Family & Community

COVID hospitalizations steadying?

At the start of the pandemic, the average hospitalization for COVID-19 ran from 10 to 12 days. Currently, those stays are typically between five and eight days.

Ray Carter
August 6, 2020
Family & Community

Mayors support slavery reparations commission

The U.S. Conference of Mayors executive committee recently passed a resolution supporting the establishment of a federal commission “to study and consider a national apology and proposal for reparations for the institution of slavery.”

Ray Carter , Mike Brake
July 24, 2020
Health Care, Family & Community

State increases COVID surge capacity

Oklahoma officials are increasing the number of hospital beds available to better handle a potential surge in COVID-19 cases in Oklahoma.

Ray Carter
July 21, 2020
Economy, Family & Community

Oklahoma’s unemployment rate among nation’s lowest

Oklahoma’s reopening of business after the COVID shutdown has resulted in one of the nation’s lowest unemployment rates.

Ray Carter
July 21, 2020
Family & Community

Stitt contracts COVID, says Oklahoma will remain open

Gov. Kevin Stitt announced Wednesday that he has tested positive for COVID-19, but said that doesn’t mean he now thinks Oklahoma should reverse course by forcing business closures again.

Ray Carter
July 15, 2020
Family & Community

State to provide county data on COVID-19 threat

Oklahomans will soon be able to review color-coded, county-level data that shows COVID-19 risk in their local area, Gov. Kevin Stitt announced Tuesday.

Ray Carter
June 30, 2020
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