COVID-19: REOPENING


President Trump has unveiled Guidelines for Opening Up America Again, a three-phased approach based on the advice of public health experts. Please visit whitehouse.gov/openingamerica for more information.

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OKLAHOMA COUNTY:

5.15.20: The CDC released their Community Mitigation Guidance. Community mitigation activities are actions that people and communities can take to slow the spread of infectious diseases. Community mitigation is especially important before a vaccine or drug becomes widely available. To find guidance for communities, schools, workplaces, and events click here.


5.15.20: Mayor David Holt signed a new emergency proclamation for Oklahoma City’s COVID-19 response that includes required conditions on high-risk activities that are intended to limit the spread of the coronavirus.

This proclamation follows Mayor Holt’s announced intention to largely align this new phase of Oklahoma City’s COVID-19 response with the State of Oklahoma’s OURS Plan.

The proclamation takes effect May 15. Its provisions will be re-evaluated no later than May 29. White House and State of Oklahoma guidelines require this phase to last at least two weeks. Based on public health data, it could potentially enter another phase at the conclusion of that two-week period.

To view the full proclamation, click here.


4.29.20: Mayor David Holt signed a new emergency proclamation for Oklahoma City’s COVID-19 response that includes required conditions on high-risk activities that are intended to limit the spread of the coronavirus. To view the full proclamation, click here.


Oklahoma City is currently in Phase 2.

Public health data shows Oklahoma City meets White House criteria indicating it’s possible to continue a phased re-opening of business activity.

Mayor Holt and public health officials encourage Oklahoma City residents and employers to follow best practices listed below:

  • Continue practicing social distancing when possible, including staying 6 feet away from other people.
  • Wear a face mask in public. Click here for a guide on how to make a mask at home.
  • Limit group gatherings to a maximum of 50 people.
  • Workplaces should comply with all general and industry-specific distancing and hygiene guidelines.
  • Work remotely if possible.
  • Limit unnecessary travel.
  • Accommodate high-risk employees.
  • Minimize face-to-face contact.
  • Use flexible work hours or staggered shifts.


Click to view/download ENG .pdf or SPN .pdf.
Please be advised that this is a living document and will continue to be updated.