In response to the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, Western Oklahoma Publications is taking steps to safeguard its employees and operations while performing the vital task of keeping the public informed.
By midmorning March 26, there were 248 positive cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma. New counties Adair, Bryan, Carter, Creek, Craig, Comanche, Delaware, Lincoln, Ottawa, Osage, Pottawatomie, Sequoyah and Stephens, reported cases and will be included in the mandates issued by Gov. Kevin Stitt March 24 during a press conference.
The Geary Board of Education, meeting in special session March 24, voted to reschedule its election for June 30.
Some power companies, towns and cities have issued statements that they will not disconnect power to customers for non-payment during the Coronavirus pandemic that has put many people out of work or reduced their incomes.