Oklahoma data as of March 24 showed the state having 322 in-state positive cases and two out-of-state positive cases as well as 105 hospitalizations and eight deaths. COURTESY
As of March 27, 322 cases had been confirmed in 33 counties.
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A pharmacy entrance at the new W.W. Hastings Outpatient Health Center in Tahlequah is closed so visitors use only the front doors. CHAD HUNTER/CHEROKEE PHOENIX
A sign posted at the Cherokee Nation Veterans Center in Tahlequah urges visitors to help stop the spread of COVID-19, the coronavirus. CHAD HUNTER/CHEROKEE PHOENIX
The Cherokee Nation sees its first COVID-19 case within its health system.
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Seven national organizations representing patients with serious medical conditions criticize Gov. Kevin Stitt for rolling out his Medicaid plan during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Cherokee Nation Health Services Infectious Disease Director Dr. Jorge Mera, right, and nurse practitioner Whitney Essex present at the 66th Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS meeting in February to discuss the tribe’s plan on how to combat and prevent HIV in the CN. COURTESY
HIV treatment and prevention can be performed within Health Services thanks to an Ending the HIV Epidemic initiative award of $1.5 million.
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In this March 20, 2020 file photo, A woman exercises on March 20 near Bayfront Park amid the coronavirus outbreak in Miami, Florida. People around the country who are self-isolating or maintaining social distance during the coronavirus outbreak have to think outside the gym when it comes to their fitness routines. Many are turning to online classes or getting outside to exercise. BRYNN ANDERSON/ASSOCIATED PRESS
Gyms, yoga studios and CrossFit centers around the country are fueling the drive to stay active by offering online classes, some free of charge, or extending trial periods for at-home workouts.
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To track the delivery status of medications, sign up for informed delivery through the U.S. Postal Service at https://informeddelivery.usps.com
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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A second person in Oklahoma died of COVID-19 as the number of state residents with the illness caused by the novel coronavirus increased by more than a dozen, health officials said Sunday.
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An expert on children and media offers tips for how to make the most of screen time for kids who are cooped up at home.
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Tips include establishing a routine, restricting news consumption and minimizing anxiety.
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Friends, from left, Erin Carroll of Severna Park, Maryland; Clay Colehouse of Crownsville, Maryland; Jessica Goblin of Severna Park, Maryland; Travis Victorio of Millersville, Maryland; Mary Fitzell of Millersville, Maryland; and dog Marty, enjoy lunch during a visit to Annapolis on March 16. Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan ordered the closure of bars, restaurants, gyms and movie theaters across the state in response to coronavirus beginning on March 16. SUSAN WALSH/ASSOCIATED PRESS
Social distancing are practices implemented by public health officials to keep contagious diseases from spreading.
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Laurence Burnsed
Oklahoma Watch is a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that produces in-depth and investigative stories on important issues facing the state. For more Oklahoma Watch content, go to oklahomawatch.org. COURTESY
Laurence Burnsed, who has been state epidemiologist since November 2018, was moved to a new role.
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