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Health & Wellness Section :: Page 14
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.
As the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic develops, organizations and institutions in Yellow Springs are responding. The News will keep this page updated with new information, event cancellations and public statements from local entities.
Free HIV testing, provided by Equitas Health, will be offered Wednesday, March 4, on the Antioch College campus.
Held Tuesday evenings from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in Central Chapel AME Church, the local clinic has been operating for a year.
Those struggling with opioid addiction aren’t treated like other patients. Instead of being offered ongoing treatment from multiple medical professionals, patients with a substance use disorder were often left on their own.
The annual Simply Women Ohio 5K run/walk for women and girls will be held Saturday, June 29, at 9 a.m. The race will begin at YS High School, with check-in and onsite registration from 7:45 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
During the year-and-a-half duration of the Dementia Friendly Yellow Springs project, organizers were most surprised by the number of people who approached them to say they personally had a connection to the disease.
Last month, Villager Paul Beck came to the screening of “Weed the People” to learn more about medical marijuana.
The Fels Longitudinal Study, the world’s longest and largest longitudinal human growth study, has recently come to a close due to actions by Wright State University, which for decades has housed the study.