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Claremore becomes COVID hot spot, Walmart closes for cleaning

TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — It feels like Deja vu. COVID-19 cases are back on the rise, hospitals are filling up and stores are closing to clean. The Claremore Walmart made the decision to close Friday afternoon to disinfect the place and reopen at 7 A.M. on Sunday. The store will...
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Tulsa COVID-19 update: Open vaccine sites

Here are several locations where you can find the vaccine in Tulsa: 1. 444 S Sheridan Rd 918-835-9577; 2. 6342 E Admiral Pl N (918) 836-1715; 3. 10101 S Memorial Dr (918) 369-4911; 4. 4107 S Harvard Ave (918) 747-6690; 5. 2110 S Harvard Ave (918) 749-5438; 6. 7041 S
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Juveniles Discuss Receiving COVID-19 Vaccine At Tulsa Clinic

People lined up to get the COVID vaccine at the Warren Clinic Saturday near 101st and Memorial. As the Delta variant spreads, St. Francis physician Mark Frost said it’s better late than never and people shouldn't risk it any further. "It's sad for us to see these folks come in...
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Efforts to combat misinformation about COVID-19 in Oklahoma

TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — Organizations are going into communities to build trust and inform Oklahomans about the virus and available vaccine. "It's not our role to convince them, but we do try to share correct information and then we try to provide them with a resource," said Sharon Gordon-Ribeiro, Field Office Director of Oklahoma with the US Department of Housing and Urban Development.
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Walmart hosts free Wellness Day

TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — Walmart is offering free health screenings, wellness resources and affordable immunizations today at all Walmart pharmacies in Oklahoma. Walmart Wellness Day is about encouraging customers to take control of their health and to help customers get back on track with preventive health measures they may have missed over the past year, especially as many families prepare for in-person work and school this fall.
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Stitt: No Plans To Declare COVID Emergency; Schools Can't Require Masks

Gov. Kevin Stitt said Friday that despite climbing COVID-19 numbers in Oklahoma amid spread of the more-transmissible Delta variant of the coronavirus, he has no plans to declare a public health emergency, one of the necessary steps under a new state law that would allow schools to require students wear masks upon their return to the classroom next month.
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Stitt says he isn't issuing emergency order with COVID cases on the rise

TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) – Gov. Kevin Stitt says he isn't planning to issue an emergency order as COVID cases rise in Oklahoma. “Again, this is about personal responsibility. This is about freedoms,” he said, encouraging vaccines and urging Oklahomans to consult their doctors. Stitt was asked about his response to...
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Gov. Stitt: "No plans to declare state of emergency"

Governor Kevin Stitt appeared in Tulsa Friday to announce his appointment to attorney general, but questions after the announcement settled on COVID-19. Cases are rising in Oklahoma with 1,120 news cases the week of the 19th. Many health officials blame the Delta Variant and unvaccinated people as the main contributor to this increase.
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Freeman Hospital West In Joplin Opens New COVID Unit To Accommodate Case Spike

As Oklahoma hospitals see a rise in COVID patients coming from Missouri, a Joplin hospital is adding a new COVID unit. Tulsa's proximity to COVID hot spots in neighboring states means patients get sent to Oklahoma when smaller hospitals fill up. Freeman West Hospital in Joplin has seen a spike in cases but Dr. Robert McNab, Freeman Health System's COVID-19 response director, hopes a new ward keeps transfers low.
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Broken Arrow Woman Delays Mammogram, Finds Cancer

When it comes to breast cancer, more than 330,000 women will be diagnosed with it this year. Many people put off important cancer screenings in 2020 because of COVID-19, including Cathy Teahan. Cathy, who lives in Broken Arrow, is a retired educator with Tulsa Tech. She keeps busy with her...