Oklahoma covid19 Resources

The COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) event is a rapidly changing situation and the Oklahoma Department of Commerce is closely monitoring updates and guidance from our federal and state partners.

Information posted here may change regularly as new guidance and resources become available for individuals, businesses, and non-profits experiencing health and economic impacts related to COVID-19.

Open Up & Recover Safely (OURS) Plan

Oklahoma will begin implementing a three-phased approach to open Oklahoma’s economy back up starting April 24, 2020. This statewide plan is:

  1. Based on scientific modeling from public health experts
  2. Intended to mitigate risk of resurgence
  3. Intended to protect Oklahoma’s most vulnerable citizens from the threat of COVID-19
  4. Intended for businesses and individuals to utilize in conjunction with guidance from the Oklahoma Department of Commerce, the Oklahoma State Health Department, and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

Guidance for Businesses & Organizations

Specific businesses and organizations are advised to follow guidance for social distancing and sanitation.

OURS Plan Help

After reviewing the Open Up & Recovery Safely Plan, business owners may fill out the OURS Plan Questions Form for help with their questions.

OURS Plan Questions 


Business & Non-profit Resources

COVID-19 Industry Webinars with Secretary Kouplen

Recurring weekly webinars addressing the COVID-19 situation and business needs are scheduled on Wednesdays. Webinars are limited to 1000 participants and are first come, first served.

Calls are organized by industry to deliver specific information. Join the calls that are appropriate for your business.

CDC Business Guidance

Follow CDC guidance to maintain a safe work environment and plan your response.

Oklahoma Works COVID-19 Page

COVID-19 is having a unique impact on certain elements of Oklahoma’s Workforce System. This page will serve as an update on unemployment insurance, American Job Centers, companies hiring, resources, and other workforce needs.

Printable Workplace Posters from CDC

Download and print handouts and posters to educate your employees about best workplace practices during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nonprofit Resources

Guidance and resources for Oklahoma non-profit enterprises from the Oklahoma Center for Non-profits.

Main Street Business and Community Resources

Updates from the national Main Street program and best practices for local Main Street programs.

Essential Business Concerns

If you are concerned that a business is operating unsafely or failing to comply with the Executive Order or a local order, contact your local authorities.