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Ohio sees higher revenues in February, but coronavirus raises concerns

Ohio sees higher revenues in February, but coronavirus raises concerns

The news comes as Gov. Mike DeWine and Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton recommended large, indoor gatherings in Ohio be canceled or postponed due to the coronavirus.
UPDATE | Warren hospital caring for patient who tested positive for coronavirus

UPDATE | Warren hospital caring for patient who tested positive for coronavirus

Spokesman Jonathon Fauvie told Mahoning Matters this evening the hospital is still caring for that patient.
Election officials don’t want coronavirus to sideline Ohio voters

Election officials don’t want coronavirus to sideline Ohio voters

About 35,000 poll workers are needed for an election in Ohio, and Jen Miller, executive director of the League of Women Voters in Ohio, said there are some concerns right now about a shortage for the primary.
Many fast-moving developments in Valley's coronavirus front

Many fast-moving developments in Valley's coronavirus front

From schools to election boards, public bodies across the Mahoning Valley are adjusting to the announcement that novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, has come to Ohio.
YSU planning 'alternative' classes amid coronavirus concerns

YSU planning 'alternative' classes amid coronavirus concerns

The university has also extended spring break, canceled indoor events through the end of the month and suspended university-sponsored travel.
What you need to know about the coronavirus in Ohio — and beyond

What you need to know about the coronavirus in Ohio — and beyond

The three people who contracted COVID-19 are in their 50s. Two are a married couple who recently took a cruise along the Nile River. A third attended the American Israel Public Affairs Committee conference last week in Washington, D.C.
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.