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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.

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Classroom 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 include greater concentration and motivation, improved academic performance, and reduced disruptive behavior among students.

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Whether you’re a Newbie or a Forum Forerunner, here are a few ways to get the most out of the connections the OK In the Know online community offers, and make your health initiative rock.

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January 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 than 30,000 of high school students smoke, with an additional 2,100 more becoming daily smokers each year.

The Oklahoma Insurance Commission, along with several partners, have partnered with numerous local health care organizations and businesses in Oklahoma to sponsor SmokingisNotOK, a public awareness campaign aimed at informing residents about the importance of quitting smoking.

> Learn more, and access the Not OK resource guide.

The Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline is also available at 1-800-QUIT-NOW (784-8669) for access to FREE resources.

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UPDATE: The FINAL stats are in for the September 2018 OK In the Know Achievements Challenge!

The OK In the Know Achievements Challenge was back for the month of September to give OK In the Know members a new way to be rewarded for using the site to collaborate and learn! The theme for the month was “public health hacks,” as a push to share our best tips, and check out NEW ways to be recognized for participating in Groups and helping out peers in the Forum.

Scroll to the end to see who made the top 10 each week and who was named as Rockstar Collaborators, taking home bonuses of 50 points toward their scores in the Challenge!

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