Government and Community Organizations

  • All public schools in the state of Oklahoma will be closed until April 6. Consult your school district for information about continued food service.
  • The Cherokee Nation has temporarily suspended all operations at Cherokee Nation hotels and casinos, including Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Catoosa and Will Rogers Downs in Claremore. During the suspended operations, all employees will be paid.The suspension is in effect through March 31.
  • The Rogers County Courthouse is closed until April 6.
  • All district courts in Oklahoma immediately canceled all jury terms for 30 days. All jury trials will be postponed, and all non-jury trial settings, hearings and pretrial settings will be left to the judge to decide on a case by case basis, using remote participation when possible.
  • At Rogers State University, students will have two weeks of Spring Break March 16-27, and then move to remote instruction.
  • Northeast Technology Center in Claremore has asked any students, faculty or staff travelling abroad to any Level 2 or 3 country determined by the Centers for Disease Control to self-quarantine for 14 days before returning to campus. All extracurricular activities are cancelled until April 6.
  • Will Rogers Memorial Museum and Birthplace Ranch are closed until March 31.
  • The Claremore Senior Center has cancelled all scheduled games and activities until further notice. Effective immediately, the center will only provide carry-out lunches. Lunch orders must be called into the center by 11:30 a.m. and picked up between noon and 12:30 p.m.
  • The Claremore Expo Center has suspended all currently scheduled events.
  • The Robson Performing Arts Center has cancelled all events until April 6.
  • Will Rogers Library in Claremore has closed. Staff continues to man the phones, handle social media, and assist patrons with digital resources. All late library fees are suspended for 30 days.
  • The Claremore Recreation Center is closed until further notice. Members will be credited for the days that are closed.
  • The J.M. Davis Gun Museum is closed until March 31.
  • The Claremore Area Ministerial Alliance has canceled the remainder of Lenten Services.
  • Public Service of Oklahoma (PSO) has temporarily suspended all disconnections for non-payment. In a public statement, PSO said, "We know our customers are concerned about their families, and ensuring they have reliable electric service allows them to focus on staying healthy and well."
  • Verdigris Valley Electric Cooperative has temporarily suspended disconnections for non-payment. VVEC members are encouraged to make payments online or drop payments in the night drop box on the east side of the lobby entrance. When VVEC returns to normal operations, members impacted by COVID-19 will be given a payment arrangement extension from 3-5 months.
  • The City of Claremore has temporarily suspended all disconnections for non-payment of utilities. Residents are encouraged to make payments online, over the phone, or drop payments in the night drop box.
  • Municipal and traffic court for the City of Claremore has cancelled. Court dates will be rescheduled for 4/16 or later.
  • The Rural Water District has closed their offices to foot traffic until April 1 at the earliest. All payments should be made online or in the night drop box.
  • The Town of Inola office is closed.
  • The Catoosa Public Library and D.W. Cornwell Museum are closed.
  • All Catoosa City Government meetings have been cancelled.

Businesses

  • Harps Food Stores will close at 8 p.m. Harps has reserved the first hour of shopping for senior citizens.
  • 10Box stores will close at 8 p.m. 10Box has reserved the first hour of shopping for senior citizens.
  • Walmart stores will be open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. only.
  • Reasor’s stores have implemented reserved shopping hours for senior citizens, the first hour of business each day.
  • What-a-burger in Claremore has closed until further notice.
  • All Cotton Patch Cafe locations have closed until further notice.
  • Chic-fil-A Claremore is operating drive through only. Catering fer delivery and pick-up will still be available.
  • McDonald's locations are operating drive through only.
  • Arby's is operating drive through only.
  • Pizza Hut is operating drive through and delivery only.
  • Starbucks is operating grab and go and drive through only.
  • Ron’s Hamburgers is operating drive through only until further notice.
  • Market Square Dental is closed until further notice.
  • CATO stores changed their hours to Monday to Saturday noon to 6 p.m. and Sunday 1 to 5 p.m.
  • Hibbet Sports changed their hours to Monday to Saturday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday noon to 5 p.m.
  • All Dollar General stores have made the first hour of shopping, when their stores are cleanest, exclusively for seniors.

Events

  • The Christ United Methodist Church Wild Onion dinner scheduled for March 21 has been postponed, with a later date to be determined.
  • Dear Veterans, the VA Fair scheduled for March 26th at the Claremore Indian Hospital has been cancelled due to ongoing concerns regarding the coronavirus. The health and safety of our patients is our priority, the next VA Fair is scheduled for June 18, 2020 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. If you have any questions please contact the Claremore Indian Hospital at 918-342-6200 and ask to speak with a Patient Benefit Coordinator.
  • The Claremore Kennel Club Dog Show, March 25-29, has been cancelled.
  • The Route 66 Comic Con, scheduled for April 4, at Rogers State University, will be postponed to a later date, TBD.
  • Rogers County Senior Day, usually scheduled for April, has been rescheduled until June 16, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Claremore Expo Center.