Cherokee Manor converting to temporary medical facility
April 8, 2020
According to Cherokee City Manager Michael Jones, due to Cherokee and more specifically Alfalfa County being a rural community, it is likely that we will be one of the last places in Oklahoma that will have multiple citizens in need of medical care as a direct result from COVID-19.
Because Alfalfa County does not currently have any medical beds, Jones has requested that the Cherokee Manor be converted to a temporary medical facility to provide care for citizens during this medical crisis. The State of Oklahoma is sending a team to evaluate locations in Cherokee that can be used as a tempor...