Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Community Resources

Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Community Resources
Find helpful information to help you get back to a sense of normalcy during the coronavirus pandemic in Oklahoma. (FOX23)

TULSA, Okla. — Countless Oklahomans are dealing with the difficulties that come with a pandemic.

Even as the state begins to reopen its economy, many are still worried about their safety, job security, and all-around wellbeing.

We’ve put together some resources to help people with all sorts of different issues stemming from the coronavirus crisis:

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Unemployment Help:

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Public Service Company of Oklahoma offers a payment assistance program for people struggling to pay their bills. They’re currently not disconnecting those who fail to pay, but ask that customers contact them with any future issues: https://www.psoklahoma.com/contact/

Meals for Students

Oklahoma schools are closed in an effort to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

Some Green Country schools set up meal pick-up locations for students who are stuck at home after shifting to distance learning.

Wellness Assistance

Tulsa Public Schools Wellness Care Line: 918-746-6130

  • Supporting students and parents with referrals for mental health services, community resources for basic needs and social services (food, shelter, clothing), questions about distance learning, and supports for students with special needs.

Tulsa Public Schools Family Assistance Services: www.tulsaschools.org/wellness

  • Supporting parents to request support online anytime for referrals for mental health services, community resources for basic needs and social services (food, shelter, clothing), and pre-qualification for free- or low-cost internet access.
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