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Local Health Department Receiving Technical Assistance: Osage County Health Department, OK


The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) is currently offering technical assistance support to local health departments to improve their capacity to develop or enhance health promotion programs for people living with disabilities through coordination of existing health department and community services.

Background:

Approximately 12.6% of Osage County residents are living below poverty level.   The Osage County Health Department and its community partners are conducting a project to promote the health and well-being of people with disabilities funded by NACCHO. 

Project Activities:

Osage County Health Department is receiving technical assistance from Multnomah County Health Department and is planning to enhance their current Diabetes and Arthritis health education classes for people in the community, including those living with disabilities.

Click here for further details about Multnomah County Health Department's project.

Project Update:

Project activities are scheduled to begin in the new year, 2010, and will include arthritis and diabetes classes held in Osage County.

For more information on Osage County, please contact:

Andrew Gram
Osage County Health Department
Phone: (918) 287-3740
E-mail: andrewg@health.ok.gov
Web Site: www.osage.health.ok.gov