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Author: Kassie McClung

Kassie McClung joined The Frontier in May 2016. She reports on health, criminal justice and other state issues. Kassie holds a bachelors degree in multimedia journalism from Oklahoma State University. She likes dogs, maps and data. She can be reached at or 918-935-1044. Follow her on Twitter @KassieMcClung.

How the pandemic unfolded in Oklahoma

Oklahoma was unprepared for the coronavirus when it struck this spring. And despite efforts early on to slow virus’ spread, new infections are still increasing at previously unseen rates.