Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the City of Yukon
Call (877) 215-8336 (se habla español) for the statewide COVID-19 call center.
Governor Stitt made significant changes to how the state is combatting COVID-19. These changes will have a major impact on municipalities in the 19 counties where there have been positive cases of COVID-19 detected. Yukon is in Canadian County, which is one of the counties affected.
Below is a summary of the Governor’s Executive Order. Read the full Executive Order here.
- Enforces “Safer at Home” order statewide, requesting elderly and individuals who are immunocompromised or have pre-existing condition to shelter in their homes, leaving only for essential needs like groceries or prescriptions, until April 30. CDC's explanation of higher risk individuals
- Closes non-essential businesses that are in Oklahoma counties with confirmed cases of COVID-19:
- Businesses explicitly listed include: hair salons, gyms, theaters, massage parlors, tattoo parlors, museums, etc.
- Governor Stitt referred to this link for definitions of essential businesses: https://www.cisa.gov/publication/guidance-essential-critical-infrastructure-workforce
- Restaurants may remain open in these counties but must close their dine-in area, offering instead curbside pickup and delivery.
- Businesses must come into compliance by 11:59 p.m. March 25.
- Suspends elective surgeries, minor medical procedures, and non-emergency dental procedures beginning March 25 for the next two weeks to preserve medical supplies and PPE for COVID-19 response.
- Prohibits gatherings of 10 or more individuals.
- Restricts visitors at nursing homes, retirement or long-term care facilities.
Symptoms and treatment of COVID-19
- Symptoms of COVID-19 are fever, cough and shortness of breath.
- If you have these symptoms and have been in close contact with a person known or suspected to have COVID-19, or have recently traveled from an area with widespread or ongoing community spread of the illness, follow these guidelines from the CDC.
- If you are in close contact with a household member or intimate partner who has or is suspected to have COVID-19, or are a caregiver for one in a nonhealthcare setting, follow these guidelines from the CDC.
Customers may still use online bill pay to pay their tickets/warrants.
For your health and safety, we are closing our playgrounds until further notice.
City of Yukon Issues Update to Declaration of Emergency
Court and the Police Department Have Limited Access
Mayor Mike McEachern signed the update on Monday, March 23, 2020, and it remains in effect through Monday, April 13, 2020.
We are implementing appointment only visits to the Animal Control Facility including for adoptions and owner surrenders.
A Message from Veolia Water
The Yukon Fire Department will be suspending all station tours and visits from our firefighters to area schools and daycares for the immediate future.
Yukon Fire Department Reminds Community 911 is Only for Emergencies
The City of Yukon has been closely monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Due to recently confirmed cases of COVID-19 in nearby counties, Mayor Mike McEachern has declared a state of emergency in Yukon in response to the spreading COVID-19 virus.