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Coronavirus Updates September 25

September 25, 2020 |

This week, Governor DeWine held press briefings on Tuesday and Thursday. On Tuesday,  Governor DeWine announced a new data dashboard.  The new dashboard gives citizens access to COVID-19 case data by race or ethnicity. The data can be broken down by age and county and compared to the overall Ohio population. The data shows the…

“The State of Racism & Racial Equity in Ohio” Panel Announced

September 21, 2020 |

Impact Ohio is pleased to announce the panelists for “The State of Racism & Racial Equity in Ohio” session at the 2020 Post Election Conference. The panelists will focus on racial equity in Ohio, speak about how racism affects Ohioans, and discuss actions the General Assembly is taking to address racism and racial equity. The…

Coronavirus Updates September 18

September 18, 2020 |

This week, Governor DeWine held press briefings on Tuesday and Thursday. On Tuesday,  Governor DeWine announced “Ohio to Work,” which is a collaboration between employers, the governor’s office, and JobsOhio.  The hope is that Ohio to Work will help in the current climate where it’s challenging to find a job and many Ohioans lost their…

Coronavirus Updates September 11

September 11, 2020 |

This week, Governor DeWine held press briefings on Tuesday and Thursday. On Tuesday, Governor DeWine announced that thousands of Ohio children who qualify for free or reduced-price meals but are currently learning remotely, will soon receive additional money to purchase foods through the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program made possible by the Federal Families…

“Election 2020: Observations from the Media” Panel Announced

September 11, 2020 |

As the 2020 Impact Ohio Post Election Conference nears, we are excited to announce the panelists for the “Election 2020: Observations from the Media” session. Impact Ohio has invited experts in journalism and reporting to share their thoughts on Election Day results and what role media has played in the 2020 election season. The 2020…

Coronavirus Updates September 4

September 4, 2020 |

This week, Governor DeWine held press briefings on Tuesday and Thursday. On Tuesday, Lt. Governor Husted announced that over 900 grant requests have been approved for the K-12 Broadband Connectivity Grant to go towards hotspots and internet-enabled devices allowing 121,000 students to gain high-speed internet in their homes.  Also, on Tuesday, Lt. Governor Husted provided an…

Coronavirus Updates August 28

August 28, 2020 |

This week, Governor DeWine held press briefings on Tuesday and Thursday. On Tuesday, Governor DeWine reinforced his order that outdoor sporting events will have a limit of 1,500 fans or 15% of fixed permanent seating capacity to allow for social distancing throughout the entirety of the event. For indoor events, Governor DeWine said the limit…

Register Now for the 2020 Post Election Conference

August 25, 2020 |

Registration is now open for the 2020 Impact Ohio Post Election Conference! After much consideration, this year’s conference will be transitioning to all virtual attendance and will not include in-person seats. We heard from many of you that virtual attendance was preferred in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, and we agree that it is the safest…

Coronavirus Update August 21

August 21, 2020 |

This week, Governor DeWine held press briefings on Tuesday and Thursday. On Tuesday, Governor DeWine offered some details on the much-awaited guidance for fall high school sports. He gave the Ohio High School Athletic Association the green light for fall sports, including contact sports.  Many fall teams have been practicing but were awaiting guidance on…