WELCOME TO NEW OKAAP DISCUSSION BOARD FOR MEMBERS
Click to enter the new OKAAP Virtual Community for members to connect directly with one another about the COVID-19 pandemic and to pose questions; share helpful tips and practice pearls; and offer and receive support and encouragement from peers. We hope that this resource offers you an additional place to connect with your peers and seek guidance during these unprecedented times. Please consider using it to share ideas, resources & links to important information. This discussion board is for OKAAP members only. You will be asked to register upon your first visit to the site.
Dedicated to the health of infants, children, adolescents and young adults.
In an effort to unite Oklahomans in the shared goal of children returning to safe school settings, both for children’s well-being, and to help communities move forward through stress that we are all facing during the COVID-19 pandemic, The Oklahoma Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (OKAAP) and the Oklahoma Academy of Family Physicians (OAFP) issue this statement.
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The mission of the American Academy of Pediatrics is to attain optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents and young adults. OKAAP is the Oklahoma Chapter of the AAP and is comprised of over 400 pediatricians.