Health

Elgin Has Been Named as the Safest City in Oklahoma Again!
Congratulations to Elgin, OK. for being named Oklahoma's safest City in 2021. This makes the third time in a row that Elgin, OK. has been declared as the safest city in the state, that's quite an accomplishment. The new study from www.safewise.com lists the 20 safest city's in Oklahom…
Results From the Lawton Community Needs Online Survey Are Here!
The wait is over, we now have all the results from the Community Needs Online Survey from the City of Lawton in conjunction with the Lawton Housing and Community Development Division. Awhile back Lawtonians were invited to take and be a part of the survey that would assist city leaders with future p…
Oklahoma Ranks the Worst in the Nation for Senior Healthcare
A new study was conducted by Healthcare Inc. and has ranked Oklahoma as the worst state in the Nation for senior healthcare. The report lists the states from best to worst and uses factors like medical costs, doctors per capita, prescription costs, life expectancy, retirement facilities and other se…
Lawton Public School’s Mandatory Mask Mandate has Expired
LPS (Lawton Public Schools) has expired their mandatory mask mandate for all Lawton area schools within the LPS district. The news came yesterday (05-24-21) that it will no longer be required for students, faculty or visitors to wear masks or face coverings inside or outside. The mask mandate was or…
Lawton Splash Pads and Wading Pools to Reopen Soon!
The City of Lawton just announced that they plan on re-opening all the splash pads and wading pools over the next couple of weeks. Lawton has 2 splash pads and 3 wading pools, along with a public pool. The first to open will be the splash pads, those open back up on Saturday, May 21st (05-22-21). Th…
Once the Pandemic is Over What Do You What to Do Most?
We're finally starting to see a return to normal, thank God! It's been a crazy year or so with the COVID-19 pandemic and everything that's happened since. From what it looks like we're actually going to have a decent Summer and if things continue to improve the days of isolation …
The Second COVID-19 Vaccination is No Joke!
I had been warned, repeatedly that the second COVID-19 vaccination was rough when compared to the first one. In my normal devil may care, you don't know what you're talking about fashion, I completely ignored the warnings and I'm paying the price for that now.
Lawton Has Been Presented an OK. Healthy Community Award!
Lawton, Fort Sill is now a five time winner of the Oklahoma Excellence Certified Healthy Community award or certification. The award recognizes Oklahoma communities, businesses and organizations that are working to make their cities a better and healthier place to live and work.
Drive Thru COVID-19 Vaccinations at the Great Plains Coliseum
Coming up this Wednesday, May 12th (05-12-21) the CCHD (Comanche County Health Department) will be hosting a drive thru COVID-19 vaccination event at the Great Plains Coliseum located at 920 South Sheridan Road from 8:00am until 6:00pm. You can just pull in and get your shot and no appointment is ne…

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