The Tulsa Health Department’s Regional Prevention Coordinator staff with the assistance of trained student volunteers recently conducted Tobacco Reward Reminder Visits throughout Tulsa County in March.
61 tobacco retailer establishments were visited during recent RRVs. Of those retail establishments visited only one sold tobacco to a minor, resulting in a compliance rate of 99.9%.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Health officials say one new case of hepatitis has been found among thousands of patients of a Tulsa oral surgeon whose clinics were determined unsanitary by investigators.
The update released Thursday by the Tulsa Health Department includes one new case of hepatitis B, bringing the total to five since testing began in late March. Unchanged among the patients of Doctor W. Scott Harrington who were tested are the 70 cases of hepatitis C and three of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Senate has unveiled a new plan to divert $80 million in sales and use taxes to pay for the completion of an American Indian museum in Oklahoma City and build a new popular culture museum in Tulsa.
A Senate budget committee late Thursday approved both measures, which next must be considered by a similar committee in the House, where the proposals are likely to face strong resistance.