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Articles About COVID-19 :: Page 14
Village leaders struck a tone of concern and hopefulness in the face of the coronavirus outbreak as they updated the community on their responses to the crisis at a “virtual town hall” on Monday, March 16.
In a series of rapid developments that took place hours before the Ohio presidential primary, in-person voting in the state was off, then on, then off again.
It’s already become a ritual: each day at 2 p.m., give or take, Gov. Mike DeWine holds a live-streamed press briefing at the statehouse in Columbus, updating Ohioans on the status of the spread of COVID-19 and the state’s response.
Villagers are stocking up and staying home as the impact of the global COVID-19 outbreak starts to be felt here, even without a confirmed local case of the disease.
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has asked his cabinet members to trim up to 20% off of their budgets immediately, he said at the March 23 briefing.
During their tri-weekly virtual town hall, Yellow Springs and Miami Township leaders updated the community on the village’s evolving response to the coronavirus outbreak.
Ohio has suffered its first COVID-19 fatality, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine shared at the start of his March 20 briefing.
During the Ohio governor’s daily briefing, state leaders directly addressed those who are not taking seriously advice to stay home and away from other people as coronavirus infections ramp up in Ohio.
Governor Mike DeWine defended the state’s emergency order to close polls; a new order restricts “elective surgeries” in an effort to conserve medical equipment and hospital beds. Read highlights from today’s press briefing here.
Ohio Health Director Dr. Amy Action to order polls closed on Tuesday, March 17, after Ohio moved to extend voting to June 2 and was denied by Judge Richard Frye; a new order closes fitness centers, movie theaters and other recreational facilities statewide. Read highlights of Gov. DeWine’s March 16 press briefing on COVID-19.