The Public Health Law Center has recently updated its interactive map of e-cigarette regulations in all 50 states for 2020. See how each state is doing in terms of e-cigarette regulation.
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.
In the following Q&A, we hear from the Director of the Regional Prevention Coordinator (RPC) at the University of Oklahoma (OU) Southwest Prevention Center. OU’s Southwest Prevention Center serves Cleveland and McClain Counties as the RPC for Region 8 of Oklahoma’s 17-region alcohol, tobacco, and other drug abuse (ATOD) prevention system.
The year 2019 flew by. Let’s take a moment to acknowledge and appreciate all of the wonderful work that happened in our communities!
The results are in about what OK In the Know users want! In this article, you will find evaluation highlights, and where OK In the Know is looking to improve.
The 2019 application period has ended and will reopen August 1, 2020! 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.
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.
For far too long, discriminatory laws and policies have prevented people from living healthy lives.
Everyone deserves good jobs and schools, healthy food, safe neighborhoods, quality health care, and affordable housing. But some folks are excluded from accessing these basic needs because of unfair policies that create barriers to health in underserved communities. Changing existing laws and policies is the most effective method for undoing the harms of discriminatory policies and advancing health equity across America.
ChangeLab Solutions is proud to announce a new resource that presents legal strategies and best practices to help policymakers, practitioners, and communities improve health outcomes.