While most people who call OU Medicine seeking an appointment for a drive-through COVID-19 test have to wait a few days for the next opening, the hospital has reserved a few “VIP” slots for some to get a same-day test.
While Oklahoma lawmakers tussle over red flag laws, unconstitutional abortion bills, and naming highways after President Donald Trump, voters in the state have passed sweeping criminal justice reforms, legalized medical marijuana and now have accepted Medicaid expansion.
Oklahoma requires a $35,000 filing fee for alternative presidential candidates or signatures from 3 percent of voters in the last gubernatorial election, laws Howie Hawkins says are designed to keep him off the ballot.
Epic Charter school has its critics, but amid the coronavirus pandemic, as teachers, students and parents worry about their districts’ ability to go virtual if the classroom environment isn’t safe, Epic is looking more and more like a palatable option to some.
Some hospital officials told The Frontier they were at or near capacity, and officials and health experts said the influx of patients has started to stretch the state’s hospital capacity, and the trends are not sustainable.