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Hughes County Health Department

District 6 - Central Oklahoma

Welcome to the Hughes County Health Department. Our staff works hard to provide compassionate, non-judgmental care, and top-notch customer service to our clients.

Whether it is through outreach events or clinic appointments, we hope that you will see the passion your local health department has for serving the community.

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

Our VISION is: Leading Oklahoma to prosperity through health.

Our VALUES are: Service | Collaboration | Respect | Accountability

Office Hours

Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Closed from 12pm to 1pm

(closed weekends and state holidays)

Regional administrative Director
Daryn Kirkpatrick

District Nursing Manager
Raelina Tucker

Administrative Programs Officer
Emily Walsh

Business Manager
Kayla Jarrett

Community Engagement & Health Planning Manager
Bret Wood

Communications Coordinator
Ashlyn DeMik

Local Emergency Response Coordinator
Aaron Scott

Environmental Health
Tonya Tinsley

Allied Health Coordinator
Mishael Farrand-Fulton

The Hughes County Board of Health is comprised of five appointed members who voluntarily serve as an advisory panel to the county health director. The board meets quarterly to discuss public health needs, clinical updates, health trends and review and approve annual budget.

  • Julia Dority - County Commissioner Appointment
  • Dwight Barnett - County Commissioner Appointment
  • Donna Dyer - Commissioner of Health Appointment
  • Randy Davenport - Associate District Judge Appointment
  • Gray Phillips - Commissioner of Health Appointment

The health department will give you current testing information or help you make a COVID 19 vaccine appointment.

Appointments are preferred. Walk-ins will be seen if staff is available.

For the latest information and COVID-19 resources please check out our OSDH COVID-19 website

You can also dial 211 for questions. Dialing 211 helps direct callers to services for, among others, the elderly, the disabled, those who do not speak English, those with a personal crisis, those with limited reading skills, and those who are new to their communities – other information about 211 services

COVID-19 Integrated Hughes County View – Current Risk Level

What Prevention Steps Should You Take Based on Your COVID-19 Community Level?

Community Burden Levels
Low Medium High
People may choose to mask at any time.
People with symptoms, a positive test, or exposure to someone with COVID-19 should wear a mask.
As of April 18, 2022 masks are no longer required on public transportation – Check the link in case circumstances have changed. 

If you are immunocompromised or high risk for severe disease, learn more about how to protect yourself with additional CDC recommendations for each COVID-19 Community Level.

Contact Information

Hughes County Health Department
200 McDougal Drive
Holdenville, OK 74848
Phone: 405-379-3313
Fax: 405-379-7223