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Tips to "Fight the Bite" as West Nile Virus Cases Break Record September 2012

Tips to "Fight the Bite" as West Nile Virus Cases Break Record

State health officials warn that favorable conditions continue for the spread of West Nile Virus. Oklahomans are urged to “fight the bite” and take precautions to protect themselves against mosquito bites.

Smart Start Central Oklahoma to host school readiness classes in September September 2012

Smart Start Central Oklahoma to host school readiness classes in September

Early Birds classes offered for parents in Oklahoma City Public School districts

Munchkins Needed! August 2012

Munchkins Needed!

Munchkins are needed to represent the Lollypop Guild and the Lullaby League! Not only that, but a casting call is being made for other roles in Rose State College’s upcoming production of “The Wizard of Oz,” due to go on stage Nov. 2-4.

School Bus Safety Tips August 2012

School Bus Safety Tips

Back-to-school means back to busy streets. Review these bus safety tips from the National Highway Safety Administration with your kids to help them stay safe.

Reducing Mosquito Habitat Key to Avoiding West Nile Virus August 2012

Reducing Mosquito Habitat Key to Avoiding West Nile Virus

As the numbers of West Nile Virus (WNV) cases in Oklahoma continue to climb, the Oklahoma City-County Health Department (OCCHD) is advising residents to take extra precautions against the mosquito-borne illness by avoiding mosquito bites and reducing habitat where mosquitoes live and breed.

Share Your Summer Story Contest Winner! August 2012

Share Your Summer Story Contest Winner!

Congratulations to Christina T. of Edmond for submitting the winning entry to our Share Your Summer Story Contest! Christina won a Kindle Fire for her story submission, which you can read here.

Keep the Olympic Momentum Going! August 2012

Keep the Olympic Momentum Going!

Did you enjoy watching the Olympics with your children? And do your kids wonder why the games are over so quickly? Continue that fascination with sports going (and start planning your 2014 winter Olympics watching!) with these titles:

Emergency Help: Learning How to Call 911 August 2012

Emergency Help: Learning How to Call 911

Knowing how to make a 9-1-1 call could be the most crucial skill a parent could teach their children, especially at a young age.

Great Summer Reading Suggestions July 2012

Great Summer Reading Suggestions

Summer reading for everyone! Check out these titles for children of all ages from Random House books.

State Health Officials Warn of West Nile Virus Resurgence July 2012

State Health Officials Warn of West Nile Virus Resurgence

Evidence of a resurgence of West Nile virus (WNV) has state health officials warning Oklahomans to take precautions against the mosquito-borne illness this summer.

 

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