Health and COVID-19

Health issues and COVID-19

gas groceries

Essentials of groceries and gas still create risk of COVID-19 infection

Even after Governor Kevin Stitt's executive order, two essentials - gas and groceries - are considered essential and hold risks for COVID-19 infection.

What Governor Stitt’s “safer at home” order for COVID-19 means for us

Tuesday, Governor Stitt declared that all non-essential businesses would be closed in counties with community spread of Covid-19, including Oklahoma County.
Oklahoma County Jail

County Sheriff’s Office takes special precautions in jail against coronavirus

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.

OKCPS begins city-wide meal pick-ups March 23 during coronavirus crisis

Oklahoma City Public Schools will be delivering meals to be picked up for students in a number of neighborhoods across the expansive district.
Putnam City Public Schools

Putnam City Public Schools adjust to statewide closure, release guidelines

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

Mayor orders all bars, gyms, theaters to close – restaurants take-out only

Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt modified his emergency declaration from Sunday now closing bars, gyms, theaters, and limiting restaurants to take-out only.

Mayor Holt declares emergency for Oklahoma City to control coronavirus

Mayor David Holt declared a state of emergency for the City of Oklahoma City Sunday afternoon in response to the COVID-19 pandemic threat.

Coronavirus response – OKCPS waits to decide extension of spring break

Sunday afternoon OKCPS Supt. Sean McDaniels sent an email to families and staff they still plans to resume classes Monday, March 23 after spring break.
City Hall

City of OKC water cutoffs create alarm during coronavirus pandemic

Congresswoman Kendra Horn raised the issue of water cutoffs during the new coronavirus pandemic bringing attention to City of OKC's alarming cutoff rates.
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.