October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime, so chances are, this cancer has unfortunately affected each of us in some way. BCAM is a time for women to gather information, share their stories, and literally take health into their own hands with self-examination.…

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The last Wednesday of September is recognized as National Women’s Health and Fitness Day!   This day, taking place on September 30 is the largest national annual health promotion event for women of all ages. Along with participating in locally organized events, National Women’s Health and Fitness Day is a chance to direct the focus on…

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As a parent, there are countless life milestones you’ve been preparing for since you had your first child. Although the first day of school is on that list, no one could have anticipated the circumstances we’re currently under. Some things may be out of our control, but there are ways to feel more prepared for what you’re walking into. This…

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It can be unsettling to think about spending time in a hospital or ER right now, but the reality is that emergencies don’t stop just because we’re in the middle of a pandemic. That’s why we’ve adapted our approach, to keep our patients safe, give them peace of mind, and prevent cross-contamination from COVID-19. Don’t…

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As Tulsa navigates through phase 3 of re-opening, it’s imperative that we don’t become lenient with safety precautions. Whether you have something that can’t be done over the phone or are just trying to find a sense of normalcy again, you’ve probably started venturing out, or even traveling by now. When going out in public,…

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This press release was published on May 11, 2020 by KTUL staff member Megan Butler, and can be found here. TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — Tulsa ER & Hospital announced it will forgive $2.1 million of current outstanding medical debt for patients who received service at the hospital from December 2019 through April 1, 2020. “In…

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If you or a loved one are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, we are here to help. However, lacerations, broken bones, and other illnesses don’t stop for a pandemic, and neither do we. With our new Dual Care initiative, you can be treated for all ailments unrelated to COVID-19, in a separate, safe environment. We have…

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This year is off to an interesting start, to say the least. With all the uncertainty this pandemic has brought, it’s crucial that we come together and support one another through this time. That’s why we’re discussing ways to cope with self-isolation and the steps you can take to maintain your physical and mental health.…

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March 26th is Purple Day, an international effort to raise awareness about epilepsy and recognize the 50 million people living with it worldwide. Because it’s not talked about in-depth enough, there’s a general lack of understanding about epilepsy. That’s why this Purple Day, Tulsa ER & Hospital aims to educate our community about epilepsy and…

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February 23 to March 1 is National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. In a world where you can’t open an app, turn on the tv, or glance at a magazine rack without seeing a model with the “perfect look,” body image issues are widely common amongst teens and young adults. Although mainstream media has taken strides…

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