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Please note, some of the below links may no longer be active. If you are unable to access an article here, please contact Becky Wexler at bwexler@burnesscommunications.com for the full text. Additionally, if you would like to add an article, please send her the publication name, date, and link or full text.

Article Title Publication Name Date Published Category State
Officials Urge Tulsa Students To Get Immunizations Before Back-To-School Rush NewsOn6.com Jun 11, 2014 Infectious Disease/Immunizations OK
Local health officials ready for MERS Fox 25 Oklahoma City May 19, 2014 Infectious Disease/Immunizations OK
One confirmed hepatitis C infection in ongoing investigation of Tulsa dental office ADA News Sep 19, 2013 Infectious Disease/Immunizations OK
Costs of probe into HIV, hepatitis infection risk from Tulsa dentist top 700,000 Tulsa World Apr 30, 2013 Injury and Violence Prevention OK
Flu season is here and hitting Oklahoma Stillwater NewsPress Jan 10, 2013 Preparedness,Infectious Disease/Immunizations OK
New Food Network series “Health Inspectors” has Oklahoma ties http://blog.newsok.com Oct 25, 2012 Environmental Health,Food Safety OK
Washington County Promotes Bacterial Meningitis Vaccinations Tulsa's Channel 8 (ABC) Jun 22, 2012 Infectious Disease/Immunizations OK
United! Healthy Osage County – All Our Voices Matter Skiatook Journal May 1, 2012 NACCHO in the News OK
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin Signs Order to Ban Tobacco Use on State Property NewsOK Feb 6, 2012 General Interest OK
Health Risks, Public Awareness Focus of This Week’s Tobacco-Free Oklahoma Campaign Enid News and Eagle Jan 30, 2012 General Interest OK
Pilot Program Offers Free Health Care NewsOK.com Aug 8, 2011 Chronic Disease OK
Time to Think About School Shots Pauls Valley Democrat Jul 21, 2011 Budget Cuts OK
Two State Health Education Centers Will Remain Open Enid News and Eagle May 26, 2011 General Interest OK
Study: Garfield County Residents Don't Have The Same Access to Healthy Foods as Rest of Oklahoma Enid News and Eagle Apr 16, 2011 County Health Rankings OK
Rating Health: Garfield County Ranked in Factors, Outcomes Enid News and Eagle Apr 12, 2011 County Health Rankings OK
County Ranks Low in Health Ada Evening News Apr 7, 2011 County Health Rankings OK
Sequoyah Wellness Partnership addresses county health issues Sequoyah County Times Apr 6, 2011 County Health Rankings OK
Umatilla County gets just a touch healthier East Oregonian Apr 3, 2011 County Health Rankings OK
Big differences between area counties in health rankings Muskogee Phoenix Apr 3, 2011 County Health Rankings OK
Oklahoma County looks mediocre in health study compared to rest of Oklahoma NewsOK Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings OK
Tulsa County health ranking mixed Tulsa World Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings OK
Whooping cough outbreaks spur new shot requirement in Oklahoma The Oklahoman Feb 17, 2011 Immunization OK
Toying With Kids’ Health World-Herald Jan 28, 2011 General Interest OK
Flu kills three in Oklahoma so far this season
The Oklahoman Jan 21, 2011 Immunization OK
Oklahoma Health Officials Examine Budget-Cut Options The Oklahoman Jan 13, 2011 Budget Cuts OK
Whooping cough outbreak prompts Oklahoma to call for immunizations Vaccine Times Dec 5, 2010 Immunization OK
Dental Office Partners with Health Department to Offer Oral Screenings Durant Daily Democrat Nov 17, 2010 General Interest OK
Flu Clinic Is Friday at New Moore Branch of Cleveland County Health Department The Oklahoman Oct 29, 2010 Good News OK
Budget Cutbacks Slice Health Department’s Staff, Services Muskogee Phoenix Oct 17, 2010 Budget Cuts OK
Tulsa Area Health Officials Teach Elementary Students How to Avoid the Flu Tulsa World Oct 13, 2010 General Interest OK
Hillcrest Medical Center & Tulsa Health Department Launch 7th Annual Don’t Bug Me Flu Prevention Campaign GTR Newspapers Oct 12, 2010 General Interest,Good News,NACCHO in the News OK
Cleveland County Coalition Receives $340,000 to Fight Tobacco Use The Oklahoman Oct 7, 2010 Good News OK
Health Department Flu Shots $25 Tulsa World Oct 2, 2010 Budget Cuts OK
Flu Season Fast Approaching, Shots Ready Soon The Shawnee News-Star Sep 30, 2010 Budget Cuts OK
New Exec Chosen for City-County Health Post Tulsa World Sep 30, 2010 General Interest,NACCHO in the News OK
Counseling Center in Norman Awarded $110,000 Grant for McClain County Youth Program The Oklahoman Sep 21, 2010 Good News OK
Flu Shots Raised to $25, But Will Include H1N1 The Oklahoman Jul 24, 2010 Budget Cuts OK
State Health Department Budget Cuts Hit Child Guidance Centers The Oklahoman Jul 24, 2010 Budget Cuts OK
$25 Fee to Be Charged for Flu Shots The Norman Transcript Jul 23, 2010 Budget Cuts,H1N1 OK
Health Departments Hit Hard Muskogee Phoenix Jul 18, 2010 Budget Cuts OK
Flu Shots to Cost This Year Ada Evening News Jul 13, 2010 Budget Cuts,H1N1 OK
N. Tulsa Neighborhood Gets Cleaned Up Tulsa World Jun 26, 2010 General Interest OK
Health Departments Feel Budget Crunch The Ardmoreite Jun 10, 2010 County Health Rankings,Budget Cuts OK
More Cuts: Garfield County Health Department Sees 7.5 Percent Trimmed from Budget The Enid News and Eagle May 25, 2010 Budget Cuts,NACCHO in the News OK
The Social Media Expands Tulsa Partners May Newsletter May 1, 2010 NACCHO in the News OK
Local Health Department to Lose Center Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise Apr 25, 2010 Budget Cuts OK
Health Care Budget Cuts Require Tough Decisions The Oklahoman Apr 25, 2010 Budget Cuts OK
Agencies Join Forces to Fight Premature Deaths Tulsa World Apr 14, 2010 General Interest OK
Healthy Focus: Health departments across Oklahoma Try to do More with Less as Economic Woes Threaten Jobs and Services. Tahlequah Daily Press Apr 7, 2010 Budget Cuts OK
Child Guidance Center Closing: The Oklahoma Health Department is Shuttering 17 of Its 33 Offices across the State, Including the One in Cherokee County Tahlequah Daily Press Apr 1, 2010 Budget Cuts OK
18 Jobs to be Cut at Sites for Children: State Will Close Guidance Centers to Save Money The Oklahoman Mar 30, 2010 Budget Cuts OK
Health Report by County Serves as 'Call to Action' Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise Feb 25, 2010 County Health Rankings OK
To Your Health Norman Transcript Feb 17, 2010 County Health Rankings OK
Report: Area Counties Not Healthy   Muskogee Phoenix Feb 17, 2010 County Health Rankings OK
Healthy Lifestyle Varies from County to County The Oklahoman Feb 17, 2010 County Health Rankings OK
Place Plays Key Role in Oklahomans' Health, Report Finds The Oklahoman Feb 17, 2010 County Health Rankings OK
Tulsa County Last in State on Air Quality Tulsa World Feb 17, 2010 County Health Rankings OK
Mental Health Cuts May Affect Okla. Communities Associated Press Jan 6, 2010 Budget Cuts OK
Health Agency Reduces Services; the Health Department Chief Says the Cuts Have Affected Services to Thousands of People Tulsa World Dec 4, 2009 Budget Cuts OK
Oklahoma Cuts Budget 5% across the Board for State Agencies KXII-TV Aug 12, 2009 Budget Cuts OK
Sickle Cell Group Loses Its State Funding Tulsa World Jul 30, 2009 Budget Cuts OK
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