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30th World Congress on Nursing and Nursing Care


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ConferenceSeries LLC Ltd is pleased to invite you to participate in the 30th World Nursing Care and Nursing practice (Nursing Care Conference 2020) during October 21-22, 2020.Theme:“The Future Innovation of Patient Safety and Healthcare”.Nursing is a healthcare profession that is structured and requires discipline. Nurses play a vital role in the healthcare field and thus… Read More

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

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Is The U.S. Government Paying Twice For Coronavirus Vaccine?

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — COVID-19 vaccine development continues to be the subject of political jostling, with President Trump contradicting top U.S. health officials regarding timeline and efficacy. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say they expect to distribute vaccines publicly at no cost to the patient. But what will the government pay, and how much… Read More

Rep. Grendell addresses the House following her election to the 76th district seat

Republican Lawmaker Pushes Bill To Cancel COVID State of Emergency

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — A Republican representative who’s been critical of Ohio’s response to coronavirus has proposed a bill to cancel the state of emergency order from March – the foundation of many of the state’s COVID restrictions. Rep. Diane Grendell (R-Chesterland) said things could, in her words, “go back to normal” with no state of… Read More

A banner over Court St. in Athens urges people to wear masks.

Athens Co. Confirms 12 COVID-19 Cases For September 18

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 581 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 12 cases were confirmed Friday. The Athens City-County Health Department confirmed the news in a press release sent September 18. Analysis of Ohio Department of Health data indicates eight of these new cases involved… Read More

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Ky. Health Officials Suggest Revisions To Food Producer Fee Proposal After Blowback

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (OVR) — Kentucky health officials are suggesting revisions to a proposed regulation that would have dramatically increased food safety inspection fees for some small food producers. Department officials said they received hundreds of public comments on the proposal with concerns about fee increases and they now plan to limit fees according to a producer’s… Read More

Few people wore masks at this Women for Trump event in Columbus recently

Gov. DeWine Explains Why Mask Mandate Isn’t Being Enforced At Political Rallies

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Pictures of people at political rallies in Ohio recently have shown most of them unmasked, in large crowds. The state’s mask mandate has gone unenforced at those events. Ohio Governor Mike DeWine said the state hasn’t enforced the mask mandate in churches because he respects the freedom of religion… Read More

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Athens Co. Remains At Level 2 Public Health Emergency, Confirms 12 COVID-19 Cases For September 17

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County stayed at a Level 2 Public Health Emergency as 12 COVID-19 cases confirmed Thursday brought its total to 569 since the beginning of the pandemic. The Athens City-County Health Department confirmed the news in a press release sent September 17. Gov. Mike DeWine released this week’s Ohio Public Health… Read More

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1 In 6 Ohio Districts Ask To Add Extra Seating For Sports

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Records show that about one in six Ohio school districts asked the state for permission to add additional spectators for fall sporting events. The requests followed Gov. Mike DeWine’s plan last month setting limits on how many people could attend contests such as high school football and soccer games. The review… Read More

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Athens Co. Confirms 17 COVID-19 Cases For September 16

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 557 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 17 cases were confirmed Wednesday. The Athens City-County Health Department confirmed the news in a press release sent September 16. Analysis of Ohio Department of Health data indicates 15 of these new cases involved… Read More

Ohio State Marching Band and Alumni Marching Band Members perform Script Ohio at an Ohio State football game

Big Ten Will Resume College Football Season In October

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WOSU) — Ohio State football is coming back in October. In a reversal from last month, the Big Ten presidents voted unanimously to resume the football season starting the weekend of Oct. 23-24, 2020. The conference announced Wednesday that each team will have an eight-game schedule. Along with a return date, the conference also set requirements for… Read More

Gov. Mike DeWine signs House Bill 606 in a virtual signing ceremony from his home in Cedarville. Lt. Gov. Jon Husted was in his Columbus office, and Speaker Bob Cupp (R-Lima) and Senate President Larry Obhof (R-Medina) joined from their homes.

DeWine Signs Law Offering Legal Immunity For COVID-Related Lawsuits

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — As he hinted he would, Gov. Mike DeWine has signed a law that will shield first responders, businesses and schools from COVID-19 related lawsuits. It’s one of the first coronavirus immunity laws in the country. The law’s sponsors say it will provide immunity for law enforcement, medical professionals and large… Read More

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine

Ohio COVID-19 Deaths Spike, State Launches Effort to Help Unemployed

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WKSU) — Cuyahoga County has the highest unemployment rate in the state at 12.9%. That statistic has led the state to pilot a new program there to help connect people to training and available jobs. Called Ohio to Work, the program has been developed by the state’s JobsOhio agency, which its director J.B…. Read More

A banner over Court St. in Athens urges people to wear masks.

Athens Co. Confirms Eight COVID-19 Cases For September 15

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 540 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after eight cases were confirmed Tuesday. The Athens City-County Health Department confirmed the news in a press release sent September 15. Analysis of Ohio Department of Health data indicates seven of these new cases involved… Read More

Uptown Athens during coronavirus emergency

Coronavirus Relief Aid Available For Athens Residents

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — The city of Athens has close to $100,000 in emergency relief funds to help residents pay their utility bills or their rent or mortgage payments. Because of federal restrictions, in order to receive this aid applicants must demonstrate a direct link between their hardships and the coronavirus pandemic. That may be… Read More

The Statehouse building

Top Leaders In Ohio Senate Under Quarantine After One Tests Positive for COVID-19

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Sen. Bob Peterson (R-Washington Court House), the Ohio Senate President Pro Tempore, has tested positive for COVID-19. Peterson, along with Senate President Larry Obhof (R-Medina) have placed themselves under quarantine. A spokesperson for the Senate Majority Caucus says Peterson is doing “ok.” Peterson even participated in Monday’s virtual meeting of… Read More

Ohio voters

Bid By Ohio’s Secretary Of State To Make Ballots Postage Paid Is Rejected

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — A panel of lawmakers has shot down a request by Ohio’s Republican Secretary of State that would have allowed his office to pay for postage for mail-in ballots. Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose wanted approval from the Ohio Controlling Board to take $3 million dollars from a fund his… Read More