Hillcrest COVID-19 Call Center
Hillcrest HealthCare System has an established COVID-19 Call Center. Operators are available Monday - Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to answer patient questions, provide support and connect them to a provider. The Call Center line is 918-574-0920.

918-579-DOCS

July 2014

Why your doctor does not want you to use Q-tips to remove earwax.

It may have started as a daily habit or just something you thought you were supposed to do from time to time, but your doctor would rather you not clean your ears with cotton-tipped swabs and here’s why.  Every year, more than 12 million people visit their health care provider with complaints of “impacted or excessive cerumen” – also known as a pretty serious earwax problem.

Fourth of July Safety

It’s time for Fourth of July celebrations – fireworks, a backyard barbecue, maybe a trip to the lake! Whatever great plans you have this holiday, safety is always important. Here are a few steps you can follow to keep your family safe.

FIREWORKS SAFETY The safest way to enjoy fireworks is to attend a public fireworks show put on by professionals. Stay at least 500 feet away from the show. Many states outlaw most fireworks – no fireworks within Tulsa County! If someone is setting fireworks off at home, they should follow these safety steps: