State health officials provided an update Friday on Oklahoma’s situation as COVID-19 case counts creep up and the more easily transmitted Delta variant becomes the predominant form of the virus.
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Inadequate and ineffective contact tracing efforts, shifting risk criteria, and an antiquated state health system unable to compile and publicly report COVID-19 data hampered the ability of municipalities, businesses and school districts to respond to and develop mitigation strategies, a legislative oversight board found.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt said Thursday that statewide coronavirus restrictions will be lifted because increasing vaccina…
Starting Tuesday, the state will expand its COVID-19 vaccine access to another 2.5 million Oklahomans, including those who work in critical infrastructure jobs, as well as college students, faculty and staff.
Oklahoma health officials said the discrepancy between state and federal COVID-19 death counts is the result of the state re-investigating eac…
Districts can skip the mandatory two-week quarantine for teachers and students as long as they’re following COVID-19 safety protocols such as mask-wearing and social distancing, health officials said Tuesday.
Oklahoma’s COVID-19 vaccination efforts are being hampered by a lack of federal communication and supply even as demand for the vaccine continues to exceed availability, state health officials said Monday.
The governor plans to pressure his State Board of Education appointees to pass a rule superseding local control, forcing districts to offer in-person instruction amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.