Oklahoma Statekswo.com

Few new cases of Coronavirus confirmed in Southwest Oklahoma

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - District 5 of the Oklahoma State Department of Health, which covers southwestern Oklahoma, has released its latest Covid-19 numbers. Comanche county reported 54 new cases, bringing the county’s total to 14,017 cases since the pandemic began in 2020. There were four new cases reported in Caddo...
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Lawton, OKkswo.com

GOOD NEWS: Indiahoma mans beats Covid-19 after battling it for months

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Four months of fighting Covid-19 and Pneumonia, and an Indiahoma man is back home and well. 74-year-old George Burton spent about a month recovering at Comanche County Memorial Hospital before being taken to Willow Park Health Care Center for physical therapy. “I just thank God that...
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COVID-19 Vaccinations Are Now Available for Kids Ages 12 and Up in Lawton

The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) has approved the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccination for children ages 12 and up. With all the Federal approvals met the OSDH (Oklahoma State Department of Health) has green lighted county health departments across the state to start offering the vaccine to anyone 12 years of age and older immediately. If you have children and want to get them vaccinated you can stop by the Comanche County Health Department located at 1010 S.W. Sheridan Road. You can also go to one of their pop-up clinics or drive thru vaccination events. Visit the CCHD official Facebook page often to stay up to date with all the places you can go to get your kids vaccinated.
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Drive Thru COVID-19 Vaccinations at the Great Plains Coliseum

Coming up this Wednesday, May 12th (05-12-21) the CCHD (Comanche County Health Department) will be hosting a drive thru COVID-19 vaccination event at the Great Plains Coliseum located at 920 South Sheridan Road from 8:00am until 6:00pm. You can just pull in and get your shot and no appointment is necessary. All persons that are age 16 plus are eligible. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to get vaccinated.
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Lawton Has Mobile COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics and Drive Throughs!

This past week the CCHD (Comanche County Health Department) has been on the move helping the Lawton, Fort Sill community get their COVID-19 vaccinations. Maybe you've seen the pop-up mobile vaccination clinics around town, or went to one yourself. The CCHD is doing their part to make getting your vaccination as quick and easy as possible. Coming up next week they'll be hosting a drive thru COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the Great Plains Coliseum. So if you're still needing your shot you'll be able to pull through.
Oklahoma StateExpress-Star

OSDH: No new COVID-19 deaths from Grady County, big drop in active cases

The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) reported no new deaths for Grady County over the last week. Active cases have also seen a huge drop, down to the double digits. As of May 5, there are 19 active COVID-19 cases in Grady County. One week ago, on April 28, there were 102 active cases, according to OSDH.
Caddo County, OKhintonrecord.com

Caddo Co. Health Dept. Offering COVID Vaccines

CADDO COUNTY - Anyone 16 and older in Southwest Oklahoma can now simply show up and get vaccinated for COVID-19. No appointments are needed. County health departments in District 5 will offer more walk-in sites for people who want a COVID-19 vaccination. This new accommodation means any eligible adult will be able to walk into any county health department in District 5 and walk out with a…
Apache, OKnewschannel6now.com

Apache Rattlesnake Festival happening through the weekend

APACHE, Okla. (TNN) - We had a slithery friend join us during our 6 a.m. newscast Friday morning!. The Apache Rattlesnake Festival kicked off on Thursday and Steven Base joined Tila Grant to talk about the event. This is the 37th annual festival, after 2020′s event had to be canceled...
Oklahoma Stateoklahoman.com

Oklahoma entrepreneurs look toward future after COVID-19 challenges

Sometimes, things just seem to come together, even if it's later than expected. Lisa McPherson, her husband Mark McPherson and their family thought things were all coming together in 2018 when they decided Lisa should follow her lifelong dream to open a retail store of her own. They found a...
Kingfisher, OKKingfisher Times and Free Press

Chalk it up to Covid

FOR ONCE, no one cared when yet another student competition switched from in-person to virtual because of pandemic protocols. At least, no one in Kingfisher minded when these dazzling chalk drawings popped up downtown, courtesy Summer Scott’s Art II and III students, who were competing virtually in the Chickasha chalk ...