Disaster relief deadline nears
A deadline is approaching to apply for disaster unemployment aid in three Oklahoma counties hit by severe storms and tornadoes from May 18-June 2. Residents of Okfuskee, Okmulgee and Le Flore counties have until Wednesday to apply for the assistance. The disaster unemployment aid is available to workers and self-employed individuals who lost work or earnings because of the storms and tornadoes. The aid is for those who don't qualify for regular state unemployment benefits. Information is available through the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission Unemployment Insurance Service Center at (800) 555-1554 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
OKC clinic joins OU Physicians
OU Physicians, the state's largest physician's group, has added a primary care pediatric clinic in south Oklahoma City. The pediatric practice of Dr. Kalpna Kaul, which has been renamed “OU Children's Physicians Southwest Pediatrics,” will continue to provide care to patients at its current location at 1601 SW 89 Street, Suite D300. Dr. Julie Reza has joined the clinic and will provide care to patients there. Both pediatricians are accepting new patients and the clinic accepts all forms of insurance, including Sooner Care.
University of Phoenix event set
University of Phoenix Oklahoma City campus invites the public to an event aimed at helping individuals make the connection between education and a career. The event will be 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 8 at 6501 N Broadway Extension, 3 Broadway Executive Park in Oklahoma City. University of Phoenix staff and faculty, along with local business leaders, will participate in career workshops and a panel discussion about factors impacting the Oklahoma City job market. Local employers will participate in a career fair. For information, go to uopxeventsoklahomacity.eventbrite.com
FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS