TAG | Covid-19
20 stories


Even with green light, few Oklahoma schools are requiring masks

Masks are optional in vast majority of the state's schools
By

Santa Fe South was the first district to implement a mask mandate in Oklahoma this fall. Here’s how it’s going

Superintendent: 'The very first day back where we had made the choice, 100% of our kids walked in the door with a mask on or willing to put one on with no argument.'
By

‘Every day is a great day’: Women in Oklahoma prisons encourage people struggling through the pandemic

A nonprofit helped women in two state prisons connect with strangers during the coronavirus pandemic. The women recounted their struggles and offered advice.

By

Oklahoma prisons ahead in vaccinations but advocates say earlier access could have saved lives

Over half of Oklahoma’s state prisoners are at least partially vaccinated against the coronavirus. Prisoner advocates say incarcerated people needed access sooner than the state authorized.

By

Advocates: Pandemic made domestic violence worse in Oklahoma

Victims’ advocates in Oklahoma warned in the early days of the pandemic that violence seemed to be getting worse. Now, advocates say the trend continued through 2020.

By

2021 Legislative Preview: Oklahoma Senate Leader Answers StateImpact’s Questions

Republican Senate President Pro Temp Greg Treat talks with StateImpact's reporters on legislative priorities around healthcare, education, and criminal justice.
By

Masking rules a patchwork in Oklahoma schools

Though a majority of districts require masks in some places, policies remains inconsistent
By

State superintendent says she would have implemented Oklahoma schools masking mandate ‘a long time ago’

Joy Hofmeister urges all districts to create mandatory mask policies if state board won't
By

Oklahoma prisoner dies after being hospitalized with COVID symptoms

An Oklahoma prisoner who tested positive for COVID-19 died in a hospital on Saturday. If she had lived, the woman’s earliest possible release would have come in May, 2021.

By
More posts