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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."
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.
DeWine issues order extending schools closure to May 1

DeWine issues order extending schools closure to May 1

"Is it possible that we'll have to continue the way it is now until the end of the school year? Yes, it is. That's certainly possible. We just don't know yet," Gov. Mike DeWine said.
There’s little time for physicians to celebrate National Doctor’s Day

There’s little time for physicians to celebrate National Doctor’s Day

"We came to work for you, so please stay at home for us. That's probably one of the best ways to help support the providers is to trust in the work that's being done within the health system in how we respond to this pandemic," said Dr. Eric Adkins at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.
CDC warns against coronavirus self-treatment with aquarium chemicals

CDC warns against coronavirus self-treatment with aquarium chemicals

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a warning against the use of a commercially-sold aquarium chemical as a treatment for the COVID-19 virus.
Recovering COVID-19 patient leaves a heartfelt message for his caregivers

Recovering COVID-19 patient leaves a heartfelt message for his caregivers

After 10 days in Cleveland Clinic's ICU, a recovering COVID-19 patient left a message of thanks to his care team on the isolation glass that was his 'window to the world' during treatment.
Social distancing doesn’t mean social disconnecting

Social distancing doesn’t mean social disconnecting

AARP Ohio Director Holly Holtzen suggests checking in on older neighbors who might be isolated, and sending cards, letters, magazines or other items to loved ones at assisted-living facilities.
As many childcare centers close, state focuses on unemployment demands

As many childcare centers close, state focuses on unemployment demands

This week, more than 400,000 people visited the state's unemployment website seeking benefits.
Ohio legislature approves COVID-19 relief bill

Ohio legislature approves COVID-19 relief bill

Many of the provisions included in the bill remain in place until either Gov. Mike DeWine’s order declaring a state of emergency is repealed or Dec. 1, whichever comes first.