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Open Up & Recover Safely (OURS) Plan

All businesses and organizations should follow general CDC guidelines. See specific guidance below.

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Read the Open Up & Recover Safely Plan for details and check local guidance for additional directions from your city or town.

Specific Guidance

Businesses and organizations are advised to follow guidance for social distancing and sanitation. See the guidance document for your industry or type or organization.

Common Questions & Answers

Find answers to common questions about the OURS plan.

Professional License Extension

All professional licenses extended during any previous Executive Order now expire 60 days from November 16, 2020.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Needs

Businesses opening back up can find suppliers of personal protective equipment and other COVID-related supplies in our PPE Source Directory

Oklahoma companies that manufacture or supply PPE and other needed supplies can fill out the form on the Commerce PPE webpage to be considered for inclusion. 

Essential Business Information

All essential businesses are covered by the Governor’s Oklahoma Executive Order 2020-13- Third Amendment. See the Essential Industry List for a guide to essential businesses, which includes retail.  

Essential Business Status

Follow the steps below to determine whether your business is considered essential. Business owners self-determine their status by following the guidance of the Executive Order and Memorandum. No certification or documentation from the Department of Commerce is required or provided.

Essential Industry Information

Review the Oklahoma Essential Industries List with NAICS codes and business descriptions.

Essential Business Concerns

If you are concerned that a business is operating unsafely or failing to comply with the Executive Order or a local order, contact your local authorities. 

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