Health Care

As coronavirus continues to hit Ohio, public health officials take the...

For the second time during the pandemic, Delaware General Health District imposed a lockdown and called the police April 23. Commissioner Sheila Hiddleson, a nurse...

Legislator: If schools don’t open this fall, “real chaos” will ensue

In arguing that schools should be able to reopen on their own terms in the fall, a Republican legislator said the state health director...

Lawmakers: Trump’s environmental rollbacks threaten minority communities

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is suspending key environmental reviews during the pandemic that critics warn could further harm poor and minority neighborhoods around...

We don’t know where Ohioans are contracting COVID-19

Everyone knows the numbers. About 40,000 Ohioans have contracted COVID-19, 2,500 have died. That’s a piece of the 2 million infected Americans, more than 114,000...

Amid other challenges, Medicaid department conducting massive overhaul

The Ohio Department of Medicaid is working on a complete revamp of the lion’s share of the $27 billion program amid complaints that it...

House bill requires health depts. to report COVID-19 data it already...

Is it that the Ohio Department of Health is deliberately withholding some COVID-19 information from the public? Or, is it that the department does present...

Hundreds support Ohio Senate public health crisis declaration on racism

A state Senate committee heard hours of testimony Tuesday supporting the declaration of racism as a public health crisis. Cosponsors Sen. Sandra Williams, D-Cleveland; and...

Minority Strike Force Town Halls: Infant mortality, underlying conditions at heart...

Medical professionals and minority advocacy groups came together last week to give their input on recommendations from the state’s coronavirus Minority Strike Force. In three...

New COVID-19 cases slow down over last month in Ohio

The rate of new COVID-19 cases in Ohio has trickled downward since early May, an analysis of state data shows. The 10-day average of new...

DeWine won’t ‘critique’ handling of D.C. protests, but has sent Ohio...

Ohio earlier this week sent 100 members of the National Guard to serve under President Donald Trump in Washington, D.C., where they’re likely to...
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