Jaclyn Cosgrove
Local News Medical and Health Reporter

Jaclyn Cosgrove writes about health, public policy and medicine in Oklahoma, among other topics.

She is an Oklahoma State University graduate. Jaclyn grew up in the southeast region of the state and enjoys writing about rural Oklahoma.

She is the president of the Oklahoma Society of Professional Journalists professional chapter and a member of the Association of Health Care Journalists.





Jaclyn Cosgrove Fri, May. 22 2015 11:06:32 PM CST RT @OKWatchMScott: Proof that Sen. @ClarkJolley has a sense of humor. LINK
Jaclyn Cosgrove Fri, May. 22 2015 10:36:02 PM CST Many jailed Oklahomans with mental illness would be better served outside criminal justice system, @TerriWhiteOK says LINK
Jaclyn Cosgrove Fri, May. 22 2015 05:18:49 PM CST When I listen to interview recordings, I sound most ridiculous when talking to my people's dogs. As a side note, I don't quote them.
Jaclyn Cosgrove Fri, May. 22 2015 04:49:53 PM CST "I’ve answered the same question...6 or 8 times...It’s a cruel disease." John, whose wife has Alzheimer's. Story in @TheOklahoman Sunday.
Jaclyn Cosgrove Fri, May. 22 2015 04:43:05 PM CST I met an 85-year-old man on Instagram. He likes it better than Facebook. So, you're officially out of excuses.
Jaclyn Cosgrove Fri, May. 22 2015 03:20:36 PM CST Here's something they probably don't cover in Oklahoma history class: LINK
Jaclyn Cosgrove Fri, May. 22 2015 02:33:58 PM CST What’s the plan to reduce Oklahoma County’s teen births by one-third? LINK cc: @KFF_OKC @okchealth @OklaChildAdv @PPCOK
Jaclyn Cosgrove Fri, May. 22 2015 11:59:17 AM CST @vonSchlageter Ha! No, I had to leave this one, but I don't anticipate it lasted a super long time. @jeaninedok is there :)
Jaclyn Cosgrove Fri, May. 22 2015 11:39:33 AM CST RT @kirbyLsmith: State of the Red River currently: LINK
Jaclyn Cosgrove Fri, May. 22 2015 10:38:45 AM CST .@ODMHSASINFO will go into second executive session. This one is about a pending claim regarding incident that happened at state hospital.
Jaclyn Cosgrove Fri, May. 22 2015 10:05:50 AM CST Twice now, someone has suggested what they said was "off the record." This is a public meeting, folks.
Jaclyn Cosgrove Fri, May. 22 2015 10:05:11 AM CST There's discussion about which medical providers can and can't order restraints. Psychologists cannot legally do that in Oklahoma.
Jaclyn Cosgrove Fri, May. 22 2015 09:57:33 AM CST .@okcbuck says moms/dads in recovery pick up their children from school every day. No reason to have the antiquated 1,000-foot rule.
Jaclyn Cosgrove Fri, May. 22 2015 09:56:10 AM CST .@okcbuck: HB1150 passed, no longer bans substance abuse facilities from being 1,000 ft from schools. Helps reduce stigma around centers.
Jaclyn Cosgrove Fri, May. 22 2015 09:51:21 AM CST Crosby says 2015 marks the 100th year of Griffin Memorial Hospital being open (under various names). Used to have 3,000 patients, now 120.
Jaclyn Cosgrove Fri, May. 22 2015 09:50:31 AM CST Durand Crosby, DMH's operations chief, is talking about early stages of plan to redevelop land in Norman around Griffin Memorial Hospital.
Jaclyn Cosgrove Fri, May. 22 2015 09:38:23 AM CST .@TerriWhiteOK says many people with mental illness, addiction going to jail/prison would be better served in treatment or diversion program
Jaclyn Cosgrove Fri, May. 22 2015 09:35:21 AM CST Here's some context about what @TerriWhiteOK is talking about: Mental health commissioner to keep court informed LINK
Jaclyn Cosgrove Fri, May. 22 2015 09:33:47 AM CST .@TerriWhiteOK says Tulsa County is arresting more people & requesting competency hearing. Tulsa has more lower level offenders waiting.
Jaclyn Cosgrove Fri, May. 22 2015 09:32:23 AM CST .@TerriWhiteOK says forensic center only has 200 beds. Can't put 300 people in the facility. Would be potentially inhumane, dangerous.

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