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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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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt lifted the state's COVID-19 emergency declaration, effective Tuesday, citing data that shows declining new cases and hospitalizations.

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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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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma health officials announced Monday plans to resume distribution of the one-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine following rare cases of blood clots potentially linked to the vaccine.

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A U.S. health panel says it’s time to resume use of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine, despite a very rare risk of blood clots. Out of nearly 8 million people vaccinated before the U.S. suspended J&J’s shot, health officials uncovered 15 cases of a highly unusual kind of blood clo…

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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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State health officials Tuesday stopped administering Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine “out of the abundance of caution” as federal regulators revealed rare blood clotting responses in six Americans.

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DRH Health President and CEO Jay Johnson, accompanied by a host of nurses, doctors and medical professionals, announced Tuesday afternoon the local hospital has zero COVID-19 patients admitted for the first time since Sept. 15, 2020.

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The U.S. on Tuesday recommended a "pause" in using the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of rare but potentially dangerous blood clots, a development that could jeopardize the rollout of vaccines around the world.

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An announcement from Velma-Alma Public Schools superintendent Raymond Rice this week signals students will head back to traditional classroom settings by Monday.

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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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The Chickasaw Nation has joined the battle against COVID-19 to offer vaccines to the general public at no cost.

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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 Republicans gathered at Faith Church in Duncan Thursday night for their precinct meetings and yearly convention, during which they heard from Duncan mayoral candidates up for the election on April 6.

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Receiving a COVID-19 vaccine will have no impact on life insurance coverage or benefits, Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner Glen Mulready said Thursday in response to what he said was misinformation circulating online.

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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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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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The Oklahoma State Department of Health's (OSDH) daily reports shows Stephens County continues to decrease in active COVID-19 cases, as of Friday, March 12.

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt said Thursday that he is lifting coronavirus restrictions statewide as more people are receiving vaccinations and the number of new cases and hospitalizations decline.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is set to sign into law Thursday the $1.9 trillion relief package that he says will help the U.S. defeat the virus and nurse the economy back to health.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A Congress riven along party lines approved a landmark $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill Wednesday, as President Joe Biden and Democrats claimed a triumph on a bill that marshals the government’s spending might against twin pandemic and economic crises that have upended a nation.

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The State Health Department's daily report indicates Stephens County added three new deaths, which brings the total to 71 COVID-19 related deaths so far throughout the pandemic in the area as of Wednesday, March 10.

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A local program run through the South Central Oklahoma Workforce Board is on a mission to help young adults get the job or training they need.

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The State Health Department's daily report indicates Stephens County has fallen under 100 active COVID-19 cases as of Monday, March 8, after months of staying above that mark.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Starting Monday, the state plans to expand COVID-19 vaccine access to the remaining 21,300 Oklahomans in Phase 2 of its distribution plan.

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The State Health Department's daily report indicates while Oklahoma continues to decrease in active COVID-19 cases, Stephens County increased by one active COVID-19 case as of Friday.

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Stephens County’s data showed a new death recorded in Tuesday’s COVID-19 report, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH), which brings the total to 68 COVID-19 related deaths so far throughout the pandemic in the area. 

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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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