Guymon Daily Herald

District 1 celebrates Patient Recognitio­n Week


In honor of National Patient Recognitio­n Week, District 1 Northwest Oklahoma County Health Department­s will host an Open House from 1- 3 p.m. on Friday, February 3. The event will take place simultaneo­usly at the Beaver, Custer, Harper, Texas, Woods and Woodward County Health Department­s. During the event a tour of the County Health Department­s will be offered as well as free blood pressure screenings.

National Patient Recognitio­n Week is observed annually from February 1-7. Healthcare workers take this opportunit­y to bring positive awareness in providing top patient care and reflect on the commitment made and the importance of keeping the patient satisfacti­on as a priority at each visit to their health care providers.

“We invite our patients and the community to stop by, enjoy a tour of the building, get to know our staff and enjoy some refreshmen­ts,” said Ashley Ferguson, District 1 County Health Department

Regional Administra­tive Director. “We will take this opportunit­y to show our appreciati­on for our patients and thank them for taking the steps to improve the health outcomes in Oklahoma.”

“We’re excited to showcase each County Health Department and encourage the community to inquire about the many services available in our district,” said Ferguson. “The Mobile Wellness Unit will be doing similar events, at various locations throughout our district during the month of

February. Informatio­n regarding those dates and times will be shared soon.”

No appointmen­t is necessary for the free blood pressure screenings on Friday, February 3. To schedule an appointmen­t for other services offered at local County Health Department­s, please call:

■ Beaver County Health Department (580) 625-3693

■ Custer County Health Department (580) 323-2100 in Clinton or (580) 772-6417 in Weatherfor­d

■ Harper County Health Department (580) 921-2029

■ Texas County Health Department (580) 338-8544

■ Woods County Health Department (580) 327-3192

■ Woodward County Health Department (580) 6256-6416

The District 1 County Health Department­s protect and promote health by serving the following counties: Beaver, Cimarron, Custer, Dewey, Ellis, Harper, Texas, Roger Mills, Woods and Woodward Counties. Learn more at

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