News You Can Use – January 19, 2022

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Each weekday morning, Tulsa Area United Way’s own DJ Morrow Ingram scours media outlets for this daily news series. It features local and regional headlines as well as spotlights on TAUW partner agencies and companies. DJ even adds some news to amuse. Enjoy!

TAUW NEWS

                Board Development Committee Nominee Slate for Election – Tulsa Area United Way (tauw.org)

COVID NEWS

·         White House now offering free at-home COVID tests. Here’s how to get them. | KTUL

·         U.S. Postal Service To Ship At-Home COVID-19 Kits For Free (newson6.com)

·         Free N95 masks: Federal government to distribute more than 400 million masks – FOX23 News

·         Tulsa Public Schools temporarily reinstates masking expectation (kjrh.com)

·         Oklahoma Gov. Stitt allows state agencies to let employees substitute teach (kjrh.com)

o   Related: Green Country Educators React To Governor Stitt’s Substitute Executive Order (newson6.com)

o   Related: BA City Council passes resolution allowing city employees to substitute in school district | KTUL

·         COVID-19 depleting OKC hospitals, Tulsa hospitals not far behind (kjrh.com)

·         Pediatric occupational therapist releases children’s book to help families cope with the pandemic (kjrh.com)

LOCAL AND REGIONAL

·         Tulsa Entrepreneur launches thriving Plant Seads start-up (kjrh.com)

Partner company news

·         Bristow Medical Center still closed after 18 days with no timeline on reopening (kjrh.com)

·         TU taps new provost | Education | tulsaworld.com

·         OKC Thunder donate basketball court to Tulsa school | Tulsa World TV | tulsaworld.com

·         City of Tulsa, American Airlines extend sublease to 2048 | Local Business News | tulsaworld.com

·         Restaurant Notes: Philbrook World Dinner; Girl Scout Cookie Sales | Dining | tulsaworld.com

NEWS TO AMUSE

·         Wolf Moon: Stunning photos capture first full moon of 2022 around the globe – FOX23 News

·         5 to find: Things to do this weekend | Entertainment | tulsaworld.com

 

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