Mercy Hospital Logan County co-workers celebrated “bed”lam by hosting a food drive to support the backpack program for Guthrie Junior High (GJHS) and Guthrie High School (GHS). In the competition for most items collected, teams filled two hospital beds.
Even though newly released statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention paint a bleak picture about Sexually Transmitted Disease in Oklahoma*, The Logan County Health Department is working to reverse those trends in our community.
On Tuesday, at 8:30 a.m. at the Highland Park swimming pool, Mayor Steve Gentling will begin a special program aimed at getting some exercise, shedding a few pounds and talking about some of the programs and future activities impacting our city. It’s called “Walk and Talk with the Mayor” and says it will be great […]
In its 32nd year the Bike MS Oklahoma Road Divided tour made it’s way through the streets of downtown Guthrie on Saturday morning.
There’s never been a better time to join Mercy Logan County. If you are hired before November 30, you can expect powerful incentives. Explore career opportunities at mercy.net/career.
For the last six years, the Healthy Living Program at the Logan County Health Department has been partnering with organizations throughout the county to help reduce chronic disease. By assisting at the policy level, the Healthy Living Program (HLP) has seen the county make significant changes in health outcomes.
The Logan County Health Department announced its seasonal influenza vaccination clinic schedule for the upcoming flu season. Clinics will begin Monday, Oct. 2.
Commissioner of Health and State Health Officer Dr. Terry Cline announced the re-appointment of Shirley Ford to the Logan County Board of Health. Her term will expire June 30, 2021. “As a member of the Logan County Board of Health, Ms. Ford will be actively involved in working with the health department to identify the […]
Angel Case said she could not wait for the day her husband Sean Case was able to regain conscious and meet his hero. On Monday, Sean met his hero who wears a Logan County Sheriff’s uniform. “I hope Sean can one day shake his hand,” Angel said last month when Sean stopped breathing and went […]
It appears the Oklahoma Legislature will be heading to a special session after the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled on Thursday the Legislature unconstitutionally passed the $1.50-per-pack cigarette fee during the final days of this year’s session.
Photo courtesy of Angel Case.
It remains a roller coaster of emotions for the family of Sean Case, who is battling for his life in a Oklahoma City hospital. If not for a Logan County deputy, there may not be a battle for life.
The Logan County Health Department joins the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) in promoting World Breastfeeding Week August 1st through 7. This year’s theme focuses on the importance of working together for the common good. In order to meet breastfeeding duration goals, it is important for mothers to receive support from their community, health […]
GUTHRIE – Mercy Hospital Logan County has been ranked as a top 20 critical access hospital for quality care in the U.S. and is one of only three rural facilities in the state with the honor.
A student-athlete who wishes to play in high school or junior high athletics, or play in the band, they must have a physical on file. Luckily, and through the generosity of the Mercy Clinic, athletes can have their physical conducted for free. On Thursday (May 18), Guthrie Public Schools will be offering free transportation for students […]
The Logan County Health Department joins the American Nurses Association, Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH), health care professionals, patients and families, during National Nurses Week, May 6-12, in recognizing the important roles that nurses have in providing direct personal health care for patients and families and providing leadership in forming public health policies to […]
OKLAHOMA CITY – The House Insurance Committee today passed a bill that will allow individuals to purchase health insurance across state lines.
Child advocacy organization praises Sen. Griffin for legislation promoting public/private partnerships for social programs
State Sen. AJ Griffin’s legislation to enhance partnerships between the Department of Human Services and Oklahoma’s non-profit and private sectors has won the praise of the Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy (OICA). Griffin’s measure, Senate Bill 748, would help Oklahoma address problems associated with poverty, incarceration and mental health outcomes.
Flu increasing in Oklahoma: Health officials urge vaccination for children and persons at risk for flu
The Logan County Health Department announced today the first reported flu death this flu season in Logan County.
Last week the Oklahoma State Department of Health announced three people have died due to influenza this flu season, including one from Logan County.
Improve your health every day with small, simple changes from Shape Your Future and the TSET Healthy Living Program serving Logan County.
The New Year often includes goals to eat healthier and get more exercise. To make sure that Oklahomans don’t drop the ball on their healthier lifestyle goals, Shape Your Future and the TSET Healthy Living Program (HLP) serving Logan County share ways to make healthy swaps. By encouraging Oklahoma families to try swapping out a […]