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The number of Oklahoma hospital patients with COVID-19 continues to sink, state health officials reported Saturday. On a more local level, Stephens county added an additional death to the running count as of Feb. 27.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The House approved a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill that was championed by President Joe Biden, the first step in providing another dose of aid to a weary nation as the measure now moves to a tense Senate.

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Oklahoma’s current trend with new positive cases continues to reflect community transmission, which can be reduced by keeping 6 feet of physical distance from others, wearing face coverings when around individuals from outside the household, avoiding touching your face, and regular hand-washing.

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Duncan City Council’s regularly scheduled meeting flowed a little out of order on Tuesday night but ultimately saw the temporary mask resolution extended in city limits for another several weeks and other city business handled.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Last week's winter weather disrupted the state’s plans to give health care workers, first responders and Oklahomans 65-plus their necessary COVID-19 booster vaccination, a top health official said Tuesday.

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The State Health Department's daily report indicates Stephens County added another new COVID-19 death to the running count as of Tuesday, Feb. 23.

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After Sunday’s report showed five deaths related to COVID-19 in Stephens County, Monday’s report showed no deaths and still a downward trend in active COVID-19 cases.

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Active cases in Stephens County and Oklahoma continued a downward trend Saturday as the State Department of Health reported a decrease of 877 active cases in the state and Stephens County saw a drop of 24 active cases.Stephens County is at 4,615 positive cases with 60 deaths and 4,378 total …

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Oklahoma’s current trend with new positive cases continues to reflect community transmission, which can be reduced by keeping 6 feet of physical distance from others, wearing face coverings when around individuals from outside the household, avoiding touching your face, and regular hand-washing.

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Stephens County had another death related to COVID-19 listed in the Thursday report from the State Department of Health, bringing the county to 60 related deaths due to COVID-19.

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The State Health Department's daily report indicates Stephens County added another new COVID-19 death to the running count as of Wednesday, Feb. 17.

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Another 15 active cases in Stephens County have recovered, according to the COVID-19 report from the State Department of Health released Tuesday morning.

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The State Health Department's daily report indicates Stephens County added another new COVID-19 death to the running count as of Monday, Feb. 15.

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Oklahoma’s current trend with new positive cases continues to reflect community transmission, which can be reduced by keeping 6 feet of physical distance from others, wearing face coverings when around individuals from outside the household, avoiding touching your face, and regular hand-washing.

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School personnel and younger Oklahomans most susceptible to COVID-19 can get vaccinations as early as Feb. 22, health officials announced Thursday.

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Walmart’s leadership announced Tuesday that Walmart and Sam’s Club pharmacies across the nation will begin administering COVID-19 vaccinations under the U.S. Federal Retail Pharmacy Program as of Feb. 12. Duncan’s Walmart is included in that list.

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Wednesday became the first in a few days in which Stephens County has not added a death as a result of COVID-19 to the running count, according to data from Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH), and active cases in the county and in the state also showed a decrease. 

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OKLAHOMA CITY — A bill allowing public bodies and nonprofits to meet remotely headed to the governor’s desk Monday after lawmakers fast-tracked it through the legislative process.

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The State Health Department's daily report indicates Stephens County showed a continued but slight decrease in active COVID-19 cases as of Monday.

(STILLWATER, Oklahoma, Feb. 3, 2021) — Herd immunity. While this term is commonplace in my professional life, chances are these words rarely graced the dinner table prior to 2020. It is more settling to think of herds of cattle than herds of people. Yet, now we are immersed in a world where …

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The State Health Department's daily report indicates Stephens County added another new COVID-19 death to the running count as of Sunday, Feb. 7.

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The State Health Department's daily report indicates Stephens County added another new COVID-19 death to the running count as of Saturday, Feb. 6.

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In the first return meeting of the Duncan Rotarians, DRH Health CEO and President Jay Johnson updated the local group on what’s happening at the hospital in regards to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The State Health Department’s daily report indicates Stephens County added another new COVID-19 death to the running count as of Friday, Feb. 5.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — An additional infusion of COVID-19 vaccines is expected in Oklahoma starting next week, after state health officials said Wednesday that they have opted into President Joe Biden’s federal retail pharmacy program.

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The State Health Department’s daily report indicates Stephens County added another new COVID-19 death to the running count as of Wednesday, Feb. 3.

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With the COVID-19 pandemic still raging on and communities trying to prevent the spread of the virus, the winter sports playoffs will have a different look than in years past with some of the area pairings releasing this past week.

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Despite a drop in active cases day over day, there were two new COVID-19 related deaths in Stephens County, according to Saturday’s report from the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH).Stephens County is up to 4,266 confirmed positive cases with 47 deaths, up from 45 with the two death…

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Oklahoma’s current trend with new positive cases continues to reflect community transmission, which can be reduced by keeping 6 feet of physical distance from others, wearing face coverings when around individuals from outside the household, avoiding touching your face, and regular hand-washing.

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EL RENO, Oklahoma — The line to the door of the First Baptist Church was already 100 deep as the sun began to peek over the horizon.

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The State Health Department’s daily report indicates Stephens County has added one new COVID-19 death to the running count as of Thursday, Jan. 28. 

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Bipartisan support is growing for several bills that would once again allow Oklahoma’s governmental bodies to meet virtually and remotely.

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The State Health Department’s daily report indicates Stephens County has added one new COVID-19 death to the running count as of Monday, Jan. 25. 

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