Choctaw Nation to offer COVID-19 vaccines to public

Choctaw Nation to offer COVID-19 vaccines to public

MESSAGE THAT THE GOVERNOR SENT TODAY, BUT ALSO BECAUSE OF THE MESSAGE FROM HIS HEALTH OFFICIALS THAT IF YOU’VE BEEN WAITING OR YOU WEREN’T ELIGIBLE UNTIL NOW NOW IS THE TIME. YOU TOOK JUST A FEW SECONDS FOR GOVERNOR KEVIN STITT TO GET THE JOHNSON AND JOHNSON SHOT. HOPING TO SEND A MESSAGE. THIS IS THE KEY TO BEATING THE IS WE ARE GOING TO GET OUR SUMMERS BACK OKLAHOMA AND THE LIGHT AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL HAS NEVER BEEN BRIGHTER, BUT EVEN WITH THAT ROSIE OUTLOOK, WE’RE JUST NOT THERE YET. HELP EXPERTS SAY CASES UP TONIGHT IN MORE THAN HALF OF STATES HERE AT HOME CASES FLAT AND STAYING LOW FOR NOW, BUT HEALTH OFFICIALS SAY ALL OF US GETTING THE SHOT IS HOW WE CAN STOP A SPRING SURGE IN OKLAHOMA. THERE’S STILL MANY MANY OKLAHOMA’S THAT MUST GET VACCINATED IF WE WANT TO TRULY PUT COVID-19 AND KEEP IT THERE. MESSAGE FROM THE GOVERNOR TONIGHT TO ANYBODY WHO’S HESITANT. WE’RE NOT GONNA MANDATE ANYTHING. WE’RE NOT GOING TO REQUIRE THAT. THIS IS A PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY. THAT’S WHAT WE BELIEVE AND BUT I THINK BY ME BEING HERE AS THE GOVERNOR OF A STATE LIKE OKLAHOMA THEN HOPEFULLY I CAN ENCOURAGE OTHERS TO FOLLOW MY LEAD AND AND LIKE DR. FRY SAID WE THINK THIS IS THE RIGHT THING TO DO TO CONTINUE TO KEEP THOSE CASES GOING DOWN. SO AGAIN, IF YOU ARE AN ADULT AND YOU LIVE WORK OR GO TO SCHOOL IN OKLAHOMA YOU CAN NOW GET A SHOT ANYWHERE IN OKLAHOMA IF YOU’RE LOOKING FOR AN APPOINTMENT, WE’VE GOT A LINK ON OUR WEBSITE. OF COURSE, THAT’S KOCO.COM AND ON OUR MOBILE APP. I JUST CHECKED. THERE ARE A LOT OF APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE THIS EVENING. SO CHECK OUT BOTH T

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Choctaw Nation to supply COVID-19 vaccines to public

The Choctaw Nation on Monday introduced plans to supply COVID-19 vaccines to most of the people, changing into the newest Oklahoma-based tribe to increase vaccine distribution past simply tribal residents.The Durant-based tribe additionally introduced it’s partnering with a brand new nationwide database, Dr. B, that permits individuals to be placed on standby to obtain unused doses of the vaccine.“We understand, to greatest defend our tribal members, we have to vaccinate the communities wherein they dwell,” mentioned Todd Hallmark, govt officer of well being companies for the Choctaw Nation. Native American tribes in Oklahoma have been receiving separate allocations of vaccines from the federal authorities, and the Chickasaw and Muscogee (Creek) nations have beforehand introduced plans to make a few of their allocation obtainable to most of the people.Oklahoma well being officers introduced on Monday 226 confirmed new coronavirus instances and 29 new deaths. That brings the whole variety of confirmed infections within the state to greater than 440,000 and the state’s demise rely to 7,961.After weeks of declining numbers, the seven-day rolling common of each day new instances and each day deaths have each elevated in Oklahoma over the previous two weeks, in keeping with information from Johns Hopkins College.

The Choctaw Nation on Monday introduced plans to supply COVID-19 vaccines to most of the people, changing into the newest Oklahoma-based tribe to increase vaccine distribution past simply tribal residents.

The Durant-based tribe additionally introduced it’s partnering with a brand new nationwide database, Dr. B, that permits individuals to be placed on standby to obtain unused doses of the vaccine.

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“We understand, to greatest defend our tribal members, we have to vaccinate the communities wherein they dwell,” mentioned Todd Hallmark, govt officer of well being companies for the Choctaw Nation.

Native American tribes in Oklahoma have been receiving separate allocations of vaccines from the federal authorities, and the Chickasaw and Muscogee (Creek) nations have beforehand introduced plans to make a few of their allocation obtainable to most of the people.

Oklahoma well being officers introduced on Monday 226 confirmed new coronavirus instances and 29 new deaths. That brings the whole variety of confirmed infections within the state to greater than 440,000 and the state’s demise rely to 7,961.

After weeks of declining numbers, the seven-day rolling common of each day new instances and each day deaths have each elevated in Oklahoma over the previous two weeks, in keeping with information from Johns Hopkins College.

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