Department of Health

This Week in Oklahoma Politics, KOSU's Michael Cross talks with Republican Political Consultant Neva Hill about the failure by the State House to pass a measure to increase taxes on cigarettes, gas, low-pont beer and oil and gas wells to help fix a $215M shortfall in the budget, the State Health Department says it can't make payroll at the end of the month without a supplemental appropriation from the legislature and a national credit rating agency warns Oklahoma could drop in its credit rating because of a failure to fix the budget.

The National Weather Service is issuing another Heat Advisory for most of Oklahoma on Wednesday as air temperatures will rise to near 100 degrees, with heat index values up to 110.

The State Health Department's Injury Prevention Service is working to raise awareness of the dangers of exposure to this kind of heat.

KOSU's Michael Cross talked with Project Coordinator Avy Redus about what you need to know.

Saturday Event Could Save a Child's Life

Oct 30, 2014

Spending 15 minutes to focus on safety could save a child's life.

KOSU's Crystal Huffman tells us how.

This Saturday the Oklahoma Department of Health is sponsoring a free car seat check.