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.

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