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Stay at Home Order Extended: What’s New

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Stay at Home Order Extended: What’s New

Ohio’s Stay at Home order, originally set to expire on Friday, May 1, has been extended. The “Stay Safe Ohio” order, which can be found here, continues to ask residents to stay home, outside of activities and work in a number of industries that will reopen over the course of May. Stay at Home restrictions […]

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Coronavirus Update: New Nursing Home and Unemployment Data, Elective Surgeries & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: New Nursing Home and Unemployment Data, Elective Surgeries & More

The Numbers COVID-19 cases — As of Wednesday, April 22, 1,187 cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Columbus and Worthington. In Franklin County, 1,598 confirmed and probable cases and 42 confirmed and probable deaths from COVID-19 have been reported. Statewide, 14,117 cases and 610 deaths have been confirmed or are probable. New: Long-term Care […]

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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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