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A "No COVID tests" sign on front doors of Powell, Ohio library

The current COVID wave is affecting nearly everything in Ohio right now

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Much of the attention in recent days has been focused on Ohio’s hospitals that have been overwhelmed because of COVID patients. Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine recently called in more than 2,000 Ohio National Guard members to help in those facilities. But it’s not just Ohio hospitals that are struggling… Read More

Elizabeth McQuade talks about her experience as a dispatcher

Athens County 9-1-1 Asking More Questions As Coronavirus Precaution

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) – Be ready to answer a few additional questions when calling 9-1-1 in Athens. In light of the coronavirus spread, Teresa Fouts-Imler, supervisor of the Athens County 9-1-1 center said dispatchers are asking questions to help protect first responders. She said the dispatchers have been asking whether The patient has flu-like symptoms… Read More