SSM Health St. Anthony Foundation

Award / $50,000

Priority / Social Determinants of Health / Health Equity

Location / Oklahoma City, OK Pottawatomie, Lincoln, Oklahoma and Seminole Counties of Focus

Grant Summary:┬áThe Veggie Rx Program will integrate produce prescription programs into SSM Health St. Anthony Hospital – Shawnee’s healthcare system as a powerful tool for combating diet-related chronic disease and food insecurity. Patients who enroll with their physician or registered dietitian will be given credit to redeem at participating grocery stores for fresh fruits and vegetables. Combined with weekly nutrition education opportunities, patients’ health metrics will improve over the 12-week program.