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City Launches Own Vaccine Incentive Program With Urban League

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman City Launches Own Vaccine Incentive Program With Urban League

The City of Columbus will launch a vaccine program to combat vaccine hesitancy and incentivize Columbus residents that have not yet been vaccinated to get the shot. The $275,000 Vaccine Green program will be administered by the Columbus Urban League and will provide $100 to residents for getting the Johnson & Johnson vaccine shot or $50 […]

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State’s COVID-19 Vaccinations Hit Slowest Pace Since Last Year

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal State’s COVID-19 Vaccinations Hit Slowest Pace Since Last Year

By Jake Zuckerman The rate of new vaccinations against COVID-19 in Ohio has slowed to a rate not seen since December, according to an analysis of state data. The seven-day moving average of newly vaccine started Ohioans dipped below 10,000 on Sunday for the first time since Dec. 27 —  the tail end of a stretch […]

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Coronavirus Update: Columbus Repeals Mask Mandate, Ohio Reaches 50 Cases Per 100K Residents

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: Columbus Repeals Mask Mandate, Ohio Reaches 50 Cases Per 100K Residents

Editor’s Note: As case trends continue downward and we return to somewhat normalcy, it stands to reason our weekly Coronavirus Updates come to a close. For more on what’s happening across the city as we approach post-COVID life, you can subscribe to Columbus Underground newsletters like Food & Drink, Mega Weekend and more. However, the […]

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Coronavirus Update: Vaccine Sweepstakes, COSI Reopens & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: Vaccine Sweepstakes, COSI Reopens & More

Keep up with regular news updates regarding Columbus and Ohio’s response to COVID-19 here. The Numbers COVID-19 cases — In Columbus, 45 cases of COVID-19 were reported on Thursday, May 27. As of Thursday, 90,987 total cases and 1,098 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported in Columbus and Worthington. In Franklin County at large, 59 cases were […]

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Coronavirus Update: Vax-a-Million Winners, Airbnb Party Ban, & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: Vax-a-Million Winners, Airbnb Party Ban, & More

Keep up with regular news updates regarding Columbus and Ohio’s response to COVID-19 here. The Numbers COVID-19 cases — In Columbus, 65 cases of COVID-19 were reported on Thursday, May 27. As of Thursday, 90,710 total cases and 1,088 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported in Columbus and Worthington. In Franklin County at large, 99 cases were […]

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With Drawing This Week, Ohio Legislation Seeks to Stop Vax-A-Million Program

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal With Drawing This Week, Ohio Legislation Seeks to Stop Vax-A-Million Program

By Tyler Buchanan Five Ohioans who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 are about to win $1 million through a new vaccine lottery program, but a Republican lawmaker wants to call the whole thing off. State Rep. Jena Powell, R-Arcanum, is drafting legislation that would prevent the state from administering any vaccine lottery program.  Hundreds of thousands […]

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Coronavirus Update: Vax-a-Million Site Launch & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: Vax-a-Million Site Launch & More

Keep up with regular news updates regarding Columbus and Ohio’s response to COVID-19 here. The Numbers COVID-19 cases — In Columbus, 95 cases of COVID-19 were reported on Thursday, May 20. As of Thursday, 90,281 total cases and 1,079 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported in Columbus and Worthington. In Franklin County at large, 125 cases were […]

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