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May
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2020

Health & Wellness Section :: Page 2

  • New order requires Ohioans to ‘stay safe’

    Gov. Mike DeWine announced a new Stay Safe Ohio order on May 1, loosening previous “stay-at-home” restrictions while also urging Ohioans to continue social distancing.

  • Phased restart of Ohio’s economy

    Gov. Mike DeWine announced a phased restart of the Ohio economy at his Monday, April 27, briefing, the first specifics offered after an earlier announcement that Ohio would begin to reopen May 1.

  • Pandemic stressors affect mental health

    Photo: CDC/Dr. Fred Murphy, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Public Health; public domain.

    The current medical crisis of COVID-19, while physical in nature, affects our mental health, whether we contract the virus or not.

  • Governor details phased restart of Ohio economy

    Ohio is set to reopen in phases, with nonessential medical procedures resuming May 1 and some nonessential businesses reopening on May 4 and May 12.

  • Questions about voting in the extended primary

    The News answers some last-minute questions about the voting process in the extended March 17 primary election.

  • COVID-19 in Greene County: Interview with an epidemiologist

    Don Brannen

    Earlier this week, the Yellow Springs News spoke with Dr. Don Brannen, an epidemiologist at Greene County Public Health. Brannen spoke about COVID-19 spread in the county, the role of the health department in contact tracing to contain the disease and differences between Greene County and Ohio as a whole.

  • Yellow Springs resident dies from COVID-19

    Photo: CDC/Dr. Fred Murphy, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Public Health; public domain.

    Village resident Matthew Huntington has died from COVID-19. Huntington, 50, died Saturday, April 18, at Soin Medical Center in Beavercreek, where he battled the disease for more than two weeks.

  • COVID-19 news— When, and how, will Ohio open?

    The full plan will be released over the coming weeks, state officials said.

  • Unemployment woes in village

    Villagers reported varying levels of difficulty with the unemployment application process, with the process working more smoothly for some than others.

  • Yellow Springs School District explores early end to school year

    Yellow Springs’ final day is currently set as May 29, with teachers’ last day scheduled June 1. But Superintendent Terri Holden would like to shorten the school year by two weeks and conclude the instructional year May 15.