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

  • Community Listening Session Toolkit
  • Transportation Workbook
  • Health Services and Community Supports Workbook

Don’t be deceived! The toolkit is meant to create healthier communities for all individuals. Click here for the full resource.

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Note: These profiles reflect historical local health data from 2017. Refer to the main Wellness County Profiles page for the most current county health data, and for links to archived local data from past years.

Every few years the Oklahoma State Department of Health’s Community Epidemiology & Evaluation Unit  releases a report focusing on health factors of the residents in each county. The topical information and flagship issues addressed, highlight each county and align with Healthy People 2020 indicators. Health care costs are also detailed within the reports.

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Meet Jody Reiss! Jody serves as the Healthy Living Program Project Director within the Volunteers for Youth Agency based in Claremore, while also volunteering as a member of the OK in the Know Community Council.

Below you can learn more about Jody, and her roundabout journey to the field of public health, and how she has incorporated her passion into improving the lives of those around her. Despite never having played a sport in her life, she stays very active. Read on to find out how!

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Kingfisher 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 Point Community Champion Award Program recognizes initiatives, projects or events in Oklahoma that contribute to health improvement and quality of life in the community it serves through strategic partnerships and/or coalition efforts. Read on for details about how this event was developed and the many partners involved in making it a success.

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