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Federal Judge Rules Abortions Can Continue, ODH Order Partly Held

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Federal Judge Rules Abortions Can Continue, ODH Order Partly Held

Keep up with regular news updates regarding Columbus and Ohio’s response to COVID-19 here. A federal judge has put a temporary hold on an order by the Ohio Department of Health to cease surgical abortions during the coronavirus pandemic and classify them as nonessential procedures in an effort to conserve scarce personal protective equipment and hospital […]

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Coronavirus Update: Confirmed Cases Jump, Primary Concerns, Assistance & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: Confirmed Cases Jump, Primary Concerns, Assistance & More

Keep up with regular news updates regarding Columbus and Ohio’s response to COVID-19 here. On Tuesday, Ohio Department of Health Director Dr. Amy Acton announced the latest numbers for COVID-19 cases across Ohio — including for Franklin County, which reports the second-most cases in the state behind Cuyahoga County. Franklin County now has 75 reported cases, […]

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Coronavirus Update: Five Confirmed Cases, COTA Service, Hospitals, Virtual Events

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: Five Confirmed Cases, COTA Service, Hospitals, Virtual Events

Keep up with regular news updates regarding Columbus and Ohio’s response to COVID-19 here. On Thursday, March 19, the Ohio Department of Health announced that Ohio has 119 confirmed cases — up from 88 confirmed cases yesterday — with 10 in Franklin County. Five of those 10 are in Columbus. Other updates come from the Central […]

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Coronavirus Update: Salons, BMVs, National Guard, Parking Rules

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: Salons, BMVs, National Guard, Parking Rules

Keep up with regular news updates regarding Columbus and Ohio’s response to COVID-19 here. On Wednesday, March 18 it was announced that Franklin County had seven confirmed cases of COVID-19, including a two-year-old child, as reported by the Columbus Dispatch. Other announcements from Governor Mike DeWine in Wednesday’s press conference include the closure of BMVs, as […]

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Coronavirus Update: OSU Commencement, Emergency Funds, Elective Surgeries & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: OSU Commencement, Emergency Funds, Elective Surgeries & More

Keep up with regular news updates regarding Columbus and Ohio’s response to COVID-19 here. A Tuesday afternoon press conference with Governor Mike DeWine was not nearly as eventful as press conferences from the past week or so, however officials did announce a request to dentists, veterinarians and hospital systems to postpone their elective surgeries in response […]

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Coronavirus Update: Gyms and Movie Theaters, Eviction Hearings, Utility Suspensions & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: Gyms and Movie Theaters, Eviction Hearings, Utility Suspensions & More

Keep up with regular news updates regarding Columbus and Ohio’s response to COVID-19 here. Over the last few days, a few announcements have drastically changed Central Ohioans’ “new normal,” including the first case of COVID-19 in Columbus and first three in Franklin County, the closure of all Ohio restaurants and bars other than carry-out service and […]

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Coronavirus Update: Public Health Emergency, Recreation Centers, Public Utilities & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: Public Health Emergency, Recreation Centers, Public Utilities & More

Keep up with regular news updates regarding Columbus and Ohio’s response to COVID-19 here. The reoccurring message brought up in a Friday morning press conference with Mayor Andrew Ginther and Columbus Public Health Commissioner Dr. Mysheika Roberts was “not a matter of if, but when.” Though there are no confirmed cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus in […]

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