Wellness Now in Action

Wellness Now in Action

Wellness Now in Action

Wellness Now in Action

Open Streets OKC 2015

Open Streets OKC 2015 Outcomes
For a list of presenting sponsors and information about Open Streets OKC please visit the Open Streets OKC website.

November is American Diabetes Month!

One out of ten Oklahoma City residents suffer from diabetes. One in four people that have diabetes do not know that they have it! To decrease or delay your risk of Type II diabetes, visit your doctor annually, choose healthy foods, and exercise most days of the week.

Diabetes FAQs

Come Kick It!

OCCHD, Wellness Now Coalition, Shape Your Future, and Santa Fe South Schools hosted a kickball tournament on Saturday, May 31st, in honor of World No Tobacco Day and Physical Fitness Month.

Open Streets OKC – 2014

For one afternoon in the spring of 2014, NW 23rd Street from Western to Robinson became a car-free space for an engaged, active community and a showcase for local businesses, organizations, and activities.

Wellness Now, along with the City of Oklahoma City, The Neighborhood Alliance of Central Oklahoma, the Y, and the Association of Central Oklahoma Governments (ACOG) hosted an Open Streets event on Sunday, March 30th.

Open Streets had something for everyone – food, music, art, dance, and fun – plus gave people the opportunity to xplore the 23rd Street corridor like never before. Everyone had the chance to not only learn about health and active transportation, but live it as well.

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Wellness Now in Action

Open Streets OKC 2015

Open Streets OKC 2015 Outcomes
For a list of presenting sponsors and information about Open Streets OKC please visit the Open Streets OKC website.

November is American Diabetes Month!

One out of ten Oklahoma City residents suffer from diabetes. One in four people that have diabetes do not know that they have it! To decrease or delay your risk of Type II diabetes, visit your doctor annually, choose healthy foods, and exercise most days of the week.

Diabetes FAQs

Come Kick It!

OCCHD, Wellness Now Coalition, Shape Your Future, and Santa Fe South Schools hosted a kickball tournament on Saturday, May 31st, in honor of World No Tobacco Day and Physical Fitness Month.

Open Streets OKC – 2014

For one afternoon in the spring of 2014, NW 23rd Street from Western to Robinson became a car-free space for an engaged, active community and a showcase for local businesses, organizations, and activities.

Wellness Now, along with the City of Oklahoma City, The Neighborhood Alliance of Central Oklahoma, the Y, and the Association of Central Oklahoma Governments (ACOG) hosted an Open Streets event on Sunday, March 30th.

Open Streets had something for everyone – food, music, art, dance, and fun – plus gave people the opportunity to xplore the 23rd Street corridor like never before. Everyone had the chance to not only learn about health and active transportation, but live it as well.

Open Streets OKC 2014 Outcomes PDF

Follow OKC-County Health Department’s board Open Streets OKC on Pinterest.

For more information about the Open Streets event, please see the Open Streets website.

NE Regional Health and Wellness Center Community Festival

To celebrate the opening of our NE Regional Health and Wellness Center, a community festival was held on May 4, 2013.

Walkability Workshop and Audit April 13, 2013

Results of Walkability Workshop

5210 Launch Event

The 5210 Launch event on October 7th, 2012 was a great success! For pictures and media from the event, please see the 5210 Facebook page.

Weight of the Nation

Wellness Now and OCCHD hosted a screening of the HBO documentary series “Weight of the Nation” on July 30, 2012. The screening was a rousing success, with lots of attendees and a wonderful panel discussion afterwards. Thank you to everyone that attended!

Sugar Sweetened Beverages

In recognition of National Public Health Week April 1-7, 2013, all Oklahoma City residents were urged to go “Sugary Drink Free” for one week and help cut hundreds of unnecessary calories from their diets. Materials to support schools, organizations, and to encourage residents to be “sugary drink free” are available on this page.

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