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Coronavirus Update: CDC Eviction Moratorium Overturned, More Walk-In Vaccine Opportunities

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: CDC Eviction Moratorium Overturned, More Walk-In Vaccine Opportunities

Keep up with regular news updates regarding Columbus and Ohio’s response to COVID-19 here. The Numbers COVID-19 cases — In Columbus, 133 cases of COVID-19 were reported on Thursday, May 6. As of Thursday, 89,062 total cases and 1,066 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported in Columbus and Worthington. In Franklin County at large, 164 cases were […]

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Hispanic COVID-19 Deaths Disproportionately High, According to OSU Study

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Hispanic COVID-19 Deaths Disproportionately High, According to OSU Study

By Susan Tebben A study done by Ohio State University researchers showed the COVID-19 pandemic had a particularly fatal impact on the Hispanic community. Using CDC death counts separated by racial/ethnic group, the study showed that Hispanics constituted 40%, but only represented 19% of the population in 2020. Deaths among the Hispanic population were disproportionately high […]

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Coronavirus Update: Restrictions Removed for Vaccinated Ohioans, Franklin County Back to Level 3

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: Restrictions Removed for Vaccinated Ohioans, Franklin County Back to Level 3

Keep up with regular news updates regarding Columbus and Ohio’s response to COVID-19 here. The Numbers COVID-19 cases — In Columbus, 137 cases of COVID-19 were reported as of Wednesday, April 28. As of Thursday, April 29, 88,604 total cases and 1,053 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported in Columbus and Worthington. In Franklin County at large, […]

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Coronavirus Update: Vaccine Walk-ins Available as Pace Slows

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: Vaccine Walk-ins Available as Pace Slows

Keep up with regular news updates regarding Columbus and Ohio’s response to COVID-19 here. The Numbers COVID-19 cases — In Columbus, 181 cases of COVID-19 were reported as of Wednesday, April 21. As of Thursday, April 22, 87,695 total cases and 1,040 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported in Columbus and Worthington. In Franklin County at large, […]

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Coronavirus Update: Level 4 Health Advisory, Johnson & Johnson Vaccine, & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: Level 4 Health Advisory, Johnson & Johnson Vaccine, & More

Keep up with regular news updates regarding Columbus and Ohio’s response to COVID-19 here. The Numbers COVID-19 cases — In Columbus, 198 cases of COVID-19 were reported as of Wednesday, April 14. As of Thursday, April 15, 86,500 total cases and 1,032 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported in Columbus and Worthington. In Franklin County at large, […]

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Ohio Scrambles to Adjust to “Pause” of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Scrambles to Adjust to “Pause” of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

By Marty Schladen Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on Tuesday said he was blindsided like everybody else when he learned that federal public health officials were advising that all states should “pause” administration of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine. DeWine followed that advice and now vaccine providers are trying to pivot as quickly as they can […]

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Proposed Bill Would Restrict State from Issuing ‘Vaccine Passports’

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Proposed Bill Would Restrict State from Issuing ‘Vaccine Passports’

By Tyler Buchanan Republican-sponsored legislation will seek to prohibit the Ohio government from instituting a “vaccine passport” program, but the drafted proposal does not appear to restrict private businesses from doing so. Rep. Al Cutrona, R-Canfield, is soon introducing this bill in the Ohio House of Representatives. It has already received support from fellow Republican lawmakers. […]

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