Morton Comprehensive Health Services, a primary health care system in northeastern Oklahoma, recognized Linda Berry, a medical transcriptionist, for 50 years of service on Oct. 1 with a luncheon program. Berry says, “After 50 years, I love my job. I love what the clinic can do for the patients and I love to work with patients.”
As of September 9, 2019, Morton-West Tulsa Family Health Center, 6116 W. 11th St. in the Sandy Park housing community, will be open on the following days and times:
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday – 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. and on the first Thursday of the month – 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
For more information, call (918) 587-2171.
A new rule requires that all SoonerCare (Medicaid) members keep their mailing address updated with SoonerCare. If a letter from SoonerCare is returned by the Post Office as “undeliverable”, you could lose your SooonerCare benefits. To update your mailing address, call toll-free number: 1-800-987-7767 or log into your membership portal on: www.mysoonercare.org.
Morton provides monthly programs for caregivers of family and friends. The following is a list of the current program, “Conversations about Caregiving”. The informational session is held on the 1st Tuesdays, 1p.m.-2:30p.m., Evergreen Baptist Church, 10301 E. 111th St. S.; 2nd Tuesdays, 1p.m.-2:30p.m., Broken Arrow Library, 300 W. Broadway; 2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 9a.m.-10:30a.m., Christ United Methodist Church, 3515 S. Harvard Ave., Room 134; and 3rd Wednesdays, 1p.m.-2:30p.m., The Center for Individuals with Physical Challenges, 815 S. Utica. For more information, call (918) 295-6154.
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.
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.