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Oklahoma health officials ‘amplify’ guidance allowing coronavirus-infected health professionals to skip quarantine and work

The CDC guidance recommends the practice only in emergencies and only when the workers are asymptomatic.
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CARES Act expiration threatens Oklahoma coronavirus testing and pandemic response

Oklahoma has used federal coronavirus funding for surveillance testing. That could end when the funding does Dec. 31.
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Oklahoma Engaged: Voters rejected State Question 814 and put Medicaid expansion funding on lawmakers

Legislative leaders say they have few options, and cuts to traditional Medicaid or education could be on the way
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Oklahoma Is Finally Getting A New Public Health Lab

Gov. Kevin Stitt announces the lab will relocate to Stillwater, away from state health facilities in Oklahoma City
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A syphilis outbreak in south-central Oklahoma creates yet another strain on the state’s public health system

Public health providers juggle addressing the outbreak, the worst pandemic in a century, the onset of flu season and existing staffing issues
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How to bring care to mental health emergencies

Oklahoma City Police are trying new ways to help people in crisis cope with their illness’ and potentially get faster access to care.

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COVID-19 exacerbates Oklahoma’s decades-old nursing shortage

Hospital nurses face quarantines, high out-of-state demand and higher nurse-to-patient ratios
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