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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. 

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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. 

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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.  

At a press conference this morning, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine clarified that spectators will not be permitted at the Arnold Sports Festival scheduled to open this morning in downtown Columbus. 

Another Ohioan is being tested for coronavirus. 

Ohio has ranked near the bottom of states on infant mortality. 

The Ohio Department of Health says  more than 200 people are being self-quarantined and monitored for possible coronavirus symptoms.  

State health officials say flu-related hospitalizations continue to rise. 

The last of five Ohioans tested for the coronavirus is in the clear.  

The Ohio Department of Health is reporting another suspected case of the Coronavirus in the state, but is not confirming who or where.  


Public health leaders say the flu has hit the Buckeye State hard.

The Ohio Department of Health says the number of drug overdose deaths in 2018 declined from the previous year. 

The Ohio Department of Health says 186  women died from pregnancy-related causes between 2008 and 2016, a ratio of 14.7 per 100,000 live births.

The Ohio Department of Health says the number of suicides rose by 45 percent over the last decade, and by more than 50 percent among young people.

An embattled abortion clinic, the only one in Dayton, has received a license from the state to perform surgical abortions.

The Dayton area's last abortion clinic is trying to avoid closure by pursuing a new state license and intervention by a federal court after the Ohio Supreme Court again refused to hear its appeal. 

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State officials are reporting more cases of vaping-related  breathing illnesses.

Ohio Department of Health officials are investigating 11 additional reports of severe breathing illnesses among vapers.

Ohio Department of Health officials say the number of fatal drug overdoses declined for the first time since 2009.

Governor Mike DeWine says the Ohio Department of Medicaid has received federal approval for it's Children's Health Insurance Program initiative, designed to enhance and expand Medicaid's lead abatement program.

Mount Carmel Health officials have traced the outbreak of Legionnaires' Disease at its newly opened Grove City  hospital to its hot water system.