Gov. Stitt Declares State of Emergency For Oklahoma

Mar 15, 2020

Oklahoma is under a state of emergency following an eighth case of coronavirus being confirmed by Governor Kevin Stitt, along with the first case of community spread being discovered in Oklahoma City.

The governor declared a state of emergency for all 77 Oklahoma counties on Sunday.

"While impact in Oklahoma has continued to be relatively minimal to date, it is increasingly important for Oklahoma to be ready for this threat," Stitt wrote in his order.

The 30-day executive order encourages state agencies to create work-from-home policies for their employees. Those in need of state services are encouraged to request help through online means, rather than in-person visits.