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Redesigned Site Features Information on COVID-19 and Tobacco Use

OKLAHOMA CITY – April 9, 2020 – Visitors to the Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline website will experience a fresh, new user-friendly website that aims to help Oklahomans quit tobacco, live tobacco free and reduce their risks of serious health issues, including complications from COVID-19.

OKLAHOMA CITY (March 16, 2020) – The Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) Board of Directors approved Healthy Schools Incentive Grants at their March meeting for 20 Oklahoma school districts and 10 school sites. The grants will fund health-promoting projects such as playground and fitness equipment, hydration stations, walking paths and more.

OKLAHOMA CITY (March 16, 2020) – The Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) Board of Directors approved Healthy Communities Incentive Grants for 11 Oklahoma municipalities during their March meeting. The grants will fund health-promoting projects such as sidewalk improvements, walking trails and exercise equipment.

OKLAHOMA CITY (March 12, 2020) – Oklahomans will continue to have access to cutting-edge science and research in addiction and tobacco cessation after the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) Board of Directors voted today to renew its grant to the Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center (OTRC).

The Program Officer is the primary point of contact with grantees and provides the guidance and resources needed by grantees to successfully achieve outcomes and effective implementation of grant programs. The Program Officer uses a variety of methods to fulfill grantee needs such as face-to-face meetings, telephone conversations, videoconferencing and e-mail correspondence. Program Officers are expected to visit grantees up to four times per fiscal year. 

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Thomas Larson
Director of Public Information and Outreach
405-521-4992
ThomasL@tset.ok.gov