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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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Community Spread Suggested in Columbus with Second Confirmed Case

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Community Spread Suggested in Columbus with Second Confirmed Case

On Tuesday, March 17, Columbus Public Health announced the second confirmed COVID-19 case in Columbus. The patient has been identified as a 23-year-old female with underlying health conditions. She is being treated at a local hospital. “This patient appears to be our first case of community-acquired [COVID-19] — which means the source of the infection […]

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Coronavirus Update from Columbus Public Health

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update from Columbus Public Health

The outbreak of a new coronavirus — COVID-19 — that originated in Wuhan, China in December and has since spread internationally to multiple countries, including the U.S. Columbus Public Health is reportedly closely monitoring the situation in an effort to prevent the spread of the infectious disease in Columbus and Worthington. There are currently no […]

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Know Your Status this World AIDS Day

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Know Your Status this World AIDS Day

“You get a positive result, and that’s a lifelong change in your life. And society is still set up to think that HIV is a death sentence, like it was before the advancement of medication.” That’s Mikayla Robinson. She works as an engagement specialist with Mozaic, an outreach program through Equitas Health targeting transgender and […]

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URBAN LIVING TOUR 2020

This year’s Urban Living Tour event has been postponed due to COVID-19, but will be returning later this summer!

CLICK HERE to sign up to be notified when tickets go on sale!