Students from Guthrie Junior High School participated in the race on Saturday morning. Photo courtesy of Justin Fortney.
Despite near freezing temperatures and rain showers, the third annual Color Run in honor of Lexi Hastings went on with excitement. Runners and walkers of all ages took part in the RUN4LEXI with a 5K run, walk or jog and a one mile fun run starting in front of Guthrie Junior High. Of course, before […]
OKLAHOMA CITY – State Rep. Mark Vancuren, R-Owasso, this morning won unanimous passage of a bill that will prohibit vapor products on school property in the House Common Education Committee. Senate Bill 33, authored by Vancuren and Sen. J.J. Dossett, D-Owasso, modifies the 24.7 Tobacco-Free Schools Act. The committee passed the bill 16-0. It is […]
The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) has awarded more than $1.7 million to stabilize and improve Emergency Medical Service (EMS) programs in the state. The monies will be distributed to 20 different EMS-related entities which submitted proposals for funding. A total of 22 separate proposals will be funded.
Veteran Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) employee Jan Fox has been named the Regional Director for Canadian, Kingfisher, Lincoln and Logan Counties. The announcement was made by Oklahoma State Department of Health Deputy Commissioner for Community Health Keith Reed. Fox begins her new duties on Monday, October 22. “Jan is familiar with all of […]
Logan County Health Department will offer flu vaccine beginning Monday, Oct. 1. Flu shots will be provided at no out of pocket cost to recipients. Those with insurance are asked to provide their card showing coverage.
While the season for West Nile virus (WNV) has been mild compared to previous years, the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) encourages residents to take precautions to reduce the risk of contracting WNV, a mosquito-borne illness.
District Judge Phillip C. Corley for Logan County announces the appointment of Dr. Michael Simpson to the Logan County Board of Health. In addition, the Logan County Board of County Commissioners announces the appointment of Robin Channel, RN, MS, to the Logan County Board of Health.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Secretary of State James Williamson today announced his office has completed the counting of signatures for a state question that would ask voters to incorporate the right to recreational marijuana in the Oklahoma Constitution.
As required by SQ788, the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) has appointed all 12 Oklahoma residents to the Medical Marijuana Food Safety Standards Board. Those members will provide recommendations for food safety standards for processing and handling medical marijuana.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin today issued this statement after signing revised emergency rules adopted by the Oklahoma State Board of Health, which establish a framework for patients, physicians, caretakers, and business owners interested in medical marijuana: “These rules are very basic, and represent the best option in developing a proper regulatory framework for […]
As required by SQ 788, the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority has posted application information and instructions for patients and businesses interested in obtaining medical marijuana licenses.
Advanced Medical Equipment proudly announces it has achieved accreditation through Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) for the services of Durable Medical Equipment Provider.
Getting all of the recommended vaccines is one of the most important things a parent can do to protect their child’s health, especially when they are in school or a day care center where disease outbreaks can occur. Whether it’s a baby starting at a new day care facility, a toddler heading to preschool, a […]
The Logan County Health Department is celebrating Father’s Day and Men’s Health Month during June. Men are encouraged to take steps to be healthy and lower their risks of chronic diseases.
The Logan County Health Department is working with the Logan County Partnership to conduct a community health assessment.
Incoming 8th grade student Jalen Chelf got his physical and a photo-op with his mother Jacquelyn Chelf.
The Guthrie Mercy Clinic provided 400 physicals on Thursday for Guthrie high school and junior high athletes for the upcoming sports season.
The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) has recognized Logan County Health Department as County Health Department of the Year.
National Nurses Week is May 6-12.
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 nurses have in providing direct personal health care for patients and families and providing leadership in forming public health policies to improve […]
Shorter hospital stays, fewer complications and better patient results are just a few metrics used to rank Mercy as one of the top five large health systems in the nation, alongside Mayo Clinic.
After 10 years of hitting the streets, the final “The See Spot Run” will take place on May 12 in downtown Guthrie.