The Public Relations Department at WRH works to ensure a positive image for the Hospital through advertising, publicity, promotions, community events, and internal communications.
The Public Relations Department works with staff throughout the hospital to inform the public about all of the new and existing services that are being offered at WRH.
WRH places a main focus on the community it serves. The PR department is active in putting on educational programs for all ages. The PR department also participates in community events and clubs to benefit the Weatherford Area. WRH often provides periodic wellness screenings at community events for free.
WRH is a host to four blood drives a year that are co-sponsored with the Oklahoma Blood Institute. Call 774-4738 for information about our next upcoming drive and how you can donate.
WRH is a sponsor and enters a team to the Custer County Relay for Life event. The WRH holds fundraisers in the spring to raise money in the fight against cancer.
A Red Dress Event is held in February each year in honor of Women’s Heart Month. An educational program with refreshments, giveaways, and informative speakers make for a wonderful evening.
WRH created a new educational program in 2007 for 8th grade students interested in the health care field. The select group of students (Eagle Medical Trainees) comes to the hospital each month to learn about a different department within the hospital. WRH partners with SWOSU, Southwest Area Health Education Careers, and Villines Dental Care to make this program available to the students.
WRH plays an active and vital role in the Western Oklahoma Wellness Expo each year. This event boasts a large attendance of citizens who come to see what the area has to offer in terms of healthcare. The hospital always is on hand providing free screenings to the public.
A Foundation Golf Tournament is held at the end of spring each year. Dozens of golfers attend to support the hospital and enjoy a great time at the tournament.
WRH plays an active role in the area as a member of several chamber of commerce groups. Many WRH staff are in leadership roles in these organizations and participate in many events each year to help promote commerce and economic development in the area.
WRH holds an informative seminar in honor of National Healthcare Decisions Day to educate and assist individuals with advanced directives. Our staff experts give a presentation before personally helping individuals fill out the paperwork.
WRH is proud to play an active role in the community wellness program Walking for Wellness. The hospital serves as a drop off station and is also a host to at least one event each year. WRH staff also serve on the Walking for Wellness committee.
For more information about any of the Weatherford Regional Hospital activities please call 580-774-4755.