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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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Coronavirus Update: DeWine Addresses the State, Franklin County Near Level 4 Advisory

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: DeWine Addresses the State, Franklin County Near Level 4 Advisory

The Numbers COVID-19 cases — As of Wednesday, July 15, 10,190 cases and 359 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported or are probable in Columbus and Worthington. Countywide, 13,456 cases and 469 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported by Columbus Public Health and Franklin County Public Health. Statewide, 69,311 cases and 3,075 deaths have been confirmed […]

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Proponents Speak on Racism as a Public Health Crisis

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Proponents Speak on Racism as a Public Health Crisis

This article was originally published on Thursday, June 25, 2020. By Susan Tebben Sarina Herman’s mom was dying. It wasn’t just from the cancer she had, but from the chemo being used to treat it, and the language barrier her health care providers couldn’t surpass. “There have been times where they had to push her to […]

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Virtual Walk with a Doc

  Virtual Walk with a Doc

With many in-person Walk with a Doc events being postponed due to the COVID-19 virus, our team has decided to start hosting VIRTUAL events so that we can remain active and socially connected, even during a period of physical distancing. Every Saturday at 9:00 AM ET we’ll post a video featuring a guest physician who […]

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Virtual Walk with a Doc

  Virtual Walk with a Doc

With many in-person Walk with a Doc events being postponed due to the COVID-19 virus, our team has decided to start hosting VIRTUAL events so that we can remain active and socially connected, even during a period of physical distancing. Every Saturday at 9:00 AM ET we’ll post a video featuring a guest physician who […]

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Governor Issues Order Allowing Spectator Attendance to Arnold Sports Festival Finals

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Governor Issues Order Allowing Spectator Attendance to Arnold Sports Festival Finals

Editor’s note 3/5/2020, 10:00 a.m.: New details on the Arnold Sports Festival have been added as organizers and officials give clarification on what the event will entail. Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther held a press conference Tuesday evening to address concerns about the annual Arnold Sports Festival, announcing that the festival […]

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Dialogue: No Shot, No School. Should Government Mandate Vaccines?

  Dialogue: No Shot, No School. Should Government Mandate Vaccines?

In the latest edition of Dialogue, we discuss whether your school board or your employer can force you to be vaccinated. The discussion will feature Dr. William Cotton, a local pediatrician and representative of the American Academy of Pediatrics and State Rep. Don Manning who supports a bill requiring schools to inform parents how they […]

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