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Stay at Home Advisory Extended until January 2

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Stay at Home Advisory Extended until January 2

Columbus Public Health and Franklin County Public Health have extended their stay at home advisory to Jan. 2, 2021, or until both health departments determine a change to the guidance is appropriate. The stay at home advisory, which began on Nov. 20, was extended due to high case numbers and community spread and coincided with […]

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City, County Announce Stay at Home Advisory

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman City, County Announce Stay at Home Advisory

Beginning Friday, November 20 at 6 p.m., Columbus Public Health and Franklin County Public Health are advising all residents in the city and county to stay at home, in an effort to mitigate the rapid rise of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in the region. Dr. Mysheika Roberts, Columbus Public Health Commissioner, gave an update on […]

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Update: City Officials Propose 10pm Closing Time for Bars, Nightclubs and Restaurants

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Update: City Officials Propose 10pm Closing Time for Bars, Nightclubs and Restaurants

Update 7/27: Columbus City Council passes ordinance to restrict restaurant, bar and nightclub hours, now set to close at 10 p.m. Update 7/28, 1 p.m.: A number of local businesses, including 16-Bit, Pins Mechanical Co., Late Night Slice and over two dozen others, have filed a lawsuit against the City of Columbus. Update: 7/28, 5 […]

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Update: City of Columbus Announces Mask Mandate

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Update: City of Columbus Announces Mask Mandate

Editor’s Note 6/7/2020: This article has been updated to include additional information on the mask mandate after a City Council vote on Monday, July 6. Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther announced on Thursday, July 2 that he would be signing an executive order, to go in effect beginning Friday, July 3, requiring the use of facial […]

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Coronavirus Update: Reversal on Masks, Zoo Furloughs, CCS Food Sites & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: Reversal on Masks, Zoo Furloughs, CCS Food Sites & More

Keep up with regular news updates regarding Columbus and Ohio’s response to COVID-19 here.. The Numbers COVID-19 cases — As of Tuesday, April 28, 1,609 cases of COVID-19 and 30 deaths have been reported in Columbus and Worthington. In Franklin County, 2,090 confirmed and probable cases and 62 confirmed and probable deaths from COVID-19 have […]

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Coronavirus Update: What Will Change as the State Moves Forward?

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: What Will Change as the State Moves Forward?

The Numbers As of Friday, April 17, there are now 960 cases and nine deaths reported in Columbus and Worthington, according to Columbus Public Health’s weekly COVID-19 report. Since the department’s April 10 report, there has been a 370-case increase and just one additional death due to COVID-19. In Franklin County, there are now 1,320 […]

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Coronavirus Update: Detailed Columbus Data, Homeless Shelters & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: Detailed Columbus Data, Homeless Shelters & More

The Numbers As of Friday, April 10, Franklin County has 850 confirmed cases and 14 deaths, the latter unchanged from Thursday. Ohio as a whole has 5,878 cases and 231 deaths. In Columbus and Worthington, the cities in Columbus Public Health’s jurisdiction, 590 cases and eight deaths have been reported. Columbus Public Health has begun […]

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