Lincoln County Health Department
Welcome to the website of the Lincoln County Health Department. We hope you find it helpful for your personal health, the health of your family, and the health of our communities.
Our MISSION is "to protect and promote health, to prevent disease and injury, and to cultivate conditions by which Oklahomans can be healthy." Our VISION is "Creating a State of Health."
We do this by monitoring the health of our communities, identifying and responding to health threats, providing timely and accurate information, enforcing laws that protect health, and providing quality services to prevent and control disease.
As part of the 2019 Lincoln County Fitness Challenge, a Healthy Living Directory was created to make sure residents from across the county had ideas about places where they could walk and approximate distances they may cover. To see it, click on the cover below.
WIC (Women, Infants and Children)
WIC is a federally funded nutrition education and supplemental food program for low income pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants, and children up to 5 years of age. WIC is based on the size of the family and the income brought into the home. WIC provides women, infants, and children with nutritious supplemental foods, nutrition education, and referrals for health care.
A priority for WIC is to ensure that mothers and eligible families with young children have the nutritional knowledge necessary to assure their children's proper nutrition intake. WIC provides nutritious foods tailored to supplement the dietary needs of participants to ensure good health, growth and development.
Studies show that pregnant women who participate in WIC have longer pregnancies leading to fewer premature births; have fewer low and very low birth-weight babies; experience fewer fetal and infant deaths; seek prenatal care earlier in pregnancy and consume more of key nutrients such as iron, protein, calcium, and vitamins A and C. WIC encourages and supports breastfeeding by providing a wide range of breastfeeding services and support activities to expectant and new mothers.
Please check out our WIC Clinic information by clicking on the link in the left column. To make an appointment for WIC service, contact the Lincoln County Health Department at (405)258-2640. For additional information visit http://www.ok.gov/health. You may also start your WIC application on line by clicking here.
The Lincoln County Health Department offers a variety of public health services to protect and promote health to our residents. Click on any of the links to the left to learn more about the services offered.
LINCOLN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT
Kelli Rader, Regional Administrative Director
101 Meadow Lane
Chandler, Oklahoma 74834
Phone: (405) 258-2640
Fax: (405) 258-2696
Call today for more information or to make an appointment.
General Clinic Hours:
8:00 am - 4:00 pm