Our City Online

coronavirus

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 […]

No Comments

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. […]

No Comments

Coronavirus Update: Franklin County on Watch List, Funeral Assistance & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: Franklin County on Watch List, Funeral Assistance & More

Keep up with regular news updates regarding Columbus and Ohio’s response to COVID-19 here. The Numbers COVID-19 cases — In Columbus, 231 cases of COVID-19 were reported as of Wednesday, April 7. As of Thursday, April 8, 85,147 total cases and 1,027 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported in Columbus and Worthington. In Franklin County at large, […]

No Comments

Coronavirus Update: Increase in Cases, College Vaccine Clinics & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: Increase in Cases, College Vaccine Clinics & More

Keep up with regular news updates regarding Columbus and Ohio’s response to COVID-19 here. The Numbers COVID-19 cases — In Columbus, 208 cases of COVID-19 were reported as of Wednesday, March 31. As of Thursday, April, 83,853 total cases and 1,016 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported in Columbus and Worthington. In Franklin County at large, 308 […]

No Comments

Coronavirus Update: 20% of Franklin County Residents Started Vaccination, Eligibility Expands & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: 20% of Franklin County Residents Started Vaccination, Eligibility Expands & More

Keep up with regular news updates regarding Columbus and Ohio’s response to COVID-19 here. The Numbers COVID-19 cases — In Columbus, 149 cases of COVID-19 were reported for Wednesday, March 17. As of Thursday, March 18, 81,637 total cases and 994 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported in Columbus and Worthington. In Franklin County at large, 224 […]

No Comments

COVID-19 Vaccine Open for Any Ohioan 16 and Up by End of March

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman COVID-19 Vaccine Open for Any Ohioan 16 and Up by End of March

Governor Mike DeWine has announced the next phases of the state’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution, with Ohioans at least 16 years of age being eligible at the end of March. Gov. DeWine announced on Tuesday, March 16 during a briefing at Cleveland’s newly opened mass vaccination center that the state is expecting a significant increase in […]

No Comments

COVID-19 ‘Vaccine Hunters’ Snagging Doses for Older Ohioans

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal COVID-19 ‘Vaccine Hunters’ Snagging Doses for Older Ohioans

By Jake Zuckerman Despite her advanced degrees and self-professed tech savviness, Dr. Joanne Hilden, a retired pediatric oncologist, couldn’t pin down an appointment for the COVID-19 vaccine she was eligible for. It was like trying to find concert tickets, she said. One site after another, Hilden, 64, would leave her name and information on a list […]

No Comments

politics categories

The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

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

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS & INFORMATION