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COVID-19 Situation Updates

Find local situation updates from City of Tulsa, Tulsa County, State of Oklahoma and Tulsa Health Department.

City of Tulsa

On July 15, the Tulsa City Council passed a temporary ordinance to Title 27 of the Tulsa Revised Ordinances for the adoption of a new mask requirement. Mayor Bynum signed the temporary ordinance July 16, 2020. Read the mask ordinance here. For FAQs, visit City of Tulsa's website. Mayor Bynum signed an amended ordinance on Oct. 1, 2020, which lowers the age requirement for those required to wear masks, extends the sunset clause, and adds additional exceptions. Read the amended ordinance here.

On July 2, Mayor Bynum issued an amended Civil Emergency Order that extends the civil health emergency in the city of Tulsa. Under the new Civil Emergency in Tulsa, all Tulsa bars and restaurant workers are required to wear masks while working beginning immediately. Events planned on or after July 16 with more than 500 people or more must receive guidance from the Tulsa Health Department. The City is also partnering with the Tulsa Health Department to put a Tulsa Health Department Health and Safety Consultation Program in place for businesses that would like additional health guidance for their business. All businesses within the City of Tulsa shall follow the guidance in the Governor of the State of Oklahoma’s OURS Plan.

Tulsa County

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State of Oklahoma

Oklahoma began implementing a three-phased approach to open Oklahoma’s economy back up on April 24, 2020. For information, questions and reopening guidance, please visit the Oklahoma Department of Commerce's OURS plan page.

COVID-19 Call Center

The Oklahoma State Department of Health has established a call center to answer COVID-19 related questions.  The call center is available seven days a week, 24 hours a day. The call center has the capability to connect callers to Spanish-speaking interpreters. For more information, please dial 2-1-1.

Tulsa Health Department has a dedicated call center as well available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The number is 918-582-WELL (9355). THD has activated the Stress Response Team with the Oklahoma Medical Reserve Corps (OKMRC) to assist with the response. OKMRC are credentialed volunteers from diverse backgrounds, including many non-medical staff as well. If you or a loved one need help coping with anxiety, grief, worry or other behavioral health issues, you may also consider calling the free Disaster Distress Helpline at 1-800-985-5990.

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