OSDH Takes Wellness Services on the Road in Northcentral Oklahoma
Beverly Cantrell - January 5, 2022 8:35 pm
STILLWATER, Okla. – The Oklahoma State Department of Health District 3 mobile wellness unit will offer public health services throughout January in locations across northcentral Oklahoma.
OSDH District 3 serves a seven-county region including Creek, Kay, Lincoln, Noble, Osage, Pawnee and Payne Counties.
The “Mobile Health on the Go” mobile wellness unit is part of a statewide fleet mobilized earlier this year by OSDH to help reach underserved communities with vital services, including the COVID-19 vaccine.
Matt Adams, Coordinating Nurse for the mobile wellness unit, states: “We are excited to offer our services to the in the community. We realize that access to our county health departments can be a challenge for some. We hope to fill that gap by bring the mobile unit to the areas that need us.”
Services offered by the mobile wellness unit include: STD exams, immunizations, COVID-19 testing and vaccinations, WIC services, pregnancy testing, blood pressure screenings and other public health services.
The OSDH District 3 mobile wellness unit will be at the following locations in January:
January 10 and 24– 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. Northern Oklahoma College, Renfro Center, Tonkawa, OK
For more information about the mobile unit, call (405) 625-2206 or contact the Kay County Health Department at (580) 762-1641.
The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) protects and improves public health through its system of local health services and strategies focused on preventing disease. OSDH provides technical support and guidance to 68 county health departments in Oklahoma, as well as guidance and consultation to the two independent city-county health departments in Oklahoma City and Tulsa. Learn more at Oklahoma.gov/health.