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Choctaw Nation reinstates mask mandate at health facilities


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma has reinstated a mask requirement for visitors at tribal health facilities.

Choctaw Nation Health Services Authority announced on Facebook Friday that all visitors must wear a mask and placed limits the number of visitors a patient is allowed.

"Due to the increasing number of positive COVID-19 cases in ... Oklahoma, it has become necessary to reinstate some of the previous visitor restrictions to ensure the safety of our patients and staff," according to the statement.

A spokesperson for the tribe did not immediately respond to requests...

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