Morton reopens Sandy Park location on June 17

We are glad that you and your families are safe after the threat of flooding. Morton is excited to resume services to provide the highest quality of primary health care to our patients and to northeastern Oklahoma.

Morton offers support to diabetic patients

Morton Comprehensive Health Services launched the first in a series of diabetes education classes as part of a patient-centered focus to control and manage diabetes. A partnership with the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma and the W. L. Hutcherson YMCA will provide a comprehensive approach to include diabetic office visits, all medications and supplies, diabetes education, physical fitness instruction, a food diary, eye exams, and free transportation, if needed. For more information, call (918) 295-2724.

March is Women’s History Month

The Smithsonian Institution sponsors a website promoting the accomplishments and achievements of women with its exhibit “Because of Her Story”. It says, “The American Women Initiative will amplify women’s voices to honor the past, inform the present and inspire the future.” Visit https://womenshistory.si.edu/ for more information.

American Heart Month – February

According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. Every year, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease. Heart disease can be prevented when people make healthy choices and manage their health conditions. To make your appointment for your check up, call (918) 587-2171 or for more information, visit https://healthfinder.gov/nho/februarytoolkit.aspx

National Children’s Dental Health Month – February

During National Children’s Dental Health Month, Morton encourages parents to take their child/children to see his/her dentist for proper care and maintenance of one’s healthy smile. To make a dentist appointment, call (918) 587-2171.

Area restaurant donates to Morton

“Give Back to Morton on Fridays” – Naples Flatbread Kitchen and Bar, 201 S. Denver Ave., (918) 879-1990, is donating 10 percent of dine-in or dine-out sales on Fridays between 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. to Morton. Just mention that to the waiter/waitress that you are there to support “Morton Day.” Parking will be validated.

Learn About Resources Available to Caregivers and Seniors

Morton Comprehensive Health Services will be hosting a program for caregivers and seniors at the Creek County Literacy Program, 15 N. Poplar St., Sapulpa, OK, on March 5 at 1 p.m. Representatives from Morton will share information and resources for providing support services for family and friends in need of caregiving. For more information, call (918) 295-6154 or mrains@mortonhealth.org.

Programs offered at Morton

Morton and the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Tulsa are offering clinical breast exams and mammograms for qualified patients. Also, Morton will provide referrals for further diagnostic screenings, if necessary, and educational information on the topic. The Transportation department will make arrangements for patient’s travel to and from clinical visits. For more information, call (918) 587-2171.
In partnership with the George Kaiser Family Foundation, Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma and the W. L. Hutcherson Branch YMCA, Morton is offering a patient-centered program for individuals with diabetes. After meeting with a case manager at Morton, a four-part program will be designed to provide medical oversight, medications and supplies, nutritional and educational information and an exercise regimen. The individual will receive the services and related medical visits and supplies for free. For more information about the program, call (918) 295-6155.

Marketplace Enrollment Assistance to be offered, Nov. 17 and Dec. 8

Morton will be hosting events for Marketplace enrollment on Sat., Nov. 17 and Sat., Dec. 8 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at its main health center, 1334 N. Lansing Ave. Individuals are also able to visit Morton during the work week for assistance in enrollment or reenrollment. The enrollment deadlines for Medicare is Dec. 7 and the deadline for Marketplace Health insurance enrollment is Dec. 15. For more information, call (918) 295-6959. See the press release at Morton Marketplace enrollment press release, Final, 110118