Claremore

Phase 3 of the state's Open Up and Recover Safely plan is underway in Claremore.

So what's next for the city?

"Our local emergency management order expired as we entered into Phase 3," said Claremore Fire Chief Sean Douglas. "The test information I am seeing doesn't look like being in phase 3 will cause us to go backwards, so we are headed in the right direction. We have not had any local issues."

When asked how Claremore is doing in phase 3, Douglas said, "The toughest part is to keep up with the rule and guidance changes. Other than providing generic advice regarding social distancing and good hygiene practices, we have been referring people back to the Oklahoma Department of Commerce, or the Oklahoma State Department of Health to check for any changes in guidance for specific industries or activities."

Douglas said there is no phase four, so the remaining restrictions are by governor's executive order.

"So we just have to monitor the orders to see what changes need to be announced to the community," Douglas said.

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