Oklahoma

COVID Resources

Overview

State Executive and Legislative Orders

  • 5/30/2020: Governor of Oklahoma, Executive Order 2020-20 (extending state of emergency for all 77 counties until June 29, 2020 and establishing various procedures for state agencies and healthcare facilities)
  • 5/12/2020: Governor of Oklahoma, Sixth Amended Executive Order 2020-13, Requiring “vulnerable individuals” to quarantine until May 31 unless working in “critical infrastructure” or running “essential errands”; directing Department of Agriculture, Food & Forestry to assist in depopulation of animals that cannot be processed 
  • 5/1/2020: Governor of Oklahoma, Amended Executive Order 2020-12 , Extending declaration of public health emergency for another 30 days; convoking special legislative session to vote upon extended declaration
  • 4/30/2020: Governor of Oklahoma, Fifth Amended Executive Order 2020-13, Providing that stay-at-home order for “vulnerable individuals” shall expire on May 15
  • 4/29/2020: Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality, “DEQ Recommends Flushing Water Lines Prior to Re-opening Businesses," Advising businesses that have been closed for a prolonged period to run water at every tap in order to combat degradation in water quality
  • 4/27/2020: Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner, PC Bulletin No. 2020-03, Providing insured with right to demand mid-term self-audit and requiring insurer to adjust premium based on audit findings
  • 4/24/2020: Governor of Oklahoma, Fourth Amended Executive Order 2020-13, Requiring all public and private entities that used FDA-approved COVID-19 diagnostic tests to submit to state daily reports of all test results; requiring “vulnerable individuals” to stay home when not working in a “critical infrastructure sector” or completing an essential errand; prohibiting visitors from entering nursing homes and long-term care facilities
  • 4/22/2020: Oklahoma State Department of Health, OSDH Issues Guidance for Resuming Elective Surgical Procedures in Oklahoma April 24, Establishing guidelines for protective equipment to be used in upcoming elective procedures, and also requiring patients who are to undergo an elective procedure to be tested for COVID-19
  • 4/20/2020: Governor of Oklahoma, Third Amended Executive Order 2020-13, Providing healthcare providers with immunity from liability for emergency assistance rendered during public health emergency
  • 4/20/2020: Governor of Oklahoma, Amended Executive Memorandum 2020-02, Providing dates on which certain types of elective surgeries may resume 
  • 4/16/2020: Governor of Oklahoma, Executive Memorandum 2020-02, Promulgating mandatory guidance for performing elective surgeries
  • 4/16/2020: Governor of Oklahoma, Second Amended Executive Order 2020-13, Allowing elective surgeries to be reinstated on April 24, 2020
  • 4/13/2020: Governor of Oklahoma, Amended Executive Order 2020-13, Permitting licensed physicians to supervise any number of physician assistants, nurse anesthetists and nurse practitioners; also allowing physicians to supervise such professionals using remote/telephonic means
  • 4/8/2020: Governor of Oklahoma, Executive Order 2020-13, Encouraging licensing boards to ease requirements on physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and retired physicians; encouraging boards to increase opportunities for students and recent graduates who are not yet fully licensed to practice; allowing closed healthcare facilities to be re-opened; allowing stretcher vans to assist with emergencies and operate anywhere in state
  • 4/6/2020: Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner, PC Bulleting No. 2020-01 (Amended), Requiring carriers to inform insureds of available benefits regarding business-interruption insurance; also requiring property and casualty carriers to extend applicable grace periods for nonpayment of premium by 45 days, and requiring such carriers to suspend all claims-reporting deadlines for duration of governor’s emergency declaration
  • 4/2/2020: Governor of Oklahoma, Executive Order 2020-12, Convoking special session of state legislature to convene on April 6, for the sole purpose of concurring with or terminating governor’s declaration of health emergency)
  • 4/2/2020: Governor of Oklahoma, Eighth Amended Executive Order 2020-07, Amending prior order to require local educational agencies to, “to the greatest extent practicable,” continue to pay employees and contractors for the remainder of the 2019-20 fiscal year)
  • 4/1/2020: Governor of Oklahoma, Seventh Amended Executive Order 2020-07, Amending prior order to require public and private entities using FDA-approved COVID-19 tests to submit to the OK State Department of Health and the local health department daily reports of all test results, the number of test supplies ordered, and the number of test supplies available, among other information
  • 4/1/2020: Letter from Commissioner of Oklahoma State Department of Health, Notifying county health departments that all COVID-19 testing centers and providers are to loosen requirements for Oklahoma residents to be tested for COVID-19)
  • 3/29/2020: Governor of Oklahoma, Sixth Amended Executive Order 2020-07, Waiving preexisting-patient requirement for telemedicine except in the case of prescribing certain drugs, including opiates; Requiring delivery personnel to submit to health screening at request of hospital/clinic; prohibiting discrimination against healthcare workers in housing/childcare services; Imposing 14-day quarantine on individuals flying in from NY, CT, NJ, WA, CA, and LA
  • 3/27/2020: Governor of Oklahoma, Executive Order 2020-10, Designating Dir. of State Department of Human Servs. to act on behalf of governor for purposes of approving state plans to be sent to federal agencies
  • 3/27/2020: Governor of Oklahoma, Fifth Amended Executive Order 2020-07, Declaring state of emergency and outlining manner of cooperation between state and local public bodies for executing emergency functions
  • 3/25/2020: Governor of Oklahoma, Amended Executive Memorandum 2020-01, Identifying businesses/infrastructure sectors that qualify as “critical infrastructure” and are therefore not restricted under Exec. Order 2020-07; Restrictions on business include, e.g., theatres and restaurants (pickup and delivery only); Further prohibiting gatherings of 10 or more people
  • 3/24/2020: Governor of Oklahoma, Executive Memorandum 2020-01, Regarding the Governor’s Fourth Amended Executive Order 2020-07
  • 3/24/2020: Governor of Oklahoma, Fourth Amended Executive Order 2020-07, Providing further guidelines and directives for state agencies, Ordering Closure of Non-Essential Businesses in Counties with Community Spread
  • 3/21/2020: Governor of Oklahoma, Third Amended Executive Order 2020-07, Providing further guidelines and directives for state agencies
  • 3/19/2020: Governor of Oklahoma, Second Amended Executive Order 2020-07, Providing further guidelines and directives for state agencies
  • 3/17/2020: Governor of Oklahoma, Executive Order 2020-08, Recommending residents follow President’s Coronavirus Guidelines
  • 3/17/2020: Governor of Oklahoma, Amended Executive Order 2020-07, Extensive guidelines and regulations for state agencies
  • 3/15/2020: Governor of Oklahoma, Executive Order 2020-07, Declaration of State of Emergency, Providing that remote work policies be implemented and limited non-essential out-of-state travel
  • 3/12/2020: Governor of Oklahoma, Executive Order 2020-06, Declaring and directing that all state agencies take necessary steps to protect vulnerable populations

Oklahoma City/Oklahoma County

Oklahoma County

Oklahoma City

City of Tulsa/Tulsa County

Tulsa County

City of Tulsa

  • COVID-19 Resource Center | Tulsa, OK
  • City of Tulsa Executive Orders 
  • 4/1/2020: Mayor of Tulsa, Executive Order No. 2020-05, Extending Executive Order 2020-02 and 2020-04 and Proclaiming a Civil Emergency (ordering residents to shelter at their homes, except for “Essential Activities” or to operate an “Essential Business”) 
  • 3/28/2020: Mayor, Executive Order 2020-04, Superseding Executive Order 2020-03 and Proclaiming a Civil Emergency (prohibiting all public and private gatherings outside of a private residence; adopting state’s closure of non-essential businesses)
  • 3/26/2020: Tulsa Parks and Playgrounds Closed (closing playgrounds, gyms, sports courts, and the like) 
  • 3/24/2020: Mayor, Executive Order 2020-03, Superseding Order 2020-01 and Proclaiming a Civil Emergency, Banning all Gatherings of More than 10 People
  • 3/17/2020: Mayor, Executive Order 2020-02, Limiting and Closing Certain Commercial Businesses

Judicial Information

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