MAY 2016

More than 1,000 people are expected to receive dental cleanings, dental fillings, dental extractions, eye exams, eyeglass prescriptions, eyeglass production, women's health exams and medical exams. All services are delivered on a first-come, first-served basis. The clinic will be open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday,  May 14, and from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday,  May 15 at Southeastern Oklahoma State University in Durant, Oklahoma. Entry numbers will be distributed at 3 a.m., three hours before the clinic begins. Patients can begin lining up for entry numbers at midnight, although many patients will form a line before midnight to ensure they receive a number.

Little Dixie Transit will provide free transportation to and from RAM event for community members  who call and reserve a ride. Details here.

For more information or to volunteer, email Stacie Pace at, call (405) 259-4824, or visit
MAY 8 - 14, 2016
About National Women's Health Week
National Women's Health Week is an observance led by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services  Office on Women's Health. The goal is to empower women to make their health a priority. The week also serves as a time to help women understand what steps they can take to improve their health. The 17th annual National Women's Health Week kicks off on Mother's Day, May 8, and is celebrated through May 14, 2016.
What steps can I take for better health?
To improve your physical and mental health, you can:
How can I participate in National Women's Health Week?
The Office on Women's Health invites women across the country to:

Other May Health Observances:

Support for People with Disabilities 
and Chronic Disease
May 19, 2016
11 a.m. to Noon CT

  • Identify common barriers to full access to health care services for people with disabilities.
  • Ask and assess people with disabilities about their specific needs for assistance.
When someone with a disability walks into your clinic, do you ever wonder if there is anything you can do to help them benefit from your services?

Join us in this webinar and discuss some common etiquette and tips for working with people with a variety of disabilities. In this presentation, we will discuss disability considerations when organizing an event or training, how to work with interpreters and how to respond when someone brings a guide dog.

Lisa Golden
Diabetes Program Specialist
Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services  

Lisa Golden is the Diabetes Program Specialist for the Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS). She has 20 years of experience in diabetes education and six years with DARS where she trains diabetes educators to provide services to people with disabilities. She also consults with agency staff regarding the diabetes program and ways to address vocational and independent living goals.

Ms. Golden represents DARS on the Texas Diabetes Council and currently co-chairs the Disability Community of Interest of the American Association of Diabetes Educators.    

Please join us at this free webinar provided by the TMF QIN-QIO Health for Life/Everyone with Diabetes Counts initiative.

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