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The Senate is hoping for a vote on Monday, but congressional leaders said on Sunday they have yet to reach agreement on what would be the largest bill yet in response to the outbreak.
While saying it’s an “absolutely crucial time”, Gov. Mike DeWine said he’s issuing an order for all Ohioans to stay at home starting at 11:59pm Monday – what’s being called a “shelter in place” order in other states. DeWine said the order includes three parts: Stay at home order allows for leaving home for health… Read More
MARIETTA, Ohio (WOUB) — Officials in Marietta, Ohio confirmed the first positive case of COVID-19 in the city on Sunday, March 22. According to a release from the Marietta/Belpre City Health Department, the person is a woman in her 50s who traveled outside of Washington County to an area with known cases. She is currently isolated… Read More
Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is ordering abortion clinics to stop all non-essential procedures. Those facilities are fighting back, saying their services are essential. Yost sent letters to Planned Parenthood of Southwest Ohio and the Women’s Med Center of Dayton, telling them to immediately stop performing non-essential and elective surgical abortions. Predictably, Ohio Right to Life… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio — There are now three deaths related to coronavirus in Ohio. Gov. Mike DeWine is opening the state’s emergency operating center, shutting down centers serving people with disabilities and allowing bigger loads to be trucked to grocery stores and medical facilities. The two new deaths are from Cuyahoga and Erie Counties. They join… Read More