- Health and Wellness 2011
Enid’s newest community
“There’s got to be a heart that says, ‘Man, they paid for me and I want to pay for them.’” — Jim Thorpe, administrator of Greenbrier Village, where the local VA residential center is located.
Changing the future of the area’s children
Christy Northcutt, coordinator of Be Fit Kids, started the youth fitness initiative last year with more than one objective. She wanted kids to have an opportunity to get moving, to feel good about themselves and to enjoy a family activity.
Health department is working through hard economic times
Annette O’Connor, interim administrative director of Garfield County Health Department, said the department began charging for flu shots last year, and the state department is looking everywhere to see what needs to be done to recover costs, such as private pay or insurance company, Medicaid or Medicare reimbursements.
Helping to heal the wounds
“Twenty one million Americans are diabetics, and 15 percent of them will have problematic wounds, and 82,000 will have amputations each year. Our goal is to heal the wounds.” — St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center's wound care unit director Julie Brown
- Enid’s newest community