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Health & Wellness Section :: Page 3
The current medical crisis of COVID-19, while physical in nature, affects our mental health, whether we contract the virus or not.
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.
The News answers some last-minute questions about the voting process in the extended March 17 primary election.
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.
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.
The full plan will be released over the coming weeks, state officials said.
Villagers reported varying levels of difficulty with the unemployment application process, with the process working more smoothly for some than others.
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.
Ohio’s K-12 schools will remain closed and teaching continue remotely until the end of the school year, Gov. Mike DeWine announced on Monday, April 20.
Antioch College has enacted sweeping furloughs, hour reductions and pay cuts in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.