Health and COVID-19

Health issues and COVID-19

Tuesday, Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt strongly urged hand-washing, distancing, and wearing masks but stopped short of requiring masks in public places.
Oklahoma City Public Schools now has a new positive COVID-19 test among its staff - this time a coach at Frederick A. Douglass High School in Oklahoma City.
As eviction petitions continue to add up in the court system in Oklahoma County, actual cases filed so far since March 15 are not up to their normal levels.
With five more COVID-19 deaths being reported by the Oklahoma State Department of Health Thursday, the state's official death toll rose to 304.
Oklahoma City Public Schools has seen a 275% increase in fraudulent unemployment claims this school year over the previous school year 2018-2019.
New grants intended to help local "micro-businesses" are being prepared by the Oklahoma City Urban Renewal Authority (OCURA) and will be available soon.
The Oklahoma Attorney General has requested the Oklahoma State Auditor to carry out an "investigative audit" of Governor Kevin Stitt's spending on COVID-19.
The City of Oklahoma City will stay the course with current shelter in place rules until May 1 when it will adopt the same rules as the state.
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.
The Oklahoma State Department of Health offers a suite of new initiatives aimed at helping people check smyptoms, report, and track COVID-19 infections.