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650K Lead Pipes Still Carry Water In Ohio; 2nd Most in US, Report Says

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal 650K Lead Pipes Still Carry Water In Ohio; 2nd Most in US, Report Says

By Jake Zuckerman As many as 650,000 lead pipes statewide deliver water to Ohioans, according to a report released last week by the Natural Resources Defense Council. This makes Ohio the second-worst state in the nation as measured by the estimated number of lead pipes (technically known as lead-containing service lines) in the water system, behind […]

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Ohio Health Experts Speak Out Against Bill Prohibiting Vaccine Mandates

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Health Experts Speak Out Against Bill Prohibiting Vaccine Mandates

By Tyler Buchanan Pediatricians and other infectious disease experts issued clear warnings about a proposed bill to weaken Ohio’s vaccination laws: Doing so would put children’s lives at risk and potentially expose the state to a resurgence of deadly viruses.  A half-dozen medical experts implored lawmakers to reconsider approving a new law that would prohibit vaccine […]

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Coronavirus Update: Local Hospitals Expand Eligibility, Variants & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: Local Hospitals Expand Eligibility, Variants & More

Keep up with regular news updates regarding Columbus and Ohio’s response to COVID-19 here. The Numbers COVID-19 cases — In Columbus, 128 cases of COVID-19 were reported as of Wednesday, March 24. As of Thursday, March 25, 82,575 total cases and 1,006 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported in Columbus and Worthington. In Franklin County at large, […]

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Lawmakers Pass Bill Allowing Them To Strike Down Health Orders, Setting up Clash With DeWine

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Lawmakers Pass Bill Allowing Them To Strike Down Health Orders, Setting up Clash With DeWine

By Tyler Buchanan The Ohio General Assembly approved a bill Wednesday to allow lawmakers to strike down health orders they disagree with, sending the legislation to a governor who has already vowed to veto it.  Republican leaders in the Ohio House of Representatives and Ohio Senate committed to holding votes to override Gov. Mike DeWine’s veto […]

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Coronavirus Update: Next Vaccine Phase to Begin Soon, ER Diversion & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: Next Vaccine Phase to Begin Soon, ER Diversion & More

Editor’s note 01/07/2021: This article has been updated to include kickoff dates for the next phase of vaccine distributions. Keep up with regular news updates regarding Columbus and Ohio’s response to COVID-19 here. The Numbers COVID-19 cases — In Columbus, 395 cases of COVID-19 were reported on Monday, Jan. 4. And as of Tuesday, Jan. 5, 62,851 […]

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Modo Yoga Expanding, Adding Second Hot Room

Nancy Alkire Nancy Alkire Modo Yoga Expanding, Adding Second Hot Room

To meet customer demand and accommodate social distancing guidelines, Modo Yoga has announced they will be opening a second room at their studio at 1042 Dublin Road, in early 2021. “We have had 11,716 visits to our studio since we re-opened,” says Chad Underwood, owner of Modo Yoga. “We have no cases of community spread […]

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Franklin County Becomes First to Reach Level 4 Public Health Advisory

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Franklin County Becomes First to Reach Level 4 Public Health Advisory

For the past week, Ohio’s Public Health Advisory System indicated Franklin County was on the Level 4 health advisory watch list, which would signal severe virus exposure and spread. Now, Franklin County becomes the first in the state with the distinction. The change was announced Thursday, November 19 during one of Ohio Governor Mike DeWine’s […]

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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