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Coronavirus Section :: Page 15
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.
At the March 18 daily briefing, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced the latest new state measures to help stop the spread of COVID-19 — the closing of barbershops, beauty salons, tattoo parlors and hair and nail salons.
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.
In lieu of its regular Council meeting, the Village of Yellow Springs will host a virtual town hall on the coronavirus outbreak tonight, Monday, March 16, starting at 7 p.m.
Ohio closed bars and restaurants, effective Sunday, March 15, at 9 p.m.. Read more about the closure and other highlights from Governor Mike DeWine’s Sunday press briefing on COVID-19 in Ohio.
Read highlights from Gov. Mike DeWine’s Sunday, March 14, press briefing on COVID-19 in Ohio.
Local leaders gathered Friday morning, March 13, to share information and preparedness plans and begin to coordinate a unified response to the evolving coronavirus situation in Ohio.
On Friday, March 13, after voting early at the Greene County Board of Elections in Xenia, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine answered questions from area media. DeWine addressed the state’s response to the growing threat of the COVID-19 virus, which state leaders have said is spreading quickly, and largely undetected, through the state.