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Coronavirus Update: CCS Postpones Plans, Increased Advisory Level and Hospitalizations, & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: CCS Postpones Plans, Increased Advisory Level and Hospitalizations, & More

The Numbers COVID-19 cases — As of Tuesday, Oct. 20, 23,921 cases and 484 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported or are probable in Columbus and Worthington. Countywide, 32,633 cases and 661 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported by Columbus Public Health and Franklin County Public Health. Statewide, 185,639 cases and 5,083 deaths have been confirmed […]

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Coronavirus Update: CCS Phase-In, Nursing Home Visitation & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: CCS Phase-In, Nursing Home Visitation & More

The Numbers COVID-19 cases — As of Tuesday, Sept. 29, 21,354 cases and 464 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported or are probable in Columbus and Worthington. Countywide, 27,538 cases and 638 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported by Columbus Public Health and Franklin County Public Health. Statewide, 152,907 cases and 4,783 deaths have been confirmed […]

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Grant to Expand Reproductive Health Programming in CCS

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Grant to Expand Reproductive Health Programming in CCS

Nationwide Children’s Hospital was recently awarded a $2.5 million grant to support and expand its school-based teen healthcare services within Columbus City Schools. With partners including CCS, The Ohio State University, the City of Columbus and CelebrateOne, Nationwide Children’s will lead the initiative. 7,000 seventh and eighth-grade students in Franklin County are expected to be […]

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Educators Begging for Financial Resources as COVID-19 Cases in Children Rise

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Educators Begging for Financial Resources as COVID-19 Cases in Children Rise

By Susan Tebben As data shows rising numbers of children contracting COVID-19, school districts are still begging for funding to keep students and staff safe. One of the state’s teacher’s unions said school districts can’t be expected to live up to the standard needed to prevent COVID-19 spread in schools if they don’t have the proper […]

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City to Buy Douglas Elementary, Starling Middle to be Auctioned

Brent Warren Brent Warren City to Buy Douglas Elementary, Starling Middle to be Auctioned

The former Douglas Alternative Elementary School building, located at 51 S. Douglass St. in Olde Towne East, will hold a new Senior Creative Campus run by the city’s Recreation and Parks Department. The department will also take over the former Stockbridge Elementary School site on the South Side, and plans to use it to extend […]

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Columbus Foundation Announces Fund to Address Broadband Access

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Columbus Foundation Announces Fund to Address Broadband Access

Between more time spent at home and school, and work and methods of entertainment increasingly taking place online, the coronavirus pandemic has seen a renewed interest in the state of internet access in both urban and rural communities. With several Central Ohio school districts unveiling plans for fully remote or hybrid education models in the fall, […]

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Coronavirus Update: Judge Rules in Favor of Bars, OSU Football Announces Plans & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: Judge Rules in Favor of Bars, OSU Football Announces Plans & More

The Numbers COVID-19 cases — As of Tuesday, July 28, 12,636 cases and 389 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported or are probable in Columbus and Worthington. Countywide, 16,840 cases and 514 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported by Columbus Public Health and Franklin County Public Health. Statewide, 86,497 cases and 3,382 deaths have been confirmed […]

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