Despite Uncertainty, Pauls Valley Holds On to Nursing Homes

Although the Pauls Valley hospital has closed, the city continues to hold on to 28 nursing homes whose enhanced federal payments were supposed to help keep the hospital open. The city is waiting for a determination from federal regulators on the arrangement.

Many Opioid Addicts Shut Out of Sober-Living Homes

Addiction-recovery homes across Oklahoma are turning away people who are trying to escape opioid addiction by taking medications considered highly effective for recovery. Use of Suboxone and similar medications is common, but many residents of the state’s Oxford Houses believe that complete abstinence is the only way to truly beat addiction.