Community Commons is an interactive resource that allows users to generate maps and data reports on a variety of topics, including public health, food access, and environmental factors.
With combined efforts from the TSET Healthy Living Program (HLP) serving Atoka county and the entire Atoka community, the Atoka Farmers Market officially opened in the summer of 2017. The market has had great community support since opening and provides the opportunity to purchase locally grown produce.
The Drug-Free Communities Support Program (DFC) mobilizes efforts to prevent youth substance use by funding community-based coalitions that are building infrastructure needed to address drug related issues and strengthen partnerships in the community.
The Oklahoma State Department of Health’s State of the State’s Health Report aims to explain how various health outcomes and behaviors affect the overall health status of Oklahoma residents and guides the reader in how to interpret the data provided.
We are still getting played by Big Tobacco. This video brings to light the things that the corrective statements left out such as the disparities in the newspapers running the corrective statements. Big Tobacco still cannot be trusted. We cannot dim the light on tobacco prevention and cessation. We need to break the cycle.
The County Health Rankings Dashboards, published each year by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), provide information about how health is influenced based on the community you live in.
Meet Jessica B. Chavez! Jessica is the M-POWER Coordinator for the Latino Community Development Agency, Inc. where she works with local clinics in Oklahoma City to create health systems change to increase referrals to the Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline. She is also engaging leaders of the Latino community to advise on a new health initiative. In her spare time, she also serves as a member of the OK In the Know Community Council.
Keep reading to learn more about Jessica’s work and expertise, including the reason why she might have special insight on your three year old’s behavior. Or, find her in the OK In the Know directory and reach out!
Read on to learn more about Luis, his public health background, how M-POWER is engaging the Latino community in increasing physical activity and staying tobacco free, and his own journey “walking the walk” in healthy living.