NOK - 'It’s been a moving target': Oklahoma State doctors reacting to changing needs of COVID-19 monitoring for athletes

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OP News

Feb 17, 2018

By Scott Wright
Staff writer

STILLWATER — Twice a week, nearly every week for the last two months, Dr. Dennis Blankenship has driven from his office in Tulsa to the Oklahoma State athletic facility, where he and a crew of doctors and nurses perform COVID-19 tests on OSU athletes.

Some of the athletes are new to campus, like with the basketball players who arrived recently, and some are football players who arrived in June getting retested after positive results and quarantines.

College football season rides on the backs of athletes who must do what it takes to stay healthy.


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