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YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS | What you need to know about seeking unemployment benefits

YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS | What you need to know about seeking unemployment benefits

Between the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation of $600 a week for eligible workers plus the state's unemployment compensation, many individuals will receive 100 percent of their normal weekly wage as the emergency continues.
Ohio Emergency Management Agency will not call you asking for personal information

Ohio Emergency Management Agency will not call you asking for personal information

“If you receive such a call, it is a scam,” Ohio EMA Executive Director Sima Merick said.
The state has a message for you today: Stay home

The state has a message for you today: Stay home

Ohio's stay-at-home order expires April 6, but officials have hinted at an extension. Gov. Mike DeWine said, "We cannot let this monster up. ... We cannot walk away for it to rear up and kill more Ohioans."
Troubling trends: Mahoning County leads in COVID-19 deaths, cases

Troubling trends: Mahoning County leads in COVID-19 deaths, cases

At 153 confirmed cases, it has the highest per capita rate among the 10 most populous counties; officials are concerned that too many residents aren't taking shelter-in-place order seriously.
Trump: Coronavirus 'surge is coming'

Trump: Coronavirus 'surge is coming'

Dr. Deborah Birx, White House coronavirus response coordinator, said projections show that 100,000 to 200,000 Americans could die from the disease.
BREAKING | State reporting 2,199 confirmed cases; Mahoning data troubling

BREAKING | State reporting 2,199 confirmed cases; Mahoning data troubling

Mahoning County's nine reported COVID-19 deaths is the highest among all Ohio's 88 counties, according to the state's COVID-19 dashboard, which maps confirmed cases, hospitalizations and deaths in each county.
Watch: Gov. Mike DeWine's Tuesday coronavirus updates

Watch: Gov. Mike DeWine's Tuesday coronavirus updates

Gov. Mike DeWine and Dr. Amy Acton provide their daily 2 p.m. update on coronavirus in Ohio.
ONE Health Ohio awarded $67,000 in an effort to fight COVID-19

ONE Health Ohio awarded $67,000 in an effort to fight COVID-19

The Health Resources and Services Administration has distributed 100 million dollars to 1,381 HRSA-funded health centers across the country to help with the COVID-19 pandemic.
America Makes initiative to address equipment shortage in COVID-19 battle

America Makes initiative to address equipment shortage in COVID-19 battle

“We have seen so much innovation throughout the additive manufacturing industry related to the COVID-19 pandemic,” John Wilczynski, executive director of America Makes, said.
Mahoning health chief: 'We need to be better at beating this virus'

Mahoning health chief: 'We need to be better at beating this virus'

Health Commissioner Ryan Tekac urged people to continue to stay at home and to practice smart shopping habits — designate one person to shop, create a list and try to purchase necessities "for a whole week or longer."