65% of Tulsans vaccinated, ready to administer booster doses – Tulsa, Oklahoma

Tulsa, Oklahoma 2021-10-22 15:13:31 –

Tulsa, Oklahoma — On Friday, several Tulsa leaders provided updates on COVID-19 in metropolitan areas.

A press conference noted that COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to decline in metropolitan areas. Reported deaths have increased to 1,604 in Tulsa County.

read more: COVID-19 cases, hospitalization slowly decreasing throughout Tulsa

According to authorities, people between the ages of 18 and 49 still account for more than half of all positive cases today. The youngest inpatient reported was a one-year-old child.

Health experts advise people throughout the Green Country to follow the CDC’s guidance and the best mitigation measures to slow the spread:

  • vaccination
  • Avoid crowds
  • masking
  • Good hygiene practices

Kelly van Buskark, Head of Prevention, Preparation and Response, Tulsa Health Department, provided additional details, including that 25% of all Tulsa have not yet been vaccinated. 75% have been vaccinated at least once with the COVID-19 vaccine and 65% are considered to have been fully vaccinated on 22 October.

Starting Monday, October 25, THD is offering additional booster doses to eligible people. They were already taking Pfizer booster doses, but will offer Moderna and Johnson & Johnson booster doses.

read more: OSDH, THD start booster immunization to eligible Oklahoman

Mayor GT Bynum of Tulsa encourages people to be vaccinated and vaccinated against the flu. He recognizes vaccine benefits that helped keep the city running and people’s jobs.

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