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Tulsa Health Department’s Response to Tulsa County Historic 2019 Flooding

Tulsa County 2019 Flooding

by Bruce D. Dart, PhD “While it is our job to serve Tulsa County residents, it became our mission to bring hope back to people’s lives as we responded to this disaster.” In early May 2019, a series of thunderstorms began dropping monsoon-like precipitation across northern Oklahoma. The water ran down streams into Keystone Lake, resulting in water levels above

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Featured Collection – Extreme Weather Event Preparedness

The Journal of Public Health Management & Practice is pleased to bring you the latest public health research regarding extreme weather event preparedness. A timely and important collection of articles, including a special full issue of the journal focused on Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Centers, is now featured on the JPHMP website. You might also enjoy reading: Hurricane Preparedness and Public Health by Justin B. Moore

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