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Coronavirus Updates January 15

January 15, 2021 |

This week, Governor DeWine held press briefings on Tuesday and Thursday. At Tuesday’s press conference, Governor DeWine reported that there have been 7,981 new cases, 100 deaths, and 486 hospitalizations in the last 24 hours. Since vaccines arrived in the state in December, one of the areas of focus has been residents of nursing homes,…

Coronavirus Updates January 8

January 8, 2021 |

  This week, Governor DeWine held press briefings on Tuesday and Thursday. At Tuesday’s press conference, Governor DeWine recapped Phases 1A and 1B of Ohio’s vaccine distribution plan. Because the availability of the vaccine remains limited in Ohio and across the country, Ohio is taking a phased approach that prioritizes the most vulnerable citizens, those…

Coronavirus Updates December 18

December 18, 2020 |

This week, Governor DeWine held press briefings on Tuesday and Thursday. At Tuesday’s press conference, Governor DeWine reported that there have been 8,755 new cases, 103 deaths, 614 hospitalizations, and 74 ICU admissions in the last 24 hours. Governor DeWine also announced today that shipments of vaccines began arriving at hospitals around the state.  Yesterday,…

Coronavirus Updates December 11

December 11, 2020 |

This week, Governor DeWine held press briefings on Monday and Thursday. Monday, Governor DeWine reported 9,273 new cases, 63 deaths, 336 hospitalizations, and 40 ICU admissions. Each metric is above their 21-day averages. The Governor indicated that the rate of increase in new cases appears to be slowing down, but that it is difficult to…

The Legislative Leaders of Ohio’s 134th General Assembly

December 9, 2020 |

The leaders of the 134th General Assembly have been announced, and there are some new faces joining the leadership teams along with several returnees. The Senate GOP has elected Senator Matt Huffman (R-Lima) as the Senate President following the expiration of Senator Larry Obhof’s (R-Medina) Presidential term. Senator Jay Hottinger (R-Newark) will serve as the…

Coronavirus Updates December 4

December 4, 2020 |

This week, Governor DeWine held press briefings on Monday and Thursday. Monday’s briefing featured many nurses talking about the current situation in hospitals and nursing homes. Following the Thanksgiving Holiday, the Governor indicated that for the first time since the start of the pandemic, there are more than 5,000 coronavirus-infected people admitted as inpatients to…

Coronavirus Updates November 27

November 27, 2020 |

This week, Governor DeWine held a press briefing on Tuesday. At Tuesday’s press conference, Governor DeWine announced that the October unemployment rate is down to 5.6%, an improvement over the previous month. Additionally, Governor DeWine has received reports that there is 90% mask wearing compliance in retail establishments across the state. Despite increasing rates of…

Coronavirus Updates November 20

November 20, 2020 |

This week, Governor DeWine held press briefings on Tuesday and Thursday. At Tuesday’s press conference, Governor DeWine reported 7,079 new COVID cases, 30 deaths, 368 hospitalizations, and 27 ICU admissions. Since October, Ohio has seen a dramatic rise in hospitalizations and ICU admissions. Governor DeWine also reported that all 88 of Ohio’s counties continue to…

Ohio YMCA Youth & Government

November 16, 2020 |

In recognition of our panelists and speakers at the 2020 Post Election Conference, Impact Ohio makes a charitable donation in lieu of personal tokens of appreciation. This year’s donation is to Ohio YMCA Youth & Government. Ohio YMCA Youth & Government is a three-day learning conference in which students participate directly in a simulation of…