The continued rise of coronavirus cases has caused many hospitals nationwide to run out of ICU beds. 7News spoke with the chief medical officer at Comanche County Memorial Hospital, Dr. Scott Michener, to discuss COVID-19′s impact locally.
7News reporter, Hunter McEachern, is getting closer to her go of the Army Combat Fitness Test. On Tuesday she met with Fort Sill Master Fitness Trainers to go over each of the events, plus she got new body composition results from the Bod Pod.
Many southwest Oklahomans will be enjoying the Independence Day festivities with family and friends. Although the temperatures might not reach the triple digits over the weekend, they could definitely feel that way.
With the pandemic impacting many in southwest Oklahoma, residents have turned to their community organizations for assistance. But, even those groups need help sometimes, too. The United Way of SWOK has stepped up to help in a big way, giving out checks so the organizations can continue to serve.
Although the numbers were close, State Question 802 passed on Tuesday with 50.48% of the vote. Two Oklahoma State Representatives spoke with 7News about how the new constitutional amendment will expand Medicaid eligibility for low income Oklahomans.
75 and even 80 miles per hour. That could be a possibility for some Oklahoma highways thanks to State Representative Daniel Pae’s House Bill 1071. It has been in effect since last November, but changes have yet to be seen on the roads.
This week a Class Action Lawsuit was filed against the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority.Attorney, Ronald Durbin, said the lawsuit is designed to protect medical marijuana businesses already in existence who were in compliance.
We are back with our Military Monday health and wellness series on Fort Sill. This week, 7News reporter, Hunter McEachern, tried out three of the Army Combat Fitness Test events: the sprint-drag-carry, the standing power throw and the leg tuck.
For this week’s Military Monday, 7News reporter, Hunter McEachern, got a few tips from a fitness instructor on Fort Sill to help improve her technique for the ACFT events. Hunter also met with master resilience trainer and performance expert to learn how to improve her performance by using attention
7News reporter, Hunter McEachern, brought us a story last month about an Elgin Public Schools employee who was a victim. Now, she has learned that the scale of fraud in Southwest Oklahoma is much larger than we thought.
We are continuing our Military Mondays series with 7News reporter Hunter McEachern. Today on Post, Hunter learned that not only does it take physical strength to be a solider in the Army, but mental strength as well.
It has been three months since 7News reporter, Hunter McEachern, was on Fort Sill for her health and wellness series. In it, she goes through a training program as if she was a soldier on post to improve her mental and physical health.
As the coronavirus pandemic continues on, many people remain unemployed and left without a way to pay their bills. Fortunately, the Lawton Housing Authority has two agencies that can assist those in need.
This year’s Memorial Day ceremony at Fort Sill National Cemetery was unlike any other. Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the ceremony was closed to the public, however, the cemetery staff still wanted to honor those who gave their lives.