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Coronavirus Updates April 24

April 24, 2020 |

Everyone is anxiously awaiting the announcements that Governor DeWine plans to make next week.  On Monday, he intends to outline his plans to reopen Ohio’s economy in a slow, methodical process.   The DeWine Administration has continued their daily press conferences on the coronavirus pandemic.  The daily briefings on the COVID-19 pandemic in Ohio are at…

Expanding Telehealth Capacity in Ohio

April 23, 2020 |

Providing quality health care during the COVID-19 pandemic is challenging. Social distancing requirements and stay at home orders have pushed providers to adopt new technology and treat patients at a distance. Telehealth allows providers the opportunity to consult with patients from afar via video conferencing. The expansion of telehealth preserves the limited supply of personal…

Controlling Board April 20 Meeting

April 21, 2020 |

The Ohio Controlling Board met a second time this month on April 20 to consider additional funding issues related to the COVID-19 crisis. The Controlling Board is a mechanism for handling necessary adjustments to the state budget. The Board meets approximately every two weeks to consider and vote on requests for action that are submitted…

Coronavirus Updates April 17

April 17, 2020 |

  This week, Governor DeWine started talking about plans to reopen Ohio’s economy in a slow, methodical process.   The DeWine Administration has continued their daily press conferences on the coronavirus pandemic.  The daily briefings on the COVID-19 pandemic in Ohio are still at 2 p.m., and can be watched live on the Ohio Channel, Ohio Public…

Ohio Controlling Board to Address COVID-19 Issues

April 10, 2020 |

The Ohio Controlling Board plans to meet on April 13 at 1:30 p.m. to consider funding issues related to the COVID-19 crisis. The Controlling Board is a mechanism for handling necessary adjustments to the state budget. The Board meets approximately every two weeks to consider and vote on requests for action that are submitted by…

Coronavirus Updates–April 10

April 10, 2020 |

Governor DeWine’s “Stay at Home” order has now been in place for nearly three weeks.  He, along with Dr. Amy Acton and Lt. Governor Jon Husted continue their daily press conferences on the coronavirus pandemic.  The daily briefings on the COVID-19 pandemic in Ohio are still at 2 p.m., and can be watched live on the…

Ohio House Announces OHIO 2020 Economic Recovery Task Force

April 8, 2020 |

Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder convened a bipartisan task force to lay the foundation for economic recovery from COVID-19 in Ohio. Householder named 24 members to the OHIO 2020 task force on Monday, April 6. The group of legislators is bipartisan with 17 republicans and 7 democrats representing a diverse range of communities throughout Ohio.…

Coronavirus and the 2020 Census

April 6, 2020 |

The U.S. Constitution requires a national census be preformed every 10 years. Census results are essential in ensuing accurate political representation and federal funding for various programs like Medicaid, food stamps, and federally subsidized housing. However, due to the global Coronavirus pandemic, many delays and changes have been made to U.S. Census Bureau’s operations. April…

COVID-19 UPDATES IN OHIO–April 3

April 3, 2020 |

  Each day around 2 p.m., Ohioans have been fortunate to receive updates from Governor DeWine, Dr. Amy Acton, Director of the Ohio Department of Health, and many other leaders in Ohio regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.   These daily briefings can be watched live on the Ohio Channel, Ohio Public TV (PBS stations), and other Columbus-based outlets.…