Oklahoma health department developing new virus alert plan
August 27, 2020
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma State Department of Health is working to revise the state's COVID-19 alert system, which some state health officials have said is not "helpful" for areas at high risk due to the coronavirus pandemic, health department spokesperson Rob Crissinger said Wednesday.
Planned changes in the alert system, first reported by the Tulsa World, are being made so local and state health officials can work more closely, according to Crissinger.
"They can work in tandem with the updated hospital surge plan and be a better resource for everyone," from the state to the loca...