Oklahoma City Calls Off State of Emergency
May 31, 2021
Vaccination efforts have paid off, and Oklahoma has updated its public health regulations accordingly. A KFOR article titled "Oklahoma City Lifting COVID-19 'State of Emergency' as Mask Mandate Ends
" describes some of the changes implemented by the city authorities now that COVID-19 cases are dropping all over the area.
According to Oklahoma City-County Health Department and Dr. Patrick McGough, over 500,000 vaccines have been administered since the arrival of vaccine supplies four months ago. This has prompted major changes in regards to safety restrictions, starting with the announcement made by Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt ending the city's State of Emergency.
While this also marks the end of the city's mask mandate, private businesses might still require masks to be worn in their Facilities and public health officials recommend do wear masks in situations that prevent people from maintaining social distance.
You can read the complete article here: Oklahoma City Lifting COVID-19 'State of Emergency' as Mask Mandate Ends