The Community Council volunteers their time to give a unified voice to the interests and priorities of members working at the local and regional levels throughout Oklahoma.
A 12-part series of leadership training webinars is now available to all OK In The Know members. The training series, developed by TSET Health Communication, is relevant for anyone looking to build their leadership and interpersonal skills at work and beyond.
Looking for resources to improve health for people employed by cities and government agencies? Below, you will find resources about active transportation, tobacco-free local government properties, and healthy food retail policies.
Look back on a sampling of efforts around Oklahoma that made the news this past month to learn about policies, practices, and programs that are making Oklahoma communities healthier. Whether you find out about new initiatives in your area or enjoy a boost by celebrating “wins” in wellness, there’s value in seeing what’s new!
Look back on a sampling of efforts around Oklahoma that made the news this past month to learn about policies, practices and programs that are making Oklahoma communities healthier. Whether you find out about new initiatives in your area, or enjoy a boost by celebrating “wins” in wellness, there’s value in seeing what’s new!
There’s a ‘like’ feature on the OK In the Know site that allows you to quickly share your appreciation for others’ posts.
This is the perfect feature if you are quickly browsing and don’t have time to stop and say ‘Thank you.’ Instead, click the ‘thumbs up’ icon and show someone you appreciate what they’ve shared with the community. Use the ‘like’ feature and quickly become part of the dialogue happening on OK In the Know.
One size doesn’t fit all when it comes to talking about and implementing health policies. General information about various topics is listed below as a starting point for local wellness initiatives. Among these resources you can find: what a policy is; health facts about tobacco, nutrition, and physical activity in Oklahoma; and a toolkit for worksite smoking cessation.
The Cherokee County Health Services Council, TSET Healthy Living Program serving Cherokee County and local Student Wellness Action Teams (SWAT) hosted a “Billions of Butts” Kick Butts Day cleanup event on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 to clean up the Tahlequah Anthis-Brennan Sports Complex.
UPDATE: The Oklahoma Turning Point Council’s (OTPC) Call for Nominations for the Neil Hann Award and the Community Health Champion Award closed on June 15th, 2019.