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Duncan, OK 73533

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Duncan Leadership

 

Mayor Dennington's Proclamation | Latest Update Release
Governor Stitt's Memorandum | Amendment to Executive Order

City of Duncan

As of March 25, 2020 Stephens County is now among the counties with a positive case.  Therefore ALL Nonessential businesses must close effective today March 25th at 11:59 p.m. for 21 days.

  • The City of Duncan will close all City facilities effective March 25, 2020 at 5:30 pm.
  • City Hall employees will be working in various capacities. 
  • All City utility bills are still due on their respective due dates and payments may be called in, made online, at the kiosk or placed in the drop box at City Hall.  While utility disconnects have been temporarily suspended, we will shut water off if surface sewage is reported.
  • All permit applications may be emailed. 
  • If you have any questions please call 580-252-0250.


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Stephens County Courthouse

  • Currently closed to the public
  • Primarily operating via telephone, email, fax
  • Court cases postponed
  • Allowing some employees to work from home
  • Practicing social distancing and frequent hand washing

City of Marlow

Effective at 12:01 a.m. Thursday March 26, 2020 the City of Marlow will implement the following until 11:59 p.m. Sunday April 12, 2020:

  • Restaurants, food courts, cafes, coffeehouses, and other places of public accomodatin offering good and beverage are closed for dine-in customers and guest and for on premises comsuption; and, if able are restricted and limited to curbside, drive-thru, takeout and delivery services. In no case shall the customer have direct access to any unwrapped items to include, but no limited to, buffet lines, soda or drink fountains, and self-service prepared food itmes.  The following exclusions apply: institutional or in house food cateterias that serve residents, employees, and clients of businesses, child care facilities, and long-term care facilities.
  • Gyms and exercise/workout facilities, dance and gymnastics studios, entertainment venues, and private clubs are prohibited from operating or opening to patrons during this time. 
  • Barber shops, beauty salons, nail salons, massage parlors, and tattoo parlors are prohibited from operation with the exception of taking singular appointments.  During appointments there shall be no walk-in traffic accepted, no waiting allowed, with the exception of on Parent or guardian with one child.  An establishment with multiple stations must adhere to social distancing of at least 6 feet and follow the appointment guidelines per station.
  • Social gatherings of more than 10 people are prohibited, by Order of the Governor.  All establishments should take all necessary and reasonable steps to comply with the Order and protect employees, workers and patrons.
  • All Citizens and businesses are urged to follow the safer at home guidelines set forth by the Governor to determine essential and non-essential personnel

Duncan Regional Hospital

Beginning Wednesday, March 25, 2020, No Visitors will be allowed at Duncan Regional Hospital until further notice.

Exceptions Include:

  • Patients requiring Lab Work may come to AOS entrance
  • Imaging Procedures are limited to 1 visitor and may come to the Imaging Center entrance to check in.
  • Patients needing EMERGENT care need to check in at the Emergency Department; visitors will be determined on a case-by-case basis
  • No one under the age of 18 (unless the patient)
  • Birth Center Patients will be limited to 1 visitor
  • DRH Cafe and Chick-fil-A are closed to community
  • DRH Gift Shop is temporarily closed

Visitor Screening
Every visitor to Duncan Regional Hospital, Jefferson County Hospital or any of our primary and specialty care clinics will be pre-screened with the following:

  • Symptom Questions
  • Temperatures will be check

Surgery

  • All elective surgical procedures have been cancelled at this time

Stephens County Health Department

  • Screening employees and patients for temperature and symptoms
  • No guests allowed with patient
  • Restricting the number of people in waiting room

AMR/AIR EVAC

  • Increased decontamination on all ambulances and aircraft
  • Dispatch is asking symptom questions prior to arrival
  • Medics wearing PPE on all calls
  • Temperature checks on employees

Urgent Med/Family Med

  • NOW available! Care from your phone or computer by telemedicine call 580-252-1911
  • Open to see patients during normal hours Mon-Fri 8:00am – 8:00pm and Sat/Sun 8:00am – 5:00pm.
  • Separate waiting room for patients with NO respiratory complaints
  • Patients are screened at the door with symptom questions and temperature
  • If a patient is running fever they will be asked to wait in their car and will be brought into the building via a separate entrance
  • Utilizing an isolated exam room for patients with COVID-19 symptoms
  • Family Med is currently closed for Well visits. 

Elk Crossing Nursing and Rehabilitation, Gregston’s Nursing Home, West Wind Assisted Living, and Wilkins Nursing Home

  • The facility is currently closed to outside visitors
  • Patients are screened multiple times a day to check for temperature and symptoms of the COVID-19 virus
  • Employees are also being screened
  • Residents are eating in their rooms
  • Cleaning and sanitizing continuously  throughout the day
  • All employees are wearing masks during entire shift
  • Hiring more staff

Chisholm Trail Assisted Living

  • The facility is currently closed to outside visitors
  • Cleaning and sanitizing continuously  throughout the day
  • Essential personnel only 

Funeral Homes (Grantham, Whitt, Carter Smart, Bailes Polk, and Oakcrest Cremation Center)

  • No more than ten people at a service
  • Graveside service only 

MINISTERIAL ALLIANCE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH DUNCAN

  • Updates provided by Bryan Pain with First Baptist Church
  • Live stream church services
  • Will live stream for funerals to assist funeral homes

UNITED WAY

  • Agencies are still available for the community
  • Christians Concern offering curb-side pick up for food, must be registered
  • Marlow Samaritans offering curb-side pick up for food, must be registered
  • Call 211 for access to free and confidential crisis and emergency counseling, disaster assistance, food, health care and insurance assistance, stable housing and utility payment assistance, employment services, veteran services and childcare services.

DUNCAN PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Red River Technology Center

  • Facility Closed until April 3, 2020
  • Classes to begin again April 6, 2020.

Cameron University- Duncan

  • All events on campus have been cancelled until Sunday May 10, 2020
  • Cameron University has closed its Lawton and Duncan campus buildings and facilities to students, employees and visitors effective Thursday, March 26, with the exception of students who are dependent upon campus housing, and personnel needed to support those students and maintain a safe campus. This closure includes such facilities as the CU Library, campus computer labs, the University Theatre and Aggie Rec Center, and all athletic facilities such as Aggie Gym, the Terry Bell Golf Center and Cameron Stadium. Most campus buildings are locked.
  • Online advisement and tutoring available
  • Academic instruction will be converted from face-to-face instruction to alternative or hybrid learning environments
  • Commencement, graduate hooding and ROTC commissioning have been cancelled. Will award recipients at a future date
  • Delayed Summer enrollment
    • Seniors, graduate students and honors program students can enroll on Tuesday, March 31,
    • Juniors on April 1
    • Sophomores on April 2
    • Freshmen on April 3.
    • Open enrollment will begin on April 6.
  • Fall Enrollment began March 24, 2020

Duncan Chamber of Commerce

  • Chamber Banquet has been postponed
  • April Chamber Breakfast has been cancelled
  • April Legislative coffee has been cancelled
  • Southwest Legislative Reception has been postponed

Duncan Area Economic Development Foundation

  • Stimulus Bill Update
  • They are working remotely
  • They are working on resource lists such as businesses that are currently hiring and the status of local businesses

Main Street Duncan

  • Assisting Main Street business to convert to online sales, curb-side and delivery options
  • Helping businesses apply for Small Business Administration assistance
  • Office is currently open but has limited staff
  • Some staff working from home

Simmons Center

  • The facility is currently closed to the public
  • Many employees working from home
  • Online fitness classes are being offered
  • Beginning March 25, 2020 Emergency Childcare will be available.  This is  for children whose parents that work in healthcare, first- responders, core services, daycares and Oklahoma Health Department who are required to report to work and do not have access to other care.  This service is in place to assist during this community crisis and is a temporary function of Simmons Center.

Walmart

  • Current hours are 7:00am–8:30pm
  • Online ordering and Curbside service is available
  • Cleaning and sanitizing throughout the store
  • Extra security for the pharmacy
  • Senior citizens shopping hour is Tuesday from 6:00am-7:00am

Think Ability, INC

  • Taking temperatures of everyone in and out.
  • Restricted visitors.
  • Admin office is closed to the public.
  • Working with limited staff in the office.
  • Curbside services only for Power Print and Think Ability Market

Local Dentists – update provided by Dr. Mike Nelson

  • Elective procedures have been cancelled
  • Are available for emergency cases only, willing to help relieve the case load of the Emergency Room and treat those with emergency dental issues

Duncan Rescue Mission

  • Practicing Social Distancing
  • Screening through questioning over the phone
  • Bring out food to the recipients car or deliver it
  • For walk-ins the food is brought out to the car
  • No client is allowed near the food storage or near other clients
  • Homeless asking for assistance are also screened for symptoms through questioning

 

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