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The move frees up $50 billion for states to deal with the crisis. President Trump also announced a partnership with Google to expand testing to people who need it.
School systems across the Ohio Valley are responding to the coronavirus pandemic by canceling face-to-face classes and extending spring breaks. That’s left teachers, administrators and parents scrambling to meet the unexpected challenges to care for, feed, and educate children while they are away from school. Ashley Blankenship has two school-age children in Athens, Ohio. One… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Ohio University has made the decision to move to distance learning for the remainder of the spring semester at all campuses and locations. The move was made Friday after other colleges and universities in the state took similar measure as a precaution to the coronavirus outbreak. An announcement on the university’s… Read More
Like most everything else, Radio Free Athens has been impacted by the current situation pertaining to COVID-19, which the World Health Organization has deemed a pandemic. Although you won’t get to hear your favorite DJs on the air until at least April, we will be supplying faithful listeners with playlists in the meantime. Find them… Read More
ST. CLAIRSVILLE, Ohio — Two cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Belmont County. According to the Belmont County Health Department, a husband and wife in their 50’s tested positive after health officials there conducted the swab Wednesday. Deputy Health Commissioner Rob Sproul said the two had traveled to Washington D.C. for a political conference…. Read More
(UPDATE 3/15/20 1:32 p.m.) All Athens County Library locations will close from 6 p.m. on Monday March 16 through at least April 5, according to a press release. The libraries ask that anyone with flu-like symptoms refrain from visiting on the 16 “for the health and safety of their fellow patrons and staff.” Libraries that… Read More