Research has shown that healthy students are better learners! The conference presentations were designed to empower attendees with the knowledge, skills and strategies to improve health and wellness in schools. The Fit 2 Learn conference was organized in June 2019 by TSET Healthy Living Program grantees in Tulsa County, and video recordings of the presentations are now available.
Anyone interested in creating healthier school environments, including:
Dr. Brian King of the CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health gave two presentations (90 minutes running time):
The breakout sessions covered a wide variety of health and wellness topics. Five sessions were recorded:
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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!
Did you know that the OK In the Know learning community is celebrating its fourth birthday this year? After four years of collaboration, we have built up a wealth of information on the site with contributions from across Oklahoma.
The OK In the Know team combed through the top pages from the 2018-19 fiscal year, and highlighted a few gems that you may not have seen.
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 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.
The TSET Healthy Incentive Program has re-opened for FY2020, which started July 1, 2019.
While we may work with different communities, sectors, or health topics, everyone on OK In the Know is contributing to efforts to improve Oklahomans’ health. The “Spring into Summer” Achievements Challenge celebrated and recognized the exciting work you are accomplishing in your community with a photo scavenger hunt! Scroll to the bottom for the final standings!