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Face Mask Ordinance in Tulsa Approved

On Wednesday evening, the Tulsa City Council passed a temporary ordinance to Title 27 of the Tulsa Revised Ordinances for the adoption of a new mask requirement. The ordinance passed 7-2. Mask mandates apply to those 18 and older “located within Public Service Areas of Places of Public Accommodation or an Educational Building. are required to wear face coverings at all...

Gov. Kevin Stitt Confirms He Tested Positive for COVID-19

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt confirmed Wednesday, July 15, that he has tested positive for COVID-19. The announcement came during a virtual joint press conference with Interim Commissioner of Health, Lance Frye. Stitt said the diagnosis came Tuesday afternoon and that he feels "fine," with mild symptoms that include body aches. Stitt also confirmed that he is self-isolating in his home,...

A Tentative Return to Normalcy

A dim light has appeared at the end of the tunnel. It looks like there is a tentative plan for movie theaters to start showing films again this month, most likely with modifications made to enhance social distancing – such as strict limits on patrons per theater. Since the COVID-19 pandemic has essentially eliminated film events in Oklahoma for...

Dan Rooney

To sum up the accomplishments of Lt. Col. Dan Rooney is quite the feat. He is the founder of the Owasso-based nonprofit Folds of Honor; a fighter pilot in the Air Force Reserves; a PGA golf professional; an author and motivational speaker; and a decorated veteran, with three tours in Iraq and a long list of commendations and awards...

The COVID-19 Bounceback

Oklahomans demonstrated concern for their neighbors during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic by staying home, washing their hands and donning face masks for essential trips. Due to city or state mandates, many people closed or curtailed their businesses, knowing they might never recover from the financial setback. Gov. Kevin Stitt says that same level of common sense and caring...

Help Local Restaurants During COVID-19

Even with the closing of dining rooms in Tulsa and OKC, there are a bevy of food options for delivery, to-go and curbside pick-up. The following is a non-definitive list. If we’ve missed your restaurant, send an email to [email protected] with the services you’re offering, your phone number and email address we will add you to the list! OKC: All...

15 Ways to Entertain Yourself During the Pandemic

If the thought of staying at home for the foreseeable future is making you a bit antsy, fear not! There are plenty of ways to stay entertained (and even productive) during this time of quarantine. Following are a few ideas to try. Get a workout in Whether you’ve got hundreds of feet to exercise or just a few, there are a...

COVID-19: Information Regarding Testing

County health departments, including OKC-County and Tulsa Health Departments, do not offer testing for COVID-19 (coronavirus). Any individual who develops symptoms such as fever, cough, and/or difficulty breathing, and has been in close contact with a person known to have COVID-19 or has recently traveled from an area with ongoing spread of COVID-19 should contact their health care provider...