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A Message on World Kindness Day

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation A Message on World Kindness Day

Dr. Amy Acton, Director of Kind Columbus at The Columbus Foundation, delivers a special message to the community on World Kindness Day.

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Post-Mask Mandate, Coronavirus Cases Down 31%

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Post-Mask Mandate, Coronavirus Cases Down 31%

By Jake Zuckerman In the month since the Ohio Department of Health issued a mask requirement in the state, the spread of COVID-19 has dropped by more than 31%, as measured by a seven-day moving average of new cases. Interim Director of Health Lance Himes signed an order requiring Ohioans to wear masks in non-residential indoor locations and […]

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Coronavirus Update: Mask Order Extended Statewide, CCS Cautions Reopening & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: Mask Order Extended Statewide, CCS Cautions Reopening & More

The Numbers COVID-19 cases — As of Wednesday, July 22, 11,678 cases and 378 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported or are probable in Columbus and Worthington. Countywide, 15,493 cases and 497 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported by Columbus Public Health and Franklin County Public Health. Statewide, 78,742 cases and 3,235 deaths have been confirmed […]

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Coronavirus Update: Columbus Clippers, Children’s Hospital Marathon & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: Columbus Clippers, Children’s Hospital Marathon & More

The Numbers COVID-19 cases — As of Sunday, July 5, 8,215 cases and 338 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported or are probable in Columbus and Worthington. Countywide, 10,767 cases and 440 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported by Columbus Public Health and Franklin County Public Health. Statewide, 57,151 cases and 2,911 deaths have been confirmed […]

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Columbus Foundation Donates 50,000 KN95 Masks to Local Organizations

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Columbus Foundation Donates 50,000 KN95 Masks to Local Organizations

The Columbus Foundation has announced that it will be donating tens of thousands of KN95 masks to nursing homes, EMS workers and first responders, city and county health departments, and nonprofits. The donation is part of a larger investment the Foundation made in 100,000 medical-grade masks. The State of Ohio is purchasing half of the shipment, […]

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COTA to Require Passengers to Wear Masks

Brent Warren Brent Warren COTA to Require Passengers to Wear Masks

Starting on Wednesday, April 15, the Central Ohio Transit Authority will be requiring all riders to wear face masks. Scarves, bandanas, and homemade masks are all considered appropriate for use, as long as they securely cover the mouth and nose. “We are determined to take every step we can in order to protect the health […]

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