17 March 2020 – President’s Coronavirus Guidelines for Oklahomans

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Civil Defence
Intervention Categories: Education and awareness
Level of Jurisdiction: Oklahoma
Lead People/Agency: The Governor of Oklahoma, J. Kevin Stitt led the intervention. Because this executive order is a recommendation, no one is tasked with implementation of the intervention.

Overview: The intervention was an executive order issued by the Governor. His target audience is Oklahomans. The intended effect is to recommend Oklahomans follow the President’s Coronavirus Guidlines, which are outlined in the executive order.
Full details here: https://www.sos.ok.gov/documents/executive/1915.pdf

Type of Justification: Cites the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the President of the U.S.
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government, National – other
Evidence/Justification: The executive order cites the CDC, saying that the CDC “has identified the potential public health threat of COVID-19 as ‘high’ both globally and in the United States.” Also cites the number of cases confirmed in the state. Also lists the President’s declaration of a national health emergency related to COVID-19, as well as the President’s issuance of the Coronavirus Guidelines for America, which this executive order then recommends to Oklahomans.