As of this advisory, there are 481 positive cases of COVID-19 and 17 deaths in Oklahoma. There are now 12 positive cases in Comanche County. Please follow CDC guidelines and the Governor’s executive order.
The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) continues to support guidelines from the CDC related to social distancing and personal hygiene. OSDH encourages Oklahomans to stay home, reduce person-to-person contact, wash hands frequently, and avoid touching your face. If you develop symptoms such as fever, shortness of breath or cough, please contact your medical professional or call the COVID-19 call center at 877-215-8336 or 211 for assistance.
People coming to Oklahoma from six “hot spot” states must SELF-QUARANTINE for 14 days upon arriving here, under an executive order by Governor Stitt. The states are California, Connecticut, Louisiana, New Jersey, New York and Washington.
The Oklahoma Turnpike Authority temporarily suspended staffing at TOLL BOOTHS to protect the health of motorists and workers. Turnpike travelers should use their PikePass or bring exact change.
HEALTHCARE WORKER PROTECTIONS
To protect healthcare workers, delivery personnel visiting hospitals must submit to SCREENINGS before entering the hospital, under an executive order by Governor Stitt.
As a reminder, you may make personal protective equipment donations for Oklahoma healthcare workers at ppedonation.ok.gov
To ensure healthcare workers can make it to work, DAY CARES must accept the children of healthcare workers, under Governor Stitt’s order.