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0Recently, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine held a workshop that explored challenges and opportunities for health sector actors that engage with...

0Recognizing the bidirectional relationship between health and educational success, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Roundtable on Population Health Improvement held a...

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0The Roundtable on Obesity Solutions of the Health and Medicine Division of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, recently held a public...

0All children deserve the opportunity to meet their full health potential and lead a fulfilling life. Yet health inequities in the United States prevent...

0 Look back on a sampling of efforts around Oklahoma that made the news this past month to learn about policies, practices, and programs...

0In April 2019, the Oklahoma Conference of Churches began a partnership with the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services on an...

0Did you know? The Community Council volunteers their time to give a unified voice to the interests and priorities of members working at the...

0Do you have tools that help you encourage creating a healthy school or district? Are those tools flexible enough to meet the specific needs...

2A 12-part series of leadership training webinars is now available to all OK In The Know members. The training series, developed by TSET Health...

0 The TSET Healthy Incentive Program has re-opened for FY2020, which started July 1, 2019.

0SNAP-Ed teaches people to shop for and cook healthy meals. SNAP-Ed can help people learn how to make their SNAP dollars stretch. SNAP-Ed works...

0The Roundtable on Obesity Solutions, Health and Medicine Division, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine convened a one-day public workshop that examined the...

0Effectively preventing suicide requires an understanding of who is attempting and dying by suicide, where the problem is most severe, and under what circumstances...

1 The KI BOIS Healthy Living Program serving Haskell & Latimer Counties started early in planning their “Kick Butts” efforts to empower youth to speak out against Big Tobacco.

0Looking for resources to improve health for people employed by cities and government agencies? Below, you will find resources about active transportation, tobacco-free local...

0Looking to improve the health in your community? Regardless of what type of community you work in or whether you hold a formal role,...

0 Look back on a sampling of efforts around Oklahoma that made the news this past month to learn about policies, practices, and programs...

0 Look back on a sampling of efforts around Oklahoma that made the news this past month to learn about policies, practices and programs...

0The American Fitness Index, published by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the Anthem Foundation, was released this week. The ACSM/Anthem Fitness Index...

0In 2016, youth e-cigarette use was substantially higher than cigarette smoking or use of any other tobacco product. The Center for Tobacco Products of...

0One size doesn’t fit all when it comes to talking about and implementing health policies. General information about various topics is listed below as...

0The Cherokee County Health Services Council, TSET Healthy Living Program serving Cherokee County and local Student Wellness Action Teams (SWAT) hosted a “Billions of...

0The Competencies for Population Health Professionals (Population Health Competencies) are a set of skills desirable for population health professionals (PHF). Based on the Core...

0Sustainability in the context of diet is not a new issue. The challenge is how to turn today’s more complex, nuanced definition of sustainability...

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0UPDATE: The Oklahoma Turning Point Council’s (OTPC) Call for Nominations for the Neil Hann Award and the Community Health Champion Award closed on June...

0Meet Sarah Keeth! Sarah is a Regional Prevention Coordinator (RPC) at Red Rock Behavioral Health Services in RPC Region 13 (Canadian & Grady Counties)...

0For far too long, discriminatory laws and policies have prevented people from living healthy lives. Everyone deserves good jobs and schools, healthy food, safe...

0The purpose of the OKIntheKnow.org online learning community (OLC) is to help you access useful information, exchange new ideas, and better collaborate with others...

1During the first week of April, communities across the US observe National Public Health Week to recognize the contributions of public health and highlight...

0Meet Heidi Johnson! Heidi is a Regional Prevention Coordinator at Red Rock Behavioral Health Services in RPC Region 12 where she conducts weekly compliance...

1The Center for Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promotion at OSDH is excited to introduce the 2019 Wellness County Profiles. Note: These profiles reflect...

1Using data from the U.S. Census Bureau and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Opportunity Atlas tracks the outcomes of...

0Below is a list of funders that may offer grant money or other support for improving community health & wellness in Oklahoma. This list...

1Find out who to contact to get involved in health and wellness initiatives in your community! This page is not an exhaustive list, but...

1According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, youth engagement is an opportunity for youth to gain the ability and authority to make...

1Kick Butts Day occurs annually in March, and is a national day of activism that empowers youth and other advocates to stand out, speak up...

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0Team Nutrition invites you to visit the new Team Nutrition Schools Network website!

0The non-profit National Dairy Council  has released new resources to help classroom instruction go behind-the-scenes at dairy farms to learn how farmers care for...

0A new tool from No Kid Hungry allows summer meals advocates, program sponsors, and state agencies to easily and quickly access historical usage data...

0The Breastfed Babies Welcome Here! resource contains communication tools Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) operators can use to let mothers and families...

1A new Congressional District module has been added to the United States Cancer Statistics: Data Visualizations tool, a user-friendly product that allows cancer surveillance...

0For people working with community institutions and organizations, this page contains great resources about creating wellness policies in child care facilities and out-of-school time...

0Tobacco and secondhand smoke still harm Oklahomans at home and at work. It’s poisoning and addicting our children. It’s burdening our healthcare industry and...

0Over 10 million US children head to after school programs when the school day ends. Young people who stay for after-school programming spend a...

0An e-prescribing bill, which began within the Coalition Against Prescription and Substance Abuse of Tulsa (CAPSAT), has become a law and will take effect...

0Obesity and overweight pose significant challenges to the armed forces in the United States, affecting service members (including active duty, guard, and reserve components),...

1AARP Livable Communities, 8 80 Cities and The Trust for Public Land have come together to highlight the importance of parks and give community leaders tools to create and improve...

0Classroom physical activity is any physical activity done in the classroom during or between academic instruction periods and in addition to physical education and recess. Benefits...

0The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has released the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, 2nd edition, which outlines the amounts and types...

0Tobacco Stops With Me is an Oklahoma media campaign that highlights how tobacco use impacts Oklahomans. It is funded by the Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment...

1The promotion of health equity is central to Trust for America’s Health’s (TFAH) work to support optimal health for every person and community. As...

1The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Health Eating Research (HER) Program has released the new report: Better for You Foods: A Guide to Evaluating the...

0The National Association of Chronic Disease Directors has released Healthy School, Healthy Staff, Healthy Students: A Guide to Improving School Employee Wellness. This new...

0The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is the nation’s largest advocacy and education organization working on tobacco-related issues.  The Campaign provides regular updates on federal,...

0Want to better engage youth in your community health initiatives? Gain insights straight from student and adult coordinators in this Community “Coffee Break” Recap.

0The Farmers Market Resource Guide was developed to assist and encourage Oklahoma communities, farmers, and citizen groups to create and successfully operate vibrant community farmers...

0January 16-23, 2019 is Quit Week in Oklahoma! Oklahoma is 36th in the United States for smoking. More than 580,000 Oklahoma adults smoke. More...

0The National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD) has released videos to encourage adoption and strengthen implementation of the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child...

0The Nutrition and Obesity Policy Research and Evaluation Network developed Wellness Teams Work! A Guide for Putting Wellness Policies into Practice in Schools. This...

1National Association of Chronic Disease Directors has introduced a new toolkit for schools! Schools across the country have implemented successful policies, practices, and programs...

0The State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America is a project of Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation highlighting the...

Sep 28, 2018Community Commons

0Community Commons is an interactive resource that allows users to generate maps and data reports on a variety of topics, including public health, food...

0The National Association for Public Health Statistics and Information Systems (NAPHSIS), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Center for Health Statistics...

0The Center for Disease Control’s Office on Smoking and Health has published information to address tobacco use for those with behavioral health conditions.

0The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) protects families and individuals across America facing food insecurity. Financial incentives enable SNAP participants to buy more fruits...

0The Oklahoma Public Health Association will host its annual conference on Tuesday, September 25, at the Embassy Suites Medical District in Oklahoma City.

1With combined efforts from the TSET Healthy Living Program (HLP) serving Atoka county and the entire Atoka community, the Atoka Farmers Market officially opened...

1The CDC periodically releases the results from the Youth Risk Behavior Survey, which monitors health-risk behaviors that contribute to the leading causes of death...

0The Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services 2018 Tribal Behavioral Health Resource Guide lists tribal behavioral health programs’ services, populations, and locations.

0Oklahomans voted in June 2018 to approve SQ 788, which allows the state-sanctioned use of medical marijuana.

1The Drug-Free Communities Support Program (DFC) mobilizes efforts to prevent youth substance use by funding community-based coalitions that are building infrastructure needed to address...

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0Get to know SAMHSA’s Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF), how Regional Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroups (REOW) operate, and their roles in substance abuse prevention in Oklahoma.

2The “Healthy Food Playbook” showcases how hospitals have connected food systems work to a community health mission and programs to bolster environmental and community...

0This page provides an overview of the staff within the Oklahoma State Department of Health responsible for maintaining external partnerships. The focus areas of...

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3The use of permanent prescription drug drop off sites, usually located in law enforcement agencies and select pharmacies, is a prevention strategy aimed at...

0A Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) is a strategic tool for improving the health of a community through a collaborative process of identifying health needs and...

0This page serves as a central hub of links to local (regional, county, or city level) health data sources for Oklahoma. Prioritize your work,...

0 The Oklahoma State Department of Health’s State of the State’s Health Report aims to explain how various health outcomes and behaviors affect the overall...

0May is Mental Health Month, and National Prevention Week is the second full week of May.

2The Rural Health Information Hub is funded by the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy to be a national clearinghouse on rural health issues....

0Schools are a key environment for improving the health of students, staff, and parents alike. Useful links for those working to improve health in...

0Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) provides a one page summary outlining information on the healthcare workforce and health facilities in Oklahoma. This document...

0We are still getting played by Big Tobacco. This video brings to light the things that the corrective statements left out such as the...

0The County Health Rankings Dashboards, published each year by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), provide information about how health is influenced based on...

0The AARP Livable Communities Roadmap to Livability Toolkit is a beneficial tool for anyone working on active living and transportation. Some of the topics...

0While partnering can take patience, and outreach doesn’t always seem effective, you never know what will happen unless you try. Keep on reading to...

0One of the great things about OK In the Know is getting fresh ideas from stories of how Oklahomans are moving the needle forward...

0Note: These profiles reflect the historical local health data available as of February 2018. Refer to the main Wellness County Profiles page for the most...

0The Guymon Wellness Group works together on creating a healthier community for Guymon, Oklahoma.

0Make this holiday season a happy, healthy one – and usher in a healthy new year for you and your community with these public...

0Schools are a key environment for creating health behavior change. Enhance your work in this area with the resources below addressing school wellness policies...

1The documents located below provide valuable resources for negotiating health policies with the business sector. Some examples include advocating for smoke-free public housing and...

0Congratulations to the City of Seminole! Joint efforts between the Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) Healthy Living Program serving Seminole County, Oklahoma and...

0United Foundation for Health annually releases the America’s Health Rankings report, which provides state-by-state rankings and reports on health challenges and successes. See the...

0     The American Lung Association’s toolkit for state and local public health professionals includes resources related to Community Health Needs Assessments (CHNAs), tobacco...

0The Regional Prevention Center Network would like to ask you for help! They are currently seeking opinions of all Oklahomans on their safe storage...

0Note: These profiles reflect historical local health data from 2017. Refer to the main Wellness County Profiles page for the most current county health...

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0How did a Tulsa 5-year old, along with his mom, pre-K teacher, and community partners launch an 800-person Earth Day event in under 3...

0Meet Jody Reiss! Jody serves as the Healthy Living Program Project Director within the Volunteers for Youth Agency based in Claremore, while also volunteering...

0The Creating Healthy Minds & Bodies initiative aims to help the students at Prague Public Schools and surrounding community develop lifelong healthy habits while...

0Homer Elementary School embraced Healthy Heart/Wellness Month with a school-wide wellness challenge. Each class developed a classroom healthy/fitness SMART goal aimed to encourage more...

0A TSET Healthy Living Program Grantee in Oklahoma County is working to make big changes in the lives of more than 3,000 apartment dwellers....

0On the third Thursday of November each year, smokers are encouraged to take the Great American Smokeout challenge to quit smoking for a day...

0The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is pleased to announce the release of a new tobacco control monograph, “A Socioecological Approach to Addressing Tobacco-Related Health...

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0The Canadian County Community Garden is an award-winning “labor of love” that brings together community businesses, volunteers, and partners, including the Canadian County Technology...

0Read on to find out how Rogers County Health Department is working to ensure their employees are happy and healthy, by providing many opportunities...

0According to an August 31, 2017 news release from the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH), adult smoking in Oklahoma has decreased to 19.6%...

0Kingfisher County’s Fourth Friday in the Park event received a 2017 Turning Point Community Champion Award. Congratulations to all involved in this collaboration! The Turning...