As the NPS (Washita Battlefield National Historic Site) begins the process to reopen your national park sites, NPS leaders are consulting with the Office of Public Health (OPH). OPH recruits, supports, and manages Public Health Service (PHS) Commissioned Corps officers assigned to the Department of the Interior (DOI) and the NPS. They function as an internal health department, providing agency specific capabilities for parks on a range of new and evolving public health issues through prevention and response services. The OPH also promotes the health and well-being of our park visitors through Healthy Parks Healthy People, a global movement that…

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Charles in Charge

By Landry Brewer — For more than half a year, Charles Wren has been busy preserving Elk City’s past and telling its stories.Wren became the

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