F&CS Pharmacy adds delivery to meet demand during pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored the value and importance of pharmacies in supporting the health and well being of communities across the nation. And in being accessible during times like these, customer sand patients need these services the most. Despite such challenges, the Family & Children’s (F&CS) Pharmacy continues to address unprecedented demand by providing essential medications on a timely basis. When the City of Tulsa…

Care Card co-chairs, volunteers support yearly local shopping event

Each year, many volunteers execute Family & Children’s Services (F&CS) Care Card event. Featuring nearly 200 businesses, Care Card has provided the ultimate shopping experience for Tulsans, all while raising funds for F&CS. Spearheading the process are Linda Woodard and Sheryl Boone, who currently serve as the 2020 Care Card co-chairs. Because of their tenacious…

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day set October 24 in Tulsa

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)’s  National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is a one-day event intended to bring national awareness to the increasing prescription and controlled substance misuse. The service is free and anonymous, “no questions asked.”   This initiative addresses a vital public safety and public health issue. Unused or expired medicines that are stored in home cabinets…

Community Response Team: Annual Report 2019

Tulsa is losing precious lives to high suicide rates and untreated mental illness. Consequently, highly treatable mental health issues can spiral into crisis, overwhelming first responders. Excessive demands to respond to mental health crisis calls divert officers from other crime-related calls. The Community Response Team was formed in 2018 in response to these needs. This…