State says it'll facilitate long-term care home visitations
March 10, 2021
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma long-term care home residents now will be allowed visits by loved ones who have completed state-certified essential care training, state leaders announced Tuesday.
Gov. Kevin Stitt and state Health Commissioner Lance Frye outlined the revised COVID-19 guidance for care homes during an afternoon news conference. Stitt had closed the homes to visitors one year ago when COVID-19 began sweeping the state.
The governor cited the state's vigorous COVID-19 vaccine distribution for making the guidance revision feasible.
Masked visitors who have been vaccinated will b...