This page will contain updates, news and resources for Oklahoma COVID-19 supports and services.
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1. Oklahoma COVID-19 Resouce Page goes live:
- Health care response plans, resources and FAQ
- CDC updates
- Unemployment issues
- Disability Services
- Small business help
- Child support
- SNAP benefits, SoonerCare and child care assistance
- Birth or death certificates
- Vehicle tag renewal
It will be updated frequently so check back often. If you have symptoms, call your doctor or the hotline number above.
2. Tax Time Help
Federal and State tax filing deadlines extended to July 15th.
3. Federal Student Loan Repayments can be deferred
Federal Student Loan payments can be deferred for up to two months, zero % interest. You must apply, it is not automatic (per USDE). If you need to utilize this option, I encourage you strongly to READ THE FINE PRINT and GET IT IN WRITING. If you are a PSLF program participant, do not agree to anything that may disqualify you from the program.
"Some borrowers may want to continue making payments, like those seeking Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)..."
4. Schools Announces Meal Sites:
Tulsa Public Schools For all children 18 and under. Begins March 23rd.
Union Public Schools: Free Drive-thru meals for children begins March 23rd
5. Electronic Notary
If you wish to update your legal documents such as a living will or medical power of attorney but do not wish to do it in person due to safety concerns, you may do so in the state of Oklahoma now because of legislation passed last session, effective January 1, 2020. There are many online resources for this.
Find a "Remote Online Notarization" here by city:
OK Secretary of State: Remote Online Notarization
Click here for Oklahoma FAQs about Unemployment
7. Price Gouging
Paying more than you should for hard to come by items?
Today, the Attorney General activated the Emergency Price Stabilization Act which prohibits an increase of more than 10% on goods in an emergency.
Don't fall prey to scam artists. Know your rights. Contact the AG Consumer Protection Line at (405)521-2029.
News Story: Price Gouging Statute Takes Effect
8. Small Business Help
Struggling with a reduction in sales? Here is the link for small business help!