Ohio Department Of Health

Andy Chow

Doctor Amy Acton, the chief health adviser to Governor Mike DeWine, is officially leaving the administration.

Scientists are testing sewage in Columbus, Cleveland, Cincinnati and other Ohio cities as a way to get advance warning of COVID-19 hotspots.  

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State officials are pushing back against the false claim that COVID-19 cases are being counted more than once. 

Data released today by the Ohio Department of Health places 19 of Ohio's 88 counties -- including the most populous - under a level three public health advisory, triggering a public health order requiring masks worn indoors and when social distancing is not possible.  

Marian Jacques

The Ohio Department of Health is reporting another near-record number of new COVID-19 cases.  

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Franklin County is one of seven counties that scored highest  on color-coded coronavirus risk map of Ohio unveiled today.

Ohio Department of Health officials say nearly 70 percent of COVID-19 deaths in the state have come from nursing homes and other long-term care facilities. 

Associated Press

Ohio has reported yet another one-day spike in COVID-19 cases as pandemic figures continue to rise day-by-day. 

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine says the number of cases of COVID-19 in Ohio, which had been trending upward in the past week, took a sharp jump up in the past 24 hours, with 892 additional cases.  

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Interim Ohio Department of Health Director Lance Himes has signed an order allowing county fairs and animal exhibitions to re-open from COVID-19 closures with strict safety standards in place. 

Doctor Amy Acton, Ohio’s health director, is stepping down.

The Ohio Senate has rejected a house-passed measure to limit the powers of the governor and state health director in issuing health orders.

The Ohio Department of Health and the Ohio Hospital Association will distribute remdesivir, an unproven antiviral treatment for COVID-19. 

The Ohio Channel

Ohio health director Amy Acton says at least five of Ohio's COVID-19 cases date back to January.

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The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction says a nurse at Pickaway Correctional Institution has died of complications from COVID-19.  

State health officials reported another one-day record number of coronavirus cases on Sunday, a spike of more than one-thousand to eleven-thousand-600 cases.  

State officials say there are now more than five-thousand confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ohio, with 193 deaths and nearly 15-hundred hospitalizations.  

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Ohio's coronavirus tracking website is now showing a breakdown of cases and deaths by race and ethnicity. 

Ohio Public Radio

The state will now start tracking ventilators through a new database. 

Governor Mike DeWine capped a week of orders limiting people’s travel and virus exposure with a “Stay At Home” order begins Monday at midnight and extends through April 6th.  He says there are some “common sense” exemptions.

Central Ohio based t-shirt company Homage is selling a new shirt design inspired by Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton. 

Ohio Public Radio

Hospitals and labs around the state are running low on coronavirus test kits.

The Ohio Department of Health has ordered the polls closed today, delaying the state's presidential primary until June 2nd. 

The number of COVID-19 cases in Ohio is up to five, and officials believe it's just the beginning. 

Ohio Public Radio

State health officials say the fourth confirmed case of COVID-19, the disease caused by coronavirus, had no contact with others and didn't travel overseas.

The state has confirmed the first three cases of COVID-19, leading Governor Mike DeWine to sign a declaration of emergency.

Three Ohioans have tested positive for the coronavirus, and Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has declared a state of emergency.  

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State health officials are ready to start testing 400 patients showing possible coronavirus symptoms. 

The state has opened a call center for anyone who has questions about the potential spread of coronavirus and COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus.

Ohio Department of Health officials are awaiting word on three possible cases of coronavirus.