Representing the very best of the Community Health Improvement Plan, CHIP Champions highlight health initiatives that are making Tulsa a better place to live, work and play. Congratulations to the extraordinary people and organizations making this work happen.
Fresh Rx uses food as medicine by providing fresh produce, healthy food prep classes, and diabetes education for residents of North Tulsa with Type 2 diabetes. The produce is locally sourced so it is nutrient dense and promotes local agriculture.
Turkey Mtn staircase
Turkey Mountain now has the largest natural stone staircase in the U.S. It was constructed with stone from Turkey Mountain and has 130 steps, the equivalent of a 10-story building. This is just one of several trail improvements led by Tulsa River Parks Authority.
Tulsa honor academy
Tulsa Honor Academy. Tulsa Honor Academy is a charter school working hard to prepare its students to achieve at a high level in college and beyond regardless of their background or income level. This year they were able to expand and open a new high school campus in East Tulsa.
Lubell park trails
New trails at Lubell Park in West Tulsa were made possible through a Bike Club collaboration between Tulsa Parks and Tulsa Public schools these trails are made up of over 2 miles of trails for hiking and mountain biking.
In 2020 Morton was the primary provider of COVID testing for uninsured children in Tulsa County. They continue offering sliding scale health care to anyone in need.
tulsa mobile covid testing
Tulsa Mobile COVID Testing provided on-site COVID testing for those in need, including clients at a a domestic violence shelter and clients needing hospice care who were too sick to travel.
Joyful Movement is a ten week challenge hosted by the North Tulsa Community Coalition to promote exercise and movement as a means to improve mental and physical health.
Oklahoma caring foundation
Caring Vans provided by the Oklahoma Caring Foundation provide childhood vaccinations and other health services where they're needed most. In 2021 they brought COVID vaccinations to members of the Center for Individuals with Physical Challenges and many other people across the Tulsa area.