As we progress through the COVID-19 pandemic that is impacting our nation, we will be providing updates, news and resources for the states that The Poultry Federation represents which are: Arkansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. We will update this page on a daily basis to ensure the most current information is available.

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UPDATES FROM ARKANSAS

Governor Asa Hutchinson, will provide an update to media at 1:30 P.M. CST - Tuesday, March 31, 2020. Watch here.

RESOURCES

Governor Asa Hutchinson Facebook Page

Arkansas Department of Health Website + COVID-19 Updates

Arkansas Department of Health Directive

SBA Disaster Response Relief

Sign up for the Governor’s emails and press notifications

NEWS

Guidance for Business and Industry Facilities form the AR Department of Health

COVID-19 Resources for Businesses and Employers

Governor Hutchinson Authorizes $30 Million For Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)


UPDATES FROM MISSOURI

Governor Mike Parson will hold a live press conference at 3:00 P.M. CST - Tuesday, March 31, 2020. He will be joined by Missouri Department of Public Safety Director Sandy Karsten, Missouri Department of Economic Development Director Rob Dixon, Missouri Department of Natural Resources Director Carol Comer, Missouri Department of Corrections Director Anne Precythe, and Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Director Dr. Randall Williams

Join Press Conference here

RESOURCES

Governor Mike Parson Facebook Page

Missouri Department of Health + COVID-19 Updates

SBA Disaster Assistance

NEWS

3 Documents You Need To Keep Farming (March 30, 2020)

Governor Parson Signs Executive Order 20-06 to Begin Mobilizing Missouri National Guard to Assist with COVID-19 Response

Three big things Missouri Gov. Parson has said about COVID-19 so far

Coronavirus in Missouri: Where are the positive COVID-19 cases?

Governor Parson Requests Federal Major Disaster Declaration for Missouri in Response to COVID-19

Missouri leaders protect food supply, agriculture businesses

Governor Parson Highlights Leadership of Missouri Schools and Higher Education Institutions During COVID-19 Crisis

Parson to order statewide limits on gatherings of over 10 amid calls for more action


UPDATES FROM OKLAHOMA

Governor Kevin Stitt to provide an update on COVID-19 in Oklahoma at TBD. Tune in here.

  • Members of Oklahoma’s Legislature will not return to the Capitol this week. Senate Pro Tem Greg Treat said he’s not sure when legislators will return to vote on the budget and legislative priorities and conclude the legislative session. Lawmakers are working from home to patch the current year’s state budget, which almost certainly will include a revenue shortfall, and build a budget for next year: https://oklahoman.com/article/5658901/coronavirus-in-oklahoma-lawmakers-unsure-when-they-will-return-to-capitol-finish-session

  • Over a quarter of Oklahoma residents are firmly under shelter-in-place orders after Oklahoma City and Tulsa issued decrees Saturday formally restricting residents from leaving their homes for anything but essentials. “Out of the nation’s (largest) 50 cities, Oklahoma City and Tulsa are now the 44th and 45th to take this step,” Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt said in a Facebook video Saturday.

  • Redistricting, recreational marijuana petitions unlikely to make ballot, organizers say: https://oklahoman.com/article/5658899/redistricting-recreational-marijuana-petitions-unlikely-to-make-ballot-organizers-say

  • About 45,000 Oklahomans applied for unemployment compensation during the week ending March 28. Source
  • Businesses seeking cash assistance and loans could be receiving help within weeks from the city of Oklahoma City's $5.5 million coronavirus relief package.
  • Gov. Kevin Stitt announced that anyone coming to Oklahoma from six known "hot spots" — New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, California, Louisiana or the state of Washington — must self-quarantine for 14 days.

  • Confirmed cases in Oklahoma have reached 481.

  • There have been 17 deaths in Oklahoma as result of COVID-19.

RESOURCES

Govenor Kevin Stitt Facebook Page

Oklahoma Department of Health Website + COVID-19 Updates

Directives Regarding Closures & Best Practices for Businesses/Institutions

Executive Order in Response to COVID-19

SBA Economic Disaster Relief Loan

NEWS

Gov. Kevin Stitt announces plan to strengthen coronavirus response

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