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Health & Wellness Section :: Page 4

  • First case of COVID-19 in Yellow Springs confirmed

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

    On Tuesday, April 7, local authorities were informed of the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in the village.

  • Keeping the faith amid crisis

    Local faith groups have not held face-to-face services for several weeks now, adopting alternative ways to worship and come together.

  • YS food relief effort: An update

    A brief updated provided by Melissa Heston, outreach manager for the Yellow Springs Community Foundation, who is focusing on local food relief efforts during the coronavirus crisis.

  • Making masks— Villagers stitch to save lives

    Locally, sewing-machine-wielding villagers have beaten the CDC to the proverbial punch, having already mobilized a large effort to provide face masks for those in the community and surrounding areas who work daily in the village’s public eye.

  • Dayton law firm releases resources for tenants during COVID-19

    Attorneys at the Dayton office of Advocates for Legal Equality, or ABLE, have put together a website as a resource for tenants during the coronavirus crisis.

  • Fear, hope, anxiety, gratitude— Villagers talk sheltering in place

    As Ohio made its way through the second week of the governor’s mandate that all Ohioans “stay at home,” the News reached out to several villagers to find out how they’re navigating their lives under the order.

  • Meeting need, block by block

    In the latest effort to identify — and meet — local needs during the coronavirus crisis, local leaders are empowering 31 neighborhood block contacts throughout the village.

  • How Ohioans are changing their behavior after the stay-at-home order

    Ohioans are traveling and buying less, while visiting parks more, new data released by the state suggests. Dr. Amy Acton presented some of the figures at the governor’s briefing on Saturday, April 4.

  • New message for visitors: stay home

    Earlier this week, the Village of Yellow Springs erected three electronic signs with public messaging at the gateways to town in an attempt to inform, and also deter visitors during the statewide “stay-at-home” order.

    After a throng of tourists visited the prior week, some flaunting social distancing rules, the Village, Glen Helen and the Chamber are discouraging visitors.

  • Getting Affairs in Order

    Resources to help you get your affairs in order.