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Kid grabs candy from Cathy Baker while saying "Trick-or-treat" in Athens, Ohio on Oct, 26, 2017.

Ohio Guidelines Discourage Traditional Trick-Or-Treating

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio has released guidelines for Halloween that discourage traditional trick-or-treating. The guidelines provided by the Ohio Department of Health on Friday also strongly recommend that haunted houses and hayrides be canceled. The guidelines recommend trick-or-treating alternatives such as drive-through events with children in cars collecting treats from individuals spaced at least… Read More

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Athens Co. Confirms Seven COVID-19 Cases For September 19

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 588 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after seven cases were confirmed Saturday. The Athens City-County Health Department confirmed the news in a press release sent September 19. Analysis of Ohio Department of Health data indicates six of these new cases involved… Read More