Children's screenings offered
The child guidance program at the Oklahoma City-County Health Department will offer developmental screenings for children birth to 5 years old at the following libraries and on the corresponding dates: the Midwest City library at 8143 E Reno from 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday; Edmond Library, 10 S Boulevard from 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday; the Northwest library at 5600 NW 122 from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday; the Southern Oaks library at 6900 S Walker from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. July 24; and the Warr Acres library at 5901 NW 63 from 9 a.m. to noon July 26. Sessions include discussion about the normal range of early development as well as any parenting questions that the parent may have in the areas of speech, language, development and behavior. Sessions are by appointment only. There is a small fee for screenings. Medicaid is accepted. No person will be denied services for inability to pay. Anyone interested in scheduling an appointment can call 425-4412.
Nonprofit seeks board members
The Children's Miracle Network Hospitals board is looking for young professionals between the ages of 24-35 to serve on its Innovative Board. The role of the iBoard is to help expand the base of volunteer support for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals in an effort to increase and enhance community awareness and fundraising efforts benefiting Children's Hospital Foundation. The board meets the third Tuesday of each month in Oklahoma City. Board members will have the opportunity to build a professional network from a diverse array of backgrounds, and learn what it means to be accountable for Oklahoma's sick children. Anyone interested in applying can go to http://okchf.org/about/childrens-miracle-network-hospitals or contact Linzy Hall at 271-2208or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
FROM STAFF REPORTS