Managing Allergies and Asthma in Oklahoma

In 1984, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) declared May to be “National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month.” With May being peak season for both allergies and asthma, it’s an opportune time to discuss the conditions that affect more than 65 million Americans. Allergens Allergies are a hypersensitive immune response to allergens in…

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Every Kid Healthy Week: Mindful Monday

April 26-30th is Every Kid Healthy Week! “Each day of the week shines a spotlight on the great actions schools and families are taking to improve the health and wellness of their kids and the link between nutrition, physical activity, mental health, and learning – because healthy kids are better prepared to learn and thrive!”…

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A Special Thank You to Our Doctors

National Doctors Day is March 30, a time to recognize the immense contributions doctors make for our country! We would like to personally thank the remarkable doctors at Oklahoma ER & Hospital. We appreciate each of you and thank you from the bottom of our hearts for all the long hours you endure, the sacrifices…

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Poison Prevention Week

March 21-27 is National Poison Prevention Week, an issue that may be more prevalent than you think. Every day, over 300 children in the U.S. receive emergency medical care due to being poisoned. And according to the National Capital Poison Center, someone calls the U.S. poison control center about every 12 seconds. Hospitals, Emergency Rooms,…

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Brain Injury Awareness Month 2021

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. Each year, this initiative aims to spread the word about the growing prevalence of traumatic brain injuries and how we can better protect ourselves.  First, let’s review how our brains work! The brain is a part of your body’s central nervous system, and it functions by sending and receiving…

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February is American Heart Month

Thanks to Valentine’s Day, the symbol for February is a heart. âť¤ You see it everywhere—on candy, cards, decorations, and clothing, so what better time to honor our hearts than with American Heart Month! In addition to AHM, February 5 is National Wear Red Day! Get involved by wearing red this Friday to help raise awareness…

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Now Offering Monoclonal Antibody Therapy, a Breakthrough COVID-19 Treatment Under Emergency Use Authorization by the FDA

Oklahoma ER & Hospital now offers monoclonal antibody therapy as an alternative COVID-19 treatment option for those who meet the criteria mentioned below. The infusion therapies offered, including Eli Lilly’s bamlanivimab, and the combination of casirivimab and imdevimab, are under Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Admisinstration (FDA). Casirivimab and…

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Emergency Room Services

Providing the care you deserve It may be hard to remember a time when anything other than COVID-19 came to mind when you thought of the hospital. And although our healthcare workers on the frontlines have certainly given this pandemic their all, hospital and emergency room care extend far beyond the coronavirus.  As we take…

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Oklahoma ER & Hospital Celebrates Highly Successful Second Year

Media Contact Makailyn Dillon Director of Marketing mdillon@okerhospital.com 405-251-2300 EDMOND, Okla. (Jan. 11, 2021) – Oklahoma ER & Hospital is celebrating its second anniversary on January 25. In the two years since opening, Oklahoma ER & Hospital’s hard-working staff has helped patients overcome countless health-related issues and obstacles, including the COVID-19 global pandemic. The CIHQ…

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The Gift-Giving Guide for Safe Children’s Toys

It’s the season of giving! Whether you’re shopping for the kids in your life or looking to donate gifts, here are a few helpful things to keep in mind to ensure you’re buying safe toys. 10 Tips for Giving Gifts to Children Before buying a gift, read the label! Warning labels on the package should…

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