Governor’s actions taken

Ponca City Now - March 23, 2020 9:16 pm

On Monday, Gov. Kevin Stitt took the following actions in response to the COVID-19 

  • Issued statewide Executive Order advising Oklahomans to:
    • Stay home and avoid groups of 10 or more people
    • Avoid eating or drinking at bars, restaurants, and food courts. Instead use drive-thru, pickup, or delivery options
    • Avoid discretionary travel, gyms, social visits, and shopping trips
    • Do not visit nursing homes, retirement or long-term care facilities
  • Activated the Oklahoma National Guard Regional Training Institute where 19 members of the Guard have been mobilized to observe COVID-19 developments and be ready to take any necessary actions requested by the governor to help communities and hospitals.
  • Formed the Governor’s Solution Task Force to provide comprehensive solutions for COVID-19 pandemic, from forward planning for statewide hospital capacity to innovation strategizing for economic impact.

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