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Oklahoma Public Health Training Center (OPHTC)

Oklahoma Public Health Training Center (OPHTC)


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r6SCPHTC       Region 6 Public Health Training Center Newsletter


Community Health Workers play critical role in keeping lines of communication open: "CHWs across Oklahoma have quietly worked as a backbone of the public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic." Read article here.

CHW Forum 2  The Oklahoma Community Health Worker Forum Series 2021 will have two tracks: one for CHWs, and one for CHW Stakeholders. All sessions will be held virtually and will be recorded. Please see the flyer for more details. 


SPTHB  The Southern Plains Tribal Health Board presents the "Resilience Looking Towards the Future of Tribal Public Health" Tribal Public Health Conference on April 20-22, 2021.  Find the agenda and registration here.


OPHA   The Oklahoma Public Health Association has created TEAM OPHA that is participating in the APHA’s National Public Health Week Keep It Moving Challenge. Join the team and track how far your activity takes you each day. Register here, get moving, have fun, and improve your health!  


OK CHW Trainings NEW LOGO 092820637369193450044637-resize197x98 This series of trainings was developed by Dr. Marshan Marick of OSU-Tulsa, Dr. Kerstin M. Reinschmidt of the OU Hudson College of Public Health, and Ms. Floribella Redondo, CHW, BS of the Arizona Community Health Worker Association (AzCHOW). You can access the trainings by clicking here


 CBS Sunday Morning 

The neurosurgeon, CNN commentator and author of "Keep Sharp: Build a Better Brain at Any Age" has long studied the brain and the onset of Alzheimer's. He talks with CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook about the recommended steps to a healthier brain, from diet and exercise to the value of sleep and social interaction.




NEWS: Select resources related to the current COVID-19 pandemic:



HCW Hosted   Now That You're Vaccinated!



A one-sheet handout about what to expect after getting the first vaccine. B | Feb 5, 2021.



Capture637366478244384145 Oklahoma Health News 


Today on Oklahoma Health News with Lee Jennings, M.D., MSHS, Geriatrician and Chief of Geriatrics at the OU College of Medicine, to discuss common questions and concerns seniors may have surrounding COVID-19. Watch the interview here.


osdh covid19         Oklahoma State Department of Health - COVID-19  

The Oklahoma State Department of Health provides daily updates on cases and additional information in the Executive Order Report.


Corona Virus 2019       CDC - Coronavirus (COVID-19)


For more resources on and about addressing COVID-19 see OPHTC Resources.


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