Links Mentioned On Aug. 12, 2020


Wednesday, August 12th 2020, 3:25 am
By: News On 6



Three Members Of Tulsa Family Killed In Car Crash

Three members of one family died in a car crash as they were coming home from a birthday party over the weekend. A mother and two of the children died and the father and two other children survived. The rest of the family and their friends are devastated by the loss. The family is planning their funerals but don't have a date yet. If you would like to donate to support the family, you can visit this GoFundMe link.

YMCA Tulsa Learning Plans

The YMCA is making big changes to its after school programs after many districts have decided to move their classes online to start the year.

The YMCA's traditional program would meet for a few hours after school. Now, that meeting time has more than doubled to accommodate students in distance learning.

Click here for more information on the camp, including how to sign up.

Census Workers Go Door-To-Door As Deadline Closes In

Census workers in northeastern Oklahoma will begin going door to door this week to collect information from those who haven’t filled out the census yet. The Census information Center of Oklahoma is currently looking for enumerators to go door to door. You can apply online at 2020census.gov for the door to door knocking positions.

City Of Tulsa To Hold 'Resilient Tulsa' Roundtables On Racial Equality

The City of Tulsa will be holding a series of open conversations on racial equality as part of the city’s Resilient Tulsa Program.

The program seeks to create equal opportunities for all Tulsans. The Mayor’s Office of Resilience and Equity hosted a round of discussions in 2018 and this next series will check on progress in the city since then.

The talks will be held virtually in August and September. If you want to participate, visit the website here.

Oklahoma State University Releases Fan Safety Guidelines For Football Stadium

After the Big 12 conference released their football schedule, Oklahoma State announced their fan safety guidelines for Boone Pickens stadium, including requiring masks and prohibiting tailgating on campus. For a full list of the safety precautions for fans, visit the website here.

TPS Launches Online Portal To Aid Families During Pandemic

Tulsa Public Schools is hoping a new website can be a helpful tool for parents navigating the challenges of COVID-19. You can visit the COVID Kid Care Resources site here.

OBI In Urgent Need Of Plasma Donations From Recovered COVID-19 Patients

The Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) has an immediate need for plasms from patients who have recovered from COVID-19. For more information, visit the OBI website here.

Company Using Disinfectant Fogger Machine To Fight COVID-19

To find out more information about the company you can contact them at 918-926-6006 or at tulsa@viruscontrolllc.com.

Neighborhood Pushes For Vacation Rental Ban Following Shooting

Residents wanting to make a report about possible noncompliance can do so through a 24-hour STR Complaint Hotline. The hotline number is (918) 248-9148. A web complaint form is also available at www.cityoftulsa.org/str

Tulsa Bookstores See Success Despite COVID-19 Pandemic

Magic City Books offers solo or family shopping hours every Sunday and Tuesday morning. Fulton Street offers appointment shopping on Saturdays, and said customers can sign up on its Facebook page. Eleanor’s Bookshop offers appointment shopping on Sundays.