Health and COVID-19

Health issues and COVID-19

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.
Among the five more deaths statewide over the last 24 hours from COVID-19, one was a male in Oklahoma County, the first in the 18-35 age group.
The CDC changed guidelines regarding mask usage by the general public, recommending Americans voluntarily wear a non-medical cloth mask when in public.
Governor Kevin Stitt referred to the concept of shelter in place as "bunker in place" several times Wednesday afternoon rejecting the idea for the state.
Saturday morning, both Mayor David Holt of Oklahoma City and Mayor G.T. Bynum of Tulsa issued clear, simultaneous "shelter in place" orders.
Some companies take care of their employees without being compelled to and some don't. Essential workers who interact with the public face daily perils.
Even after Governor Kevin Stitt's executive order, two essentials - gas and groceries - are considered essential and hold risks for COVID-19 infection.
Tuesday, Governor Stitt declared that all non-essential businesses would be closed in counties with community spread of Covid-19, including Oklahoma County.
Restricting visitation, isolating new bookings, and lowering the jail population are all measures taken to stop the spread of COVID-19 in the Okla County Jail.
Oklahoma City Public Schools will be delivering meals to be picked up for students in a number of neighborhoods across the expansive district.