Multiple Municipalities In OKC Metro Declare State Of Emergency
Several municipalities have declared a state of emergency is response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
President Donald Trump declared a national emergency Friday, March 13. On Monday the White House urged Americans to stay home and avoid gatherings of more than ten people.
Governor Kevin Stitt declared a state of emergencies for all 77 Oklahoma counties Sunday.
“It is now necessary to provide for the rendering of mutual assistance among the State and political subdivisions of the State and to cooperate with the Federal government with respect to carrying out emergency functions during the continuance of the State emergency pursuant to the provisions of the Oklahoma Emergency Management Act of 2003," Stitt said.
Multiple state counties and cities in the metro also declared a state of emergency Monday. Those municipalities include:
Enid (in effect through April 13)
Midwest City (in effect until April 12)
Prague (in effect through April 15)
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