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Coronavirus COVID-19 Resource Center 

The City of Tulsa is responding to a pandemic of respiratory disease spreading from person-to-person caused by a novel (new) coronavirus. The disease, COVID-19, poses a serious public health risk. The city government is working closely with federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial partners, as well as public health partners, to respond to this situation. COVID-19 can cause mild to severe respiratory illness; symptoms include fever, cough and difficulty breathing. Most severe illness occurs in older adults and those with serious underlying medical conditions, including heart disease, diabetes and lung disease.


For the latest local updates on COVID-19, follow this page or visit the City of Tulsa Press Room.



Recent Updates


Updated March 28, 2020 12 p.m.



Safer at Home Order


Mayor Bynum Issues Safer at Home Order for All Tulsans

March 28, 2020

Today, Mayor G.T Bynum issued a Safer at Home Order for all Tulsans beginning Sat., March 28 at 11:59 p.m. through April 16 to slow the spread of COVID-19. Earlier this week, the State of Oklahoma issued a Safer at Home Order statewide for those 65 years or older and individuals with underlying medical conditions. Mayor Bynum’s order includes all Tulsans regardless of age.

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March 26 Coronavirus - COVID19 Update


Coronavirus, COVID-19 Update: Tulsa Closes Playgrounds and Sports Courts to Encourage Social Distancing 

March 26, 2020

To date, there have been 41 confirmed positive COVID-19 cases in Tulsa County, with one death and one recovered patient – community spread is confirmed in Tulsa County.

In an effort to combat gatherings of 10 or more people, all City, County and River Parks playgrounds will close today.

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OK Commerce Essential Business Guidance


Oklahoma Commerce Department Offers Website with COVID-19 Resources and Guidance on Oklahoma Essential Businesses

March 26, 2020



Governor Stitt's Amended Executive Order


Governor Stitt Issues Amendment to Executive Order on Essential and Non-Essential Businesses 

March 25, 2020



March 24 Coronavirus Updates


Governor Stitt issues Order Closing Non-Essential Businesses in Oklahoma Counties with Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

March 24, 2020


Effective at 11:59 p.m. on March 25, non-essential businesses in Oklahoma counties with confirmed COVID-19 cases are to close. This includes Tulsa County. Homeland Security has provided guidance on what what constitutes critical infrastructure workers.

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March 22 Coronavirus Updates


Coronavirus, COVID-19 Update

March 22, 2020

The City continues to operate under CDC, Tulsa Health Department (THD) and Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) guidelines. To date, there have been six confirmed positive COVID-19 cases in Tulsa County, with one death and one recovered patient- community spread is confirmed in Tulsa County.

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Helpful Resources



Tips for Protecting Yourself and Others


While there is currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus, proactive steps around hygiene and physical distancing can prevent the spread of the disease. For more information, see the Centers for Disease Control, Oklahoma State Department of Health, and the Tulsa Health Department.

NOTE: Presenting to a hospital when a flu-like illness is mild will cause an over demand on available resources and may expose other patients to COVID-19 who do not yet have the virus. You are safer at home unless your respiratory symptoms worsen and your breathing is impaired.  


Stay Home


Stay Home if You're Sick

Stay home while you are sick and avoid close contact with others. Contact your medical provider for next steps and guidance.


Sneezes and Coughs


Cover Your Coughs and Sneezes

Cover your mouth/nose with a tissue or sleeve when coughing or sneezing.


Wash Your Hands


Wash Your Hands Often

Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.


Touching Face


Avoid Touching Your Face

Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands.


Social Distance


Practice Physical Distancing

Avoid social gatherings in groups of more than 10 people. Maintain at least six feet distance between yourself and others around you.




Clean and Disinfect Often

Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces with bleach-based or alcohol-based cleaning products.



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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Oklahoma State Department of Health

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Tulsa Health Department

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Tulsa Regional Chamber

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