“I Went to a Garden Party…”

The Health Literacy Project Partners, Ottawa County Health Department, Northeastern Tribal Health Systems, OSU Extension Office, and Miami Public Library recently hosted a garden party at the Community Garden located on the grounds of the Ottawa County Health Department.  Community members were invited to view the beds, examine future plans for expansion, and enjoy refreshments.… Continue Reading “I Went to a Garden Party…”

Community Garden Coming Soon!

The Miami Public Library is concerned about the health of our community.  Part of the reason for our poor health is that out of 77 Oklahoma counties, Ottawa County ranks 39th in vegetable consumption and 45th in fruit consumption.  Poor health literacy, or not having the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and… Continue Reading Community Garden Coming Soon!

What’s Cookin’?

Things are really cooking at the Miami Public Library.  Our Health Literacy Project, a cooperative partnership between the Miami Public Library, INTEGRIS Baptist Regional Health Center, Northeastern Tribal Health Systems, Ottawa County Health Department, and Ottawa County DHS, includes cooking classes for kids!  Families were invited through school based social workers and tribal health workers… Continue Reading What’s Cookin’?