public health orders

Ohio House of Representatives

For the first time in more than a century, an Ohio lawmaker has drafted articles of impeachment against a sitting governor.

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine said Friday a health order for performance theaters is in the works. 

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine is clearing the way for high school sports to return this fall.

A Franklin County judge has upheld the state's order banning the sale of alcohol after 10 pm at bars and restaurants.

A revised health order continues to state that contact sports teams cannot conduct games with other teams, and cannot allow spectators at their scrimmages.

Ohio Public Radio

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine vetoed a bill Friday, as promised, that would have prohibited criminal penalties for violations of state or local health orders related to the coronavirus pandemic as the number of daily cases hit a new record of 1,679 cases.

Ohio Governor Mike Dewine made an unusual direct address to Ohioans late this afternoon, as the number of COVID-19 cases and hospital admission rises. 

Ohio Department of Health

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has resisted calls to make masks mandatory in Ohio, but with the dramatic rise in cases of COVID-19 in recent weeks he has partially relented.