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About OSDH

The Oklahoma State Department of Health protects and improves public health through its system of local health services and statewide initiatives in order to optimize health for our citizens. The three major service branches focused on  promoting health as well as preventing disease and injury include - Community Health Promotion and Protection, Quality Assurance and Regulatory, and Health Preparedness. The agency enjoys the support of a dedicated Chief Medical  Officer. Together, these service areas, alongside administrative support of other  business service areas, provide technical support and guidance to 68 county  health departments as well as guidance and consultation to the two  independent city-county health departments in Oklahoma City and Tulsa.  


Leading Oklahoma to prosperity through health.


To protect and promote health, to prevent disease and injury, and to cultivate conditions by which Oklahomans can thrive.


  • Respect
  • Collaboration
  • Service

Keith Reed, RN, MPH, CPH

Keith Reed, RN, MPH, CPH, serves as interim commissioner of the Oklahoma State Department of Health. He has worked for the State of Oklahoma for 24 years, the past 19 with the Oklahoma State Department of Health.

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Chief Medical Officer

Chief Legal Council

  • Office of Administrative Hearings

Chief of Staff

  • Office of Communications

Chief Operation Officer

  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Vital Records (Birth & Death Certificates)

Chief Financial Officer

  • A/P & Payroll
  • Budget & Purchasing (Procurement)
  • Controller
  • Federal Financial Reports
  • Grants
  • Revenue

Chief Data, Public Policy & Promotion Officer

  • Center for Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promotion
  • Center for Health Statistics
  • Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority

OSDH Program Areas

Board of Health