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VB)--The Veterans Memorial Bridge, which carries traffic over the BNSF Rail Yard at the 600 block of North Van Buren will be officially dedicated May 28 at 10:30 am at ABC Park. Enid AM AMBUCS, the City of Enid and State of Oklahoma ask you to join them in honoring all veterans and help kick off Memorial Day weekend.

 

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DP)--Prayer for our community and nation will be the focus of Enid’s 2021 National Day of Prayer gathering from noon to 12:40 p.m. Thursday. The event will be at the gazebo on the north side of the Garfield County Courthouse in downtown Enid. The prayer gathering is sponsored by the Enid Ministerial Alliance, which represents numerous churches and ministries in Enid. National Day of Prayer is not affiliated with any one denomination, and all people are encouraged to attend and pray.

 

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CN)— No new virus-related deaths and 225 new COVID-19 cases were reported in the state since Tuesday, according to daily numbers released late this morning by the Oklahoma State Department of Health. There are currently 182 people hospitalized in Oklahoma for the treatment of the virus. The seven-day rolling average for new cases reported was 232.

 

COVID-19 Oklahoma Test Results

05.05.21

 

Cases

449,266

*Total Cumulative Negative Specimens to Date 

3,620,798

*Total Cumulative Number of Specimens to Date 

4,040,035

Acute Care OSDH Licensed Facility Hospitalizations 

170

Other Types of Facilities Hospitalizations 

12

Provisional Death Count (CDC/NCHS)

8,301

 

*The total includes laboratory information provided to OSDH at the time of the report. As a result, counts are subject to change. Total counts may not reflect unique individuals. Data Source: Acute Disease Service, Oklahoma State Department of Health. As of 2021-05-05 at 7:00 a.m.

 

There have been 7782 positive COVID-19 cases, and 128 deaths in Garfield County. 6884 of those cases and 118 deaths have been in Enid. In surrounding counties: Kingfisher County has reported 2050 cases, Alfalfa 1156, Blaine County is at 1040 cases, Major 954, and Grant 549. 

 

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TA)--Enid Public Schools invites the public to celebrate Enid teachers and share their appreciation for their hard work. National Teacher Appreciation week is May 3-7 this year. Businesses in Enid have committed to providing special discounts as a “thank you” to EPS teachers.

 

  • Monday – Jumbo Foods (all locations), 10% discount on purchase with presentation of school ID, or by their reward card, if they have updated their discount offers.
  • Tuesday – Chick-Fil-A Enid, it’s Teacher Tuesday! Show your school ID and get 10% off your order.
  • Wednesday – Dandy’s Donuts, Deli & Delights, 10% discount on final order and free bag of donut holes with presentation of school ID.
  • Thursday – David Allen Memorial Ballpark, celebrating teachers at their annual Teacher Appreciation Game on May 30. Enjoy a baseball game and a free hotdog with presentation of school ID.
  • Tuesday-Friday – EPS Downtown Student Store, 10% off purchase on Tuesday, 20% off purchase on Wednesday, 50% off two items with an additional 20% off final purchase on Thursday and Friday.
  • ALL WEEK – Putnam Six Bookstore, 10% discount with presentation of school ID.

Jane Johnson, Director of HR and Communications, thanked the businesses for their continued support of EPS schools. National Teacher Appreciation Day falls on Tuesday, May 4.

 

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GT)--The recently postponed Leadership Greater Enid golf tournament (benefiting Bennie's Barn) will be held Friday May 14th at Pheasant Run. LGE is still accepting sponsorships and donations for the silent auction. Visit www.leadershipgreaterenid.com for more info.

 

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