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OKLAHOMA CITY (May 24, 2019) – The TSET Board of Directors on Thursday voted to extend a contract with the Physician Manpower Training Commission to recruit and retain physicians in rural Oklahoma for an additional five years.

The new agreement with the Physician Manpower Training Commission will allow an additional 42 physicians to be placed in rural and medically underserved areas. TSET funds are matched by hospitals, cities, insurance providers and banks to ensure that physicians are placed in communities that have difficulty recruiting physicians.

Weatherford, OK (May 17, 2019) – Weatherford Public Schools was honored on Wednesday for their efforts to improve health through the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) Healthy Incentive Program for Schools.

Holdenville, OK (May 10, 2019) – The City of Holdenville was honored Friday for their efforts to improve health and quality of life in their city through the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) Healthy Incentive Program for Communities.

The City of Holdenville received a $50,000 grant and has chosen to use the funds to purchase new playground equipment, a new pavilion and grill at the Holdenville Park.  

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Whitney Dinger, Public Information and Outreach Specialist

Whitney Dinger
Public Information Officer
405-521-4959
whitneyd@tset.ok.gov