Thursday, October 29, 2020
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   City Hall and other City facilities will be closed Monday, September 7, for Labor Day. Public safety and mission critical operations, however, will operate as normal. Residents who need assistance with a water or sewer problem...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   The Tulsa County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) approved a second $3 million installment of funding for the Tulsa Housing Authority (THA) rental assistance program on Monday after receiving more than $2.3 million worth of applications...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   The Oklahoma City-County Health Department and Tulsa Health Department announced today residents can receive same or next day appointments for COVID-19 tests at the health department testing operations in Oklahoma City and Tulsa. “Across the country, demand...
www.blackdoctor.org   Prior to 2020, working from home was a rare luxury for many. We used to ooh and ahh and fantasize about our friends who worked from home. Employers would reluctantly and infrequently allow employees to work from home. The...
www.nytimes.com By Jonathan Corum, Denise Grady, Sui-Lee Wee and Carl Zimmer   Researchers around the world are developing more than 165 vaccines against the coronavirus, and 32 vaccines are in human trials. Vaccines typically require years of research and testing before reaching the clinic, but scientists are racing to produce a safe...
www.blackamericaweb.com By CARLA K. JOHNSON and ADAM GELLER, Associated Press   It’s profoundly hopeful news,” said Dr. Monica Gandhi, an infectious-diseases expert at the University of California, San Francisco, who credits the American public’s growing understanding of how the virus spreads, more...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   Situation Update To date, the Tulsa Health Department (THD) has confirmed 11,873 positive COVID-19 cases in Tulsa County. 10,389 residents have recovered and 123 have died. Test results are updated daily at www.tulsa-health.org/COVID19.  For the most up-to-date news,...
www.blackdoctor.org   Can I tell you a secret? I’m afraid to take the COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available. There, I said it. I’m sure this revelation wasn’t news to you. Hell, it wasn’t even news to me because I don’t even...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire     The Tulsa Health Department recommends parents of children returning to in-person learning to plan for possible school and/or classroom closures for quarantine.  The best practices is to follow CDC guidelines to ensure the safety of your student...
www.npr.org By LAUREL WAMSLEY   New Zealand has now gone 101 days without any community transmission of the coronavirus, and life in the country has largely returned to normal – an experience far different from the havoc that the virus is causing...
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