Oklahoma medical news briefs
Oklahoma medical news briefs for Jan. 27, 2013.
Officials with the state Health Department are seeking comments from the public regarding a federal grant that provides important health services to mothers and children. Public input is needed for the State Plan for Services for the Maternal and Child Health Services Title V Block Grant for the 2014 fiscal year. The grant provides federal money for the Oklahoma MCH program, whose primary goal is to improve the health status of pregnant women, mothers, infants, and children, including children with special health care needs. Funds from the block grant assure that these groups, particularly those with low income or with limited availability of services, have access to quality maternal and child health care services. Comments must be received before May 4. Comments should be forwarded to: Suzanna D. Dooley, M.S., A.P.R.N.-C.N.P., Title V MCH Director, Maternal and Child Health Service, Oklahoma State Department of Health, 1000 NE 10, Oklahoma City, OK, 73117; email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 271-4480.
Jaclyn Cosgrove, Staff Writer
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