Oklahoma Safer-At-Home Essential Businesses Explained

By Product Expert | Posted in Dealership Information, Local, Oklahoma City on Thursday, April 9th, 2020 at 6:39 pm
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Are Oklahoma Car Dealerships Essential? 

With safer-at-home orders in place and only essential businesses running, it can be a bit confusing to keep track of what shops and services are considered essential. While we know hospitals and medical services remain up and running, figuring out what other places can continue to serve the public can get a little fuzzy. So, if you’ve been wondering if places like game shops, pet stores, or Oklahoma car dealerships are essential, this guide is here to help. Keep reading this guide for an explanation of Oklahoma’s safer-at-home essential businesses.  


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What Businesses are Essential in Oklahoma? 

If you had been searching for a new vehicle prior to the safer-at-home orders, you may have begun to wonder if your search has to come to a halt. Luckily for those in Oklahoma, car dealerships are deemed essential under the governor’s orders and dealerships are able to continue in-person sales and interactions.  

By keeping dealerships like Battison Honda open, locals are able to continue shopping for new vehicles, ensuring they have reliable transportation to get them everywhere they need to go. Auto service centers continue to remain open to keep vehicles running properly, giving drivers peace of mind each time they get behind the wheel.  

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Other essential businesses in Oklahoma include:  

  • Maid and Housekeeping Services 
  • Waste Management 
  • Dry Cleaning and Laundry Services 
  • Repair and Maintenance 
  • Animal Care Facilities 
  • Real Estate and Leasing Services 
  • Finance and Insurance 
  • Food Manufacturing 
  • Government Facilities 
  • Health Care and Social Assistance 
  • Pharmacies and Drug Stores 
  • Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 
  • Home Furnishings Stores 
  • Electronics Stores 
  • Grocery Stores 
  • Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Book Stores 
  • Gas Stations 
  • Clothing Stores 
  • General Merchandise Stores 
  • Golf Courses 
  • Restaurants (only for takeout, delivery, and curbside service) 
  • Postal Services 

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By keeping car dealerships open during safer-at-home orders, locals are able to continue their search for a new, reliable method of transportation and have access to critical automotive repairs. For a full explanation of the Oklahoma safer-at-home essential businesses, check out the list provided by Oklahoma Commerce. For information on how Battison Honda is handling the safer-at-home orders, contact a member of our team today. Interested shoppers can also visit our online inventory to view our lineup of in-stock vehicles.  

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