OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — On Tuesday, Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt ordered the closure of non-essential businesses in the 19 counties currently with positive cases of COVID-19.
The number of counties is sure to rise in the days ahead.
Stitt provided information from the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security outlining what industries are considered essential.
- Commercial Facilities
- Critical Manufacturing
- Defense Industrial Base
- Emergency Services
- Food and Agriculture
- Government Facilities
- Healthcare and Public Health
- Information Technology
- Nuclear Reactors, Materials and Waste
- Transportation Systems
Stitt amended the list to also include medical marijuana dispensaries, faith-based services utilizing streaming technology and more. Read his updated list here.
He also tweeted a link for Oklahoma businesses to apply to be considered an essential business if they aren’t already.
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