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Texas County officials confirmed 25 positive COVID-19 tests on Sunday, May 24. The tests were for 23 Guymon residents and two Hooker residents. County officials confirmed Texas County’s count is now at 884 total confirmed cases. 

Texas County officials confirmed 4 positive COVID-19 tests on Saturday, May 23. The tests were two individuals with an unspecified town, one Goodwell resident and one Tyrone resident. 

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May 22, 6:05 p.m. - According to The Oklahoma State Department of Health, there are 851 total confirmed cases in Texas County as of Friday, May 22. Of those confirmed cases, there have been 444 recoveries and five deaths.

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On May 12-13, Seaboard Foods conducted COVID-19 testing for our Guymon processing plant employees as part of our commitment to keeping our employees safe and to answering the call from employees and health experts for broader testing.

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Texas County Emergency Management confirms 29 new positives on Thursday, May 21. The total for the county is now 822. Of these cases there are 421 recovered and 4 deaths. 

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Only 8 new positives on Wednesday afternoon brought the county total to 792. Of those, 391 are recovered according to Texas County Emergency Management. There have been 4 deaths. 

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32 new positive COVID-19 cases were confirmed by Texas County Officials on Tuesday, May 19. The county total is 784, with 364 recovered. Tests are still pending from the hospital, Texas County Health Dept. drive-through testing, local clinics', and testing done at Seaboard Foods. 

Although minor epidemics have come and gone since the 1918 Spanish Flu, there is no ignoring the similarities found between the Spanish Flu and COVID-19. Both viruses have forced quarantine and social distancing, and they also came with no set timeframe. Here are past articles and press rele…

After a back order wait lasting five weeks, on Friday evening, May 15, 2020, Texas County Emergency Management received a fulfilled request of hand sanitizer from Oklahoma Emergency Management. Two 5 gallon buckets of hand sanitizer were delivered to the Dr. W.F. & Mada Dunaway Manor/Her…

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The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Texas County Health Department (TCHD) and Seaboard Foods have teamed up to increase understanding of COVID-19 spread in the community. The team is working to determine the impact of the novel co…

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Wednesday, May 13th, Guymon Mayor Sean Livengood declared a state of emergency for the city, despite Governer Stitt stating that Oklahoma is ready to start phase 2 reopening on Friday, May 15th. 

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On Sunday afternoon around 4:30 p.m., two men and a dog were spotted east of Hardesty walking west toward Guymon alongside highway 412. One of the men, Clinton Baker, carried a sign on his back and had a touching story to tell.

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The OK State Department of Health confirmed 99 new cases for the state Sunday, 57 of which were in Texas County. Additionally, Guymon has reached number 1 in the state for case number by zip code with 313. Hooker is number 9 with 62.

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The Oklahoma State Department of Health website reported Friday, May 8th, that the case total for Texas County was 343. 139 of those recovered, 3 deaths, for an active case total of 201. This new total reflects an increase of 35 from Thursday. The Guymon Daily Herald does not currently have …

The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) would like to mark National Nurses Day by thanking all the hard-working nurses for their continued dedication during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Texas County is now recognized by Oklahoma Emergency Management and the Oklahoma State Department of Health as having a COVID-19 community outbreak. Officials are working to secure additional testing measures to be implemented next week which will help identify who has the virus and assess s…

Tuesday afternoon Texas County Emergency Management confirmed 16 new cases and one new death in Texas County. This brings the number of cases up to 252 for the county, 182 for Guymon, and the death toll to 3. The third death was a male in the 50-65 age range.

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Monday afternoon, Texas County Emergency Management confirmed 35 new positives for COVID-19 in Texas County. This brings the county total to 236. Guymon's total is now 168, surpassing Edmond to be placed at the 5th most cases by city in Oklahoma.

As of Sunday, May 3, Texas County officials confirmed 29 new positive COVID-19 cases. 26 Guymon residents, one Hooker resident, one Tyrone resident, and one Optima resident. Texas County now has 201 total cases and is ranked fifth in the state, while Guymon is ranked sixth with 144 cases. 

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As of Friday May 1st Texas County has a total of 138 COVID-19 cases. 7 new cases were confirmed Friday, after a week of daily positives. Texas County saw a 133% increase in cases since last Friday, April 24.

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As of Thursday, April 30, Texas County officials confirmed 12 new positive COVID-19 tests. Five Guymon residents, five Hooker residents, and two Texhoma residents. Guymon is ranked eighth in the state. 

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On Wednesday, April 29, Texas County officials confirmed 12 new COVID-19 positive cases. The cases include nine Guymon residents and three Hooker residents. This brings Texas County to 119 cases. The Oklahoma State Department of Health also announced 31 recovered in Texas County.

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As of Tuesday, April 28, Texas County officials have confirmed 22 new positive COVID-19 tests. 18 Guymon residents, three Hooker residents, and one with an unspecified town. 

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Texas County officials confirmed 12 new positive COVID-19 tests. Six tests are residents from Guymon and six are residents from Hooker. Standard investigation into any positive case has taken place. Those who came in contact with the person have been advised to seek testing and quarantine. 

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Goodwell, OK-Oklahoma State University and Oklahoma Panhandle State University have over 96 years of collaborative efforts together.  In July 1994, the Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resource (DASNR), Oklahoma State University (OSU) and Oklahoma Panhandle State University (OPS…

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Texas County officials have confirmed 12 new positive COVID-19 tests as of today, Tuesday, April 21. Seven of those tests are Guymon residents, four are Hooker residents, and one is a resident of Optima. All standard investigation into any positive test has taken place. 

During the weekly Board of County Commissioners meeting yesterday (April 20), the Texas County Burn Ban was lifted.

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Texas County officials removed one case reported by the Oklahoma State Department of Health to ensure the presentation of accurate local numbers. The OSDH had reported the positive COVID-19 test for the resident from Goodwell to Texas County since the residence of the individual was recorded…

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There are 4 more positive cases in Texas County as of 1 pm Wednesday, April 15th. 3 are residents of Guymon, and 1 is a resident of Texhoma. All cases are following quarantine procedure, and are being investigated.

The sixth positive COVID-19 case in Texas County was confirmed today, April 14. The positive result was for a 28-year-old male resident of Guymon. He passed away Sunday morning, April 12, and is also counted as the second COVID-19 related death in Texas County. No further details regarding t…

There are now 5 confirmed coronavirus cases for Texas County. Texas County Emergency Management confirmed the 5th case on Monday afternoon via a press release written by Public Information Office, Miranda Gilbert.Sources are reporting that the positive individual was an employee at Seaboard …

At 2:00 pm April 8th, Texas County Emergency Management announced the confirmation of a 4th positive case of the coronavirus in Texas County. The individual is a juvenile male from Goodwell. 

Texas County Emergency Management announced Saturday morning that there has now been a second positive for COVID-19 in Texas County. It was stated that the sample was taken on March 18th, 2020. There will be an investigation to follow.

GOODWELL- The Oklahoma State University Research and Extension Center was created in the early nineties in an agreement between OSU and OPSU. In the past year, that agreement was renewed due to new administration. The whole farm is 660 acres and is owned by OPSU and the center operates and m…

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Yesterday at 11:30 p.m., a personal injury collision occurred on Highway 54 at mile marker 50, 3 miles southwest of Tyrone.Vehicle one, a 2019 Kenworth tractor-trailer, was driven by Ronda Ann Bedillion (SIC), 41, of Claysville, Penn. Bedillion parked on the shoulder of US-54 to extinguish a…

GUYMON-Kaylor Battiest is a senior at Oklahoma Panhandle State University a part of the softball team. She comes from Tulsa, Oklahoma and has been playing softball since she was 11 years old. Battiest says softball has “instilled many life characteristics such as leadership, competitiveness,…

Saturday, March 28, was a strange time for those living in Texas County. The county confirmed the first COVID-19 case, while simultaneously the are was going viral on national news for being an "island of normality". Our small, tight-knit community was commended across the world for living l…

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