Coronavirus, Tulsa COVID-19 Update – October 22

From the City of Tulsa Office of the Mayor

Press release sent October 22

Today, Mayor G.T. Bynum and Kelly VanBuskirk, Tulsa Health Department’s Division Chief of Prevention, Preparedness & Response gave an update on COVID-19.

COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to decline in the Tulsa area. Experts still advise everyone to follow CDC guidance and best mitigation practices to slow the spread. Vaccination, social distancing, masking, and proper hygiene continue to be the best ways to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 in the Tulsa area.

Vaccine Updates

Following the CDC’s recent approval of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccine booster doses, THD will begin offering those additional booster doses to eligible individuals starting Monday, October 25. For more information, visit
To learn more about vaccines and to schedule an appointment to receive one, visit

Testing Information

If you have been exposed to COVID-19 or are experiencing symptoms, stay home and go get a COVID-19 test. To make an appointment for a test, or to see a list of locations receiving walk-ins, visit
For questions about vaccinations and testing, call THD at (918) 582-9355.

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