School Health (IAK)
It’s All About Kids is a coordinated school health program for school-aged children that encourages kids to make healthy choices and habits for a brighter future. Our health educators focus on reducing childhood obesity, improving healthy lifestyles, and building decision making skills.
Teen Pregnancy Prevention (PREP)
The Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP) specializes in empowering young adults to make proud and responsible decisions, as well as educating them about the dangers and risks associated with sexual activity. Our goal is to prevent teen births and sexually transmitted infections by working with schools in Tulsa County to influence change.
A"Community of Excellence" in tobacco control is one in which social norms consistently point to no tobacco use throughout the community. Our mission is to eliminate secondhand smoke exposure, prevent youth from starting, reduce the tobacco industry’s influence and promote tobacco cessation services.
Working for Balance
Working for Balance offers health screenings to anyone over the age of 18, including blood pressure, BMI, glucose testing and more. These screenings include a free private consultation to go over the results. Working for Balance helps employees feel good about healthy choices – while employers feel good about healthier employees. We offer support to companies in the initial development and implementation of a worksite wellness program. We can also speak to your group on a variety of health topics with presentations by a Registered Nurse or Registered Dietitian.
This program works to help reduce Tulsa’s infant mortality rate by providing healthy messages, services and support for the entire family.
CX Nutrition and Fitness Grant
A Community of Excellence in nutrition and fitness is a community that makes the choice to eat healthy and engage in physical activity the easiest choice to make. We are dedicated to changing policies and environments in Tulsa County to promote healthy eating and active living in schools, workplaces, and communities.
Substance Abuse Prevention (RPC, SPF-SIG)
Our regional prevention coordinators work within our local communities to change community conditions that contribute to alcohol, tobacco and other drug-related problems. We also support an array of activities prevent underage drinking and reduce substance abuse.
Turning Point was founded on the idea that diverse groups working together can better identify and influence the determinants of health. This community-based partnership brings together our citizens, businesses and health care professionals to make Tulsa a healthier community.
Tulsa Fetal and Infant Mortality Review Program
Oklahoma's infant mortality rate is higher than the national average. This program studies fetal and infant deaths in our community in order to identify trends and implement preventive measures to reduce the infant mortality rate.
The Maternal Child Health Initiative raises public awareness and works within our community to identify maternal and child health issues, needs, and barriers. We analyze and interpret data to provide public health information and referral services to high-risk clients.
We help families in need get connected to preventative services like family planning, prenatal care and child health care. Our outreach workers focus on families with young children who are not using or under-using preventative health care.
Early prevention and detection is critical to good health. Our trained Registered Nurses provide free breast and cervical cancer screenings to eligible clients.
Child Guidance is a statewide program to promote and support healthy family relationships and child development. We provide prevention, education, screenings, diagnostics and treatment to children and families in group settings or on an individual family basis.
Children First is a family-centered program to help first-time mothers and their families prepare for parenthood. Mothers receive information on promoting a healthy, safe lifestyle for their family through regular home visits by registered nurses beginning during pregnancy and continuing until the baby is two years old.
WIC is a supplemental nutrition program that serves to safeguard the health of income-eligible women, infants and children up to age five who are at nutritional risk. The program provides nutrition education, food vouchers, and referrals to many helpful agencies. WIC also offers a Breastfeeding Peer Counselor program component to provide education and support to pregnant and breastfeeding women.