Cherokee Federal recently unveiled a new line of products aimed at addressing the global health crisis created by the coronavirus pandemic, under its Scout Health Security unit. Scout Health Security screening, detection and isolation equipment was created to aid businesses, organizations and health care facilities in safely reopening and operating throughout current and subsequent public health challenges.
A Vian man has been charged with a felony count of domestic assault and battery and a criminal misdemeanor charge of disrupt/prevent/interrupt emergency telephone call following a reported domestic assault north of Vian.
On May 20, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the approval of a request from Oklahoma to provide online purchasing of food to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) households. The USDA SNAP online purchasing pilot program, created in the 2014 Farm Bill authored by former House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas, will allow Oklahomans to be able to purchase food online with their SNAP benefits.
The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) announced the State has surpassed its goal to collect and test more than 90,000 specimens in the month of May. As of Wednesday, May 27, OSDH had processed 113,264 specimens collected for COVID-19 testing since the first of the month, with a total of 183,632 tests conducted since COVID-19 was first detected in early March.