State Resources on COVID-19


4/24/20: What Employers and Employees Should Know About Return to Work from COVID-19

Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt 
5/30/20: Current COVID-19 Executive Order
4/24/20: Oklahoma Department of Commerce Open Up and Recover Safely Plan
4/21/20: Current Executive Memorandum with parameters on elective surgeries or procedures
3/27/20: Governor Stitt Postpones Elective Surgery and Minor Medical Procedures

Oklahoma State Medical Association (OSMA)
4/28/20: Priority Health Related Measures Memo to Legislative Leadership
4/28/20: Dr. George Monks Discusses State Reopening on Talk Radio 1170
3/24/20: Oklahoma’s Health Care Leaders Urge Gov. Stitt to “Get Ahead of the Curve” by Issuing a Shelter in Place Order

Oklahoma State University Testing Facility
4/7/20: OSU has 13,000 testing kits ready for COVID tests and turn around in 24 hours. Initially, they were only serving hospitals but they are now ready to expand to primary care and other locations. You will need a requisition form with each sample.  All resources can be found on this landing page for the OSU laboratory.


Oklahoma Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision
4/15/20: Emergency Rules Increasing Access to Medical Professionals


Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH)
6/23/0: Mask-Wearing is a MUST – The Oklahoma State Department of Health has released a short Public Service Announcement emphasizing the importance of mask-wearing in order to help combat COVID-19. PLEASE distribute through your Facebook, Twitter and other social media network accounts. Your patients’ and co-workers’ lives may depend on it! 
4/27/20: UPDATED Guidance for Resuming Elective Surgical Procedures
4/27/20: OSDH Releases New Weekly Epidemiology and Surveillance Report for COVID-19

4/10/20: COVID-19 Modeling for Oklahoma, Estimates April 21 Peak
3/26/20: OSDH Moves to Online Vital Record Services
3/25/20: Guidelines for Ordering a COVID-19 Test
3/25/20: Screening Template for COVID-19

Oklahoma Response to Coronavirus Disease

Oklahoma Health Care Authority (OHCA)
5/15/20: OHCA SoonerCare Expanded use of telehealth services extended
5/15/20: OHCA SoonerCare - Telephonic E/M Codes

4/27/20: OHCA/Soonercare is reimbursing laboratory testing for COVID 19 using codes established by CMS
4/15/20: OHCA SoonerCare to Allow Well-Child Visits Via Telehealth
3/25/20: OHCA Implements SoonerCare Relief Measures During COVID-19 Pandemic

Oklahoma Department of Commerce
3/26/20: Oklahoma Department of Commerce Launches a COVID-19 Business Resources Website

WEBINAR: COVID-19 Pandemic - What You Need to Know
4/3/20: Oklahoma State Medical Association presents a free online CME for all Oklahoma physicians. More Info