Archive

You are viewing the March 24, 2020 daily archives

Ohio Department of Job and Family Services

State Jobless Filings Will be Released Weekly, Not Daily, as Feds Demand

By:
Posted on:

The numbers of Ohioans filing for unemployment benefits are rising daily – so many that the state’s unemployment website was having trouble handling them. And the state is now clarifying why it will no longer do daily releases about how many people are filing jobless claims. For the first few days of shutdowns related to… Read More

West End Ciderworks and Distillery in Athens, Ohio.

West End Distillery Produces Hand Sanitizer to Combat Shortage

By:
Posted on:

ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Along with gin, bourbon, vodka, and ciders, staff at West End Ciderhouse and Distillery are now making hand sanitizer for the Athens County community. Deanna Schwartz, co-founder of West End Ciderhouse and West End Distillery, said the distillery began this process about a week and a half ago to combat a… Read More

A sink faucet with running water.

CORRECTION: Glouster Utility Customers Make Payments – Avoid March 23 Shutoffs

By:
Posted on:

CORRECTION: This updated version corrects a report from Monday, March 23 that indicated a shut off had occurred. The Village of Glouster stated the correct information is customers who faced shut offs paid their bills before Monday’s scheduled shut offs and no shut offs occured. GLOUSTER, Ohio (WOUB) — All customers of Glouster Water and… Read More

Primary Care Physicians are on the Front Line of Battle Against COVID-19


Posted on:

While we concentrate on medical pandemic experts and public health officials for prognostications about the Coronavirus pandemic, primary care physicians are often on the frontlines of the battle against COVID-19. They frequently go unnoticed by the pundits and the policymakers. They are the “unsung heroes” of this fight, says Dr. Kenneth H. Johnson, the Executive… Read More

OhioHealth

COVID-19 Testing Facility Opens in Athens for Those Referred by Physician

By:
Posted on:

ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — An outpatient COVID-19 testing facility opened Tuesday in Athens in response to the coronavirus pandemic. OhioHealth spokesperson, Keely Stockwell, says they are not making the location public because people are only to show up there unless referred by a physician. “This testing site is not an on-demand testing site for the… Read More