Originally founded in 1939, OPHA is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of good public health in Oklahoma through education, practice and advocacy.
Members are also needed to serve on various committees. To get involved, email email@example.com.
Updates from APHA...
APHA Annual Conference & Exposition
Registration and housing are now open for APHA's 142nd Annual Meeting and Exposition in New Orleans, Nov. 15-19. Register today to learn, network, and engage with more than 12,000 public health professionals!
View the searchable online program to see sessions in your topic area.
Registration also gives you access to the Public Health Expo, which features 600 booths of the latest information, products, and services. View the interactive floor plan to see more.
OPHA can now access national issues of importance as a member of the APHA Online Community.
This summer, join APHA members, Affiliates and other advocates in educating members of Congress on important public health issues that help build and maintain healthy communities.
During the Fourth of July (June 27 - July 7) and August (Aug. 1 - Sept. 7) congressional recesses, reach out to your congressional leaders to express support for protecting critical funding for public health agencies and the Prevention and Public Health Fund, and in support of passing comprehensive legislation to reduce gun violence.
When we all raise our voices together, our leaders in Congress are more likely to listen! Visit the APHA PHACT website for more resources!
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Check out the 2014 PHACT Campaign webinars:
Follow-up survey: Please provide us feedback on your advocacy activities by completing this short survey
Advocacy 101 (archived webinar)
Specific language is recommended to effectively illustrate the APHA Affiliate relationship and should be used in all communications. Also, the guidelines address the appropriate usage of the APHA Affiliate logo and how to request specific logos for different purposes (e.g. different colors or for logos suited for printing purposes.)
CDC's Model Aquatic Health Code is voluntary guidance document to make swimming and other water activities healthier and safer. States and localities can use the MAHC to create or update existing pool codes to reduce risk for outbreaks, drowning, and pool-chemical injuries.
The FDA's Office of Women's Health has a new version of Using Medicines Wisely for self-advocates & women with vision issues! You can also view 2 webinars about this topic specifically for Increasing Access to Info for Women with Intellectual Disabilities and Women with Vision Issues
The Suicide Prevention Resource Center has a new workshop kit to help staff in schools, youth-serving organizations, and suicide prevention programs take action to reduce suicidal behavior among LGBT youth.
Register for this FREE event at http://okchurches.org
The OKMRC hosts various trainings throughout the state - find them online at http://www.okmrc.org/overview/events.cfm
Check out this inclusive Public Health is for Everyone toolkit!
Partnership for Prevention's ActionQuit initiative has released a new guide, "Help Your Patients Quit Tobacco Use: An Implementation Guide for the Armed Force"