities and advocacy for health improvement policies.
2017 Office of Partner Engagement Partnership List (Updated 6/19/17)
May is Mental Health Month, and National Prevention Week is May 14-20, 2017.
Sponsored by SAMHSA, National Prevention Week is an annual health observance dedicated to increasing public awareness of, and action around, substance abuse and mental health issues.
Help spread the word through awareness, support and advocacy activities by showing you’re #IntoMentalHealth. >> Click here for resources from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), or find toolkits for individuals and organizations from Mental Health America.
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