PURPOSE: This page is intended to provide information to Beckham County, Oklahoma residents regarding pandemic information worldwide, in the United States, and in Oklahoma. Our goal is to provide updated information regarding local issues that result from the pandemic that could impact your family or business.
FOR UPDATES OR CHANGES: Please click the CONTACT button on the bottom, and provide the detail you need shared for your business or organization.
LATEST NEWS AND UPDATES:
June 3, 2020 By News Director Jared Atha More recoveries of COVID-19 have occurred in the area in the past 24 hours, however one county’s count continues to rise.
June 2, 2020 By News Director Jared Atha A spike of COVID-19 cases appears to be taking place in Custer County.
June 1, 2020 By News Director Jared Atha Two area counties have seen a slight increase of COVID-19 cases over the weekend.
May 29, 2020 By News Director Jared Atha Another large dip in active cases of COVID-19 Friday throughout Oklahoma.
May 28, 2020 By News Director Jared Atha The Oklahoma National Guard’s ongoing mission of deep cleaning the state’s nursing homes has arrived to western Oklahoma.
May 27, 2020 By News Director Jared Atha After weeks of battling a COVID-19 outbreak in Greer County, the Oklahoma State Department of Health is now reporting that the county has no active cases of the virus.
May 26, 2020 By News Director Jared Atha The Roger Mills County Commissioners have announced that the Courthouse will reopen to the public on Monday, June 1.
May 26, 2020 By News Director Jared Atha Active cases of COVID-19 have gone below 1,000 in Oklahoma.
May 22, 2020 By News Director Jared Atha After a COVID-19 outbreak inside the Comanche County Detention Center in Lawton, an agreement was signed that saw inmates who have tested negative for the virus transferred to North
May 22, 2020 By News Director Jared Atha As local city buildings and facilities slowly re-open, the question remains for a lot of municipalities on whether or not to reopen city pools for the summer season.
GENERAL COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) INFORMATION:
Businesses and employers can prevent and slow the spread of COVID-19. Employers should plan to respond in a flexible way to varying levels of disease transmission in the community and be prepared to refine their business response plans
Live statistics and coronavirus news tracking the latest information on number infected, recovered, deceased and seriously ill. Interactive Social Distancing Scoreboard: see how your county measures up. Current Infection Numbers, WORLDWIDE Current Infection Numbers, OKLAHOMA Bing Interactive
David McGee, Store Director, United Super Markets, Elk City, OK – David McGee – March 26, 2020 (video) Dr. Treva Graham answers questions about Coronavirus – March 20, 2020 (video) Dr. Perkins – March 20, 2020 (audio
STATE OF OKLAHOMA Governor’s Executive Orders Phase 1: Personal care business open April 24 – adhering to CDC guidelines Gyms, theaters, churches and sporting ventures open May 1 – adhering to CDC guidelines Phase 2: Non-essential travel
ALL CLINICS/MEDICAL FACILITIES: CALL AHEAD IF YOU ARE SYMPTOMATIC OR HAVE BEEN EXPOSED, OR HAVE TRAVELED TO AN INFECTED AREA WITHIN THE PAST 2 WEEKS. Great Plains Regional Hospital Changes to visitation policy The Grill @ 1705 is closed Elk City
NOTE APPLICABLE ALL BUSINESSES IN BECKHAM COUNTY, OKLAHOMA: If symptomatic, or if recently exposed to a symptomatic or infected person, or if recently returned from an infected area, PLEASE STAY HOME, and call ahead if you need
NOTE APPLICABLE ALL SCHOOLS/DAYCARES IN BECKHAM COUNTY: If symptomatic, or if recently exposed to a symptomatic or infected person, or if recently returned from an infected area, PLEASE CONTACT THE SCHOOL/DAYCARE DIRECTLY FOR GUIDANCE BEFORE ENTERING ANY
Merritt Schools will be providing free lunches for school age children starting Monday, March 23 until April 3. Please fill out this form. Lunches may be picked up at the following locations and times. Please do not get out of your
Places of worship are now open as long as every other pew is left empty to allow for social distancing.