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Gov. Mike DeWine

DeWine: State Still Working to Gather Personal Protective Equipment

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WYSO) — At his press conference on Wednesday, Governor Mike DeWine made a public plea to Ohio’s hospitals, asking them to save their N95 protective masks so they can be decontaminated. Rather than discard masks after use, the Columbus-based Battelle research organization has developed a new method of decontaminating the protective devices so… Read More

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WATCH: What’s it Like to be Pregnant Amid a Pandemic? New and Prospective Mothers Share Stories

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Across the U.S., expectant parents and those who have recently given birth are confronting an unanticipated layer of stress due to coronavirus. Health care providers have had to rethink how best to offer prenatal care at a time people are being told to stay home. And some hospitals have barred visitors — including partners —… Read More

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Jackson County Confirms First Two Positive Cases of COVID-19

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JACKSON, Ohio (WOUB) — Jackson County has confirmed the first two cases of COVID-19 in the county. The first case was confirmed the night of Tuesday, April 7 in a release from Jackson County Health Commissioner Kevin Aston. The second positive case was confirmed by the health department on Facebook Wednesday, April 8. One patient is… Read More

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Federal Hocking Senior Brad Russell heading to Muskingum for basketball

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ATHENS, OH — Three simple, yet powerful words. “I would say probably the biggest thing is to never give up,” Federal Hocking senior Brad Russell said. Senior Brad Russell had every reason to want to give up. His freshmen year at Federal Hocking, the Lancers didn’t win a single game. The following year, just two. His… Read More

Gov. Mike DeWine

Manual on Allocating Scarce Resources Circulating Among Ohio Hospitals

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The Ohio Hospital Association has sent out its guidelines for allocating scarce resources, detailing what medical staff should do if they don’t have the equipment they need to treat patients with COVID-19. The Ohio Hospital Association’s guidelines are now circulating among its members and the group is taking input. Gov. Mike… Read More

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“Bedlam” Looks at the Mental Health Crisis in the U.S. on INDEPENDENT LENS, Monday April 13 at 10 pm


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KENNETH ROSENBERG’S BEDLAM TO MAKE ITS BROADCAST DEBUT ON PBS’S INDEPENDENT LENS ON APRIL 13, 2020 Psychiatrist and Filmmaker Kenneth Rosenberg Examines the Mental Health Crisis Through Intimate Stories of Those In-and-Out of ERs, Jails and Homeless Camps in Los Angeles, While Searching for Answers to His Own Late Sister’s Mental Illness   In an… Read More