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Linden Fresh Market and Charitable Pharmacy Open to Community

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Linden Fresh Market and Charitable Pharmacy Open to Community

The Linden Fresh Market and Charitable Pharmacy are open, providing free fresh and nutritious food and pharmacy services to the Linden community. The project, as part of the 2018 One Linden plan, was announced last year. The market provides a much-needed resource to underserved Linden residents — healthy food alternatives. The market, at 1464 Cleveland Ave., […]

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Columbus to Require Masks in Indoor Public Spaces

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Columbus to Require Masks in Indoor Public Spaces

Mayor Andrew Ginther announced on Wednesday, Sept. 8 during a press conference that he would be issuing an executive order requiring all individuals, regardless of vaccination status, to wear a mask in indoor public spaces. The executive order will be virtually the same as one issued last year, including enforcement. The order is in effect […]

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Nationwide Children’s Latest Expansion Plans Call for New Tower

Brent Warren Brent Warren Nationwide Children’s Latest Expansion Plans Call for New Tower

Nationwide Children’s Hospital today unveiled a strategic plan that calls for new investments of up to $3.3 billion over the course of the next five years. The new funding commitments will be directed toward hiring, research, equity efforts, and four new buildings on the hospital’s growing Livingston Avenue campus. A new, 12-story inpatient tower will […]

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The State of Play in Central Ohio

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation The State of Play in Central Ohio

State of Play Central Ohio shows that financial barriers impact sports participation for Black children more than White children A new report released by the Sports & Society Program at the Aspen Institute shows a divide based upon race and income in youth sports experiences for some children in central Ohio.  Guided by an advisory group […]

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Grant to Expand Reproductive Health Programming in CCS

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Grant to Expand Reproductive Health Programming in CCS

Nationwide Children’s Hospital was recently awarded a $2.5 million grant to support and expand its school-based teen healthcare services within Columbus City Schools. With partners including CCS, The Ohio State University, the City of Columbus and CelebrateOne, Nationwide Children’s will lead the initiative. 7,000 seventh and eighth-grade students in Franklin County are expected to be […]

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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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Demolition of Building Underway Despite Neighborhood Opposition

Brent Warren Brent Warren Demolition of Building Underway Despite Neighborhood Opposition

Nationwide Children’s Hospital is proceeding with the demolition of a historic building on its campus despite pleas from a neighborhood group to save the structure. The house, at 574 S. 18th St., was built in 1928 as an apartment building and served as the hospital’s Ronald McDonald House from 1983 to 2008. After that, it […]

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