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Ohio State Joins List of Employers and Universities Requiring COVID-19 Vaccination

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Ohio State Joins List of Employers and Universities Requiring COVID-19 Vaccination

With the announcement Monday, Aug. 23 that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted full approval to the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, The Ohio State University announced on Tuesday it would require every student, faculty and staff member to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with a first dose received by Oct. 15. Employers and universities across the […]

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Masks Required at OSU Games, Columbus Concerts, City Buildings and More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Masks Required at OSU Games, Columbus Concerts, City Buildings and More

Earlier this week, the Centers for Disease Control placed Franklin County in the high transmission category in its COVID-19 Integrated County data tracker. In response to the increased level of transmission and a rising number of cases attributed to the Delta variant and vaccine hesitancy, a number of Central Ohio institutions are requiring individuals to […]

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Central Ohio Public Health Departments Issue Indoor Mask Advisory

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Central Ohio Public Health Departments Issue Indoor Mask Advisory

Just two months after repealing Columbus’ mask mandate, officials from Columbus Public Health and Franklin County Public Health have issued an indoor mask advisory. Dr. Mysheika Roberts and other health officials addressed the current state of the pandemic in Central Ohio earlier Thursday afternoon in response to an increase in COVID-19 cases rates. In the […]

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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 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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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

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