Skip to main content

OSDH provides statement on birth certificate settlement

Thursday, October 21, 2021

OKLAHOMA CITY — Commissioner of Health Dr. Lance Frye released the following statement today regarding the legal settlement over birth certificate designations in Oklahoma:

“A legal settlement regarding birth certificate designations was reached in May by the prior attorney general’s office. The Oklahoma State Department of Health will work with the Governor and Attorney General’s office for input and counsel on next steps. Our responsibility is to maintain vital statistics, and we will continue to do so in accordance with the laws of Oklahoma. Should a challenge to the previous agreement be made, we will proceed accordingly.”

###

Last Modified on Oct 28, 2021