Home Health and COVID-19

Health and COVID-19

Health issues and COVID-19

water

Boil advisory issued for Oklahoma City Water as precaution

The City of OKC has issued a voluntary boil advisory to residents following a recommendation from the Oklahoma Dept of Environmental Quality.
Taft Middle School

OKCPS closes Friday the 13th ahead of spring break

Claiming to have no confirmed cases of the new coronavirus or COVID-19, OKCPS is canceling classes and all activities Friday, March 13.
students

Supt of OKC Public Schools requires masks — legislators react

Sean McDaniel, the superintendent of Oklahoma City Public Schools, instituted a mask requirement Friday for all students and staff.
Stitt

Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt tests positive for COVID-19

Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt has tested positive for the novel coronavirus COVID-19 he announced in a news conference today.
COVID-19

Anyone can check their own symptoms at Dept of Health website

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The Oklahoma State Department of Health offers a suite of new initiatives aimed at helping people check smyptoms, report, and track COVID-19 infections.
Tower Theatre

Tower Theater announces vax rule with wide support, few objections

While some other OKC concert venues remain silent about vaccinations, The Tower Theatre management have set a new vaccination requirement.
COVID-19

Flawed scientific model basis for Governor Stitt’s reopening plans

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The Oklahoma State Department of Health is using a model for predicting the course of COVID-19 infections that is statistical with no basis in epidemiology.
Putnam City Public Schools

Putnam City Public Schools adjust to statewide closure, release guidelines

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Putnam City Schools released closure guidelines for all employees, students and families Thursday following the State Board of Ed's closure order.
Oklahoma County Commissioners

County Commissioners consider new mask policy for courthouse – annex

On the same day Oklahoma's governor revealed that he has COVID-19, the Board of County Commissioners considered some precautions for the courthouse.
eviction

What renters need to know about evictions during COVID-19 crisis

Landlords in Oklahoma City are still filing for courts to execute eviction orders even with the courts closed due to COVID-19. Renters still have rights.