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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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Faith Mission’s Health Center Integrates HIV Testing with Primary Care

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Faith Mission’s Health Center Integrates HIV Testing with Primary Care

Saturday, June 27 is National HIV Testing Day, and a new program from Faith Mission’s Health Center is joining health centers nationally in taking steps toward ending the HIV epidemic. The center offers medical care to people who are homeless, low-income or uninsured. With this new program, many of the free and low-cost services the center […]

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Update: Coronavirus Update: COSI Reopens, Cases Increase & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Update: Coronavirus Update: COSI Reopens, Cases Increase & More

Editor’s Note 6/8/2020: This article has been updated to include information on COSI’s reopening delay. The Numbers COVID-19 cases — As of Thursday, June 25, 6,567 cases and 297 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported or are probable in Columbus and Worthington. Countywide, 8,683 cases and 432 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported by Columbus Public […]

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Where Ohioans are Contracting COVID-19 Remains Unknown

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Where Ohioans are Contracting COVID-19 Remains Unknown

By Jake Zuckerman Everyone knows the numbers. About 40,000 Ohioans have contracted COVID-19, 2,500 have died. That’s a piece of the 2 million infected Americans, more than 114,000 of whom have died in the pandemic since January. The data are nearly ubiquitous, a click away. Absent from the Ohio Department of Health’s website, however, is comprehensive information on […]

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Coronavirus Update: Dr. Amy Acton Steps Down & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: Dr. Amy Acton Steps Down & More

The Numbers COVID-19 cases — As of Thursday, June 11, 5,367 cases and 255 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported or are probable in Columbus and Worthington. Countywide, 7,143 cases and 333 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported by Columbus Public Health and Franklin County Public Health. Statewide, 40,004 cases and 2,490 deaths have been confirmed […]

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Ohio’s New COVID-19 Cases Slow Down in Last Month

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Ohio’s New COVID-19 Cases Slow Down in Last Month

By Jake Zuckerman The rate of new COVID-19 cases in Ohio has trickled downward since early May, an analysis of state data shows. The 10-day average of new cases peaked on May 10 (excluding a surge largely attributable to mass testing in state prisons) at roughly 640. Today that figure is down to an average of […]

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Coronavirus Update: All Surgeries Can Resume, K-12 Expected to Return in Fall & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: All Surgeries Can Resume, K-12 Expected to Return in Fall & More

The Numbers COVID-19 cases — As of Tuesday, June 2, 4,752 cases and 219 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported or are probable in Columbus and Worthington. Countywide, 6,260 cases and 289 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported by Columbus Public Health and Franklin County Public Health. Statewide, 36,350 cases and 2,258 deaths have been confirmed […]

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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!

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