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The coronavirus task force insisted progress is being made as concerns over shortages mount, and officials emphasized current social distancing guidelines. Here are the briefing highlights.
WESTERVILLE, Ohio (WOUB) — Kroger stores in most of Ohio will dedicate time for seniors and other customers at high risk for contracting the novel coronavirus to shop. This does not apply to Ohio’s Kroger locations in Marietta, Proctorville, and Belpre; see more information about this below. According to a press release, most Ohio Kroger… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Ohio Supreme Court Justice Maureen O’Connor on Thursday recommended that local governments release people at high risk for the novel coronavirus from jails. “An assessment should be done to determine whether or not they can safely be released given the fact of their age and maybe other health conditions that they… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WOSU) — Gov. Mike DeWine announced Friday that Mark Wagoner, Sr. is the first person to die from COVID-19 in Ohio. Wagoner had recently traveled to California. “We have now entered a new phase in our battle against the coronavirus,” DeWine said. Both DeWine and Lt. Gov. Jon Husted said they personally knew… 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
GALLIPOLIS, Ohio (WOUB) — Gallia County is reporting its first postitive case of COVID-19. The Gallia County Health Department confirmed the result on Facebook Friday, March 20 at 4:16 p.m. They were fully aware this was only a matter of time, as state health officials have said coronavirus has spread further than what current tests… Read More
“All taxpayers and businesses will have this additional time to file and make payments without interest or penalties,” Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Friday.