Ohio Vax-a-Million details announced

COLUMBUS – Ohio Department of Health Director Stephanie McCloud and Ohio Lottery Director Pat McDonald Monday morning announced details for Ohio Vax-a-Million, a series of five weekly statewide drawings to increase awareness of the availability and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines and provide incentives to Ohioans to get a COVID-19 vaccination. Ohioans 18 and older who have […]

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Newark Strawberry Festival Cancelled

NEWARK, OH — The Kiwanis Club of Newark, Ohio, has canceled its 2021 Newark Strawberry Festival due to the ongoing concerns related to COVID-19. “We explored several options and had many discussions with community leaders and experts,” said Phil Frye, festival chairperson. “We decided that canceling this year’s festival is the right decision because our […]

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Governor DeWine Issues New Nursing Home Order for Staff Members

COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted provided the following updates on Ohio’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  LONG-TERM CARE/NURSING FACILITY TESTING ORDER Governor DeWine announced Monday that a new Ohio Department of Health order will exempt fully vaccinated staff in nursing homes and assisted living facilities from routine testing. Staff members who are not […]

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