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Long-term care facilities urged to take action to protect against COVID-19

Long-term care facilities urged to take action to protect against COVID-19

“Exercising good hand-washing, cough etiquette and other preventive measures can significantly reduce the risk of contracting any respiratory illness,” ODH Director Amy Acton said.
Brown, other senators urge employers not to penalize workers over coronavirus

Brown, other senators urge employers not to penalize workers over coronavirus

“No one should be penalized by their employer or put in any financial duress for following CDC guidance,” the senators said in a letter.
Ohio convenes advisory group to consult on coronavirus

Ohio convenes advisory group to consult on coronavirus

“Ohio stands prepared, and we have taken a very aggressive approach to make sure we are ready if a case does happen in Ohio,” Amy Acton, director of the Ohio Department of Health, said.
U.S. House passes $8.3B package to combat coronavirus

U.S. House passes $8.3B package to combat coronavirus

“This legislation will give our nation the resources it needs to respond to the coronavirus,” U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan said.
Diocese of Youngstown takes steps to protect against coronavirus, flu

Diocese of Youngstown takes steps to protect against coronavirus, flu

The measures are temporary and will be reviewed before Holy Week.
What you need to know about coronavirus

What you need to know about coronavirus

Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom; before eating and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
Mahoning health officials work to get ahead of coronavirus

Mahoning health officials work to get ahead of coronavirus

“It’s not a time to panic. It’s a time to just be aware and be cautious and to start practicing some of these tips,” said Ryan Tekac, Mahoning County health commissioner.