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60% of Ohio Nursing Home Workers Have Refused Coronavirus Vaccine

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal 60% of Ohio Nursing Home Workers Have Refused Coronavirus Vaccine

By Marty Schladen As the coronavirus vaccine dribbles out far more slowly than promised, many of the people who can get it are refusing to do so. Gov. Mike DeWine on Wednesday said that a whopping 60% of nursing home workers who have been offered the vaccine have refused it.  The news comes amid disappointing vaccination […]

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School Nurses on Reopening Plans, Lack of Staffing, Virtual Health Care & More

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal School Nurses on Reopening Plans, Lack of Staffing, Virtual Health Care & More

By Susan Tebben In her nearly 40 years as a school nurse, Patricia Gunter has had to prepare for diseases like swine flu, H1N1, West Nile Virus, SARS, and even HIV, all while dealing with the usual school illness like head lice and chicken pox.  “We’ve put a plan in place every time we’ve had something […]

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Coronavirus Update: 2 Franklin County Deaths, Stay at Home Order, Response Funds & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: 2 Franklin County Deaths, Stay at Home Order, Response Funds & More

Keep up with regular news updates regarding Columbus and Ohio’s response to COVID-19 here. Editor’s note 3/23/2020: This article has been updated to include more information regarding the two COVID-19 deaths reported in Franklin County. Over the weekend, the big news out of Governor Mike DeWine’s office was a “Stay at Home” order issued across the […]

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Governor Orders Shelter in Place for Nonessential Workers

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Governor Orders Shelter in Place for Nonessential Workers

Keep up with regular news updates regarding Columbus and Ohio’s response to COVID-19 here. In a Sunday afternoon press conference, the governor issued a Stay at Home order, or what is being referred to as a “shelter in place” order in other states. The order has been signed by Ohio Department of Health Director Dr. Amy […]

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Dialogue: Is Medicare for All the Answer?

  Dialogue: Is Medicare for All the Answer?

Polls show that health care is among the most important issues for voters in the 2020 election. Spending on medical care has skyrocketed in the past 20 years and is weighing on both workers and employers. What is the answer? We will discuss the concerns, options and challenges to America’s health care at our next […]

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2019 Heal Ohio Conference

  2019 Heal Ohio Conference

The Heal Ohio Collaborative is a voluntary multi-disciplinary and multi-institutional collaborative dedicated to research, education, and commercialization activity focused on all aspects of wound healing and prevention to enhance patient care through formulation and testing of new diagnostic, drug, and therapeutic means and to increase outreach and educational opportunities in the Ohio community at large. […]

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The Medicare Academy – Medicare Education for Everyone

  The Medicare Academy – Medicare Education for Everyone

Free Medicare Education workshop designed to educate future Medicare Beneficiaries seeking to understand Medicare. We clarify Medicare Part A, Medicare Part B, Part C, and Part D. As well as gap insurance. We give you the guidance you deserve. Our limited seating classes provide an enriched learning experience and give attendees a chance to ask […]

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