(STILLWATER, OKLAHOMA / Feb. 26, 2020) – Stillwater Emergency Management (SEMA) and the Payne County Health Department are monitoring the outbreak of a respiratory disease known as the conoravirus disease 2019 or SARS-CoV-2.

“We are aware of the situation at hand, and we are monitoring changes daily,” Emergency Management Director Rob Hill said. “Working with our core partners to ensure Stillwater’s safety and preparedness is our highest priority. Residents will be updated as this situation evolves.”

Any updates will be shared on the department’s Facebook and Twitter pages (@StwSEMA). Residents are encouraged to sign up for Be Informed, Stillwater, the City’s emergency alert system, at http://stillwater.org/page/home/online-services/emergency-alerts.

Find more information about coronavirus disease 2019 at https://www.ok.gov/health/Prevention_and_Preparedness/Acute_Disease_Service/Disease_Information/Coronavirus_Disease_2019/index.html.

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