COVID-19 in Ohio

During pandemic, Ohio school district saw mental health hospitalizations surge

Eighty-four students at Hilliard City Schools have been hospitalized for mental health issues during the pandemic, officials say, an estimated fourfold increase over the...

COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy slows race to defang the virus

By Christine Vestal of Stateline, an initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts All eyes are on the nation’s chaotic COVID-19 immunization rollout, as public health...

Health orgs. backed Ohio’s pandemic response, then gave $ to politicians working to undermine...

As Ohio lawmakers considered a bill last November to allow themselves to strike down public health orders, a handful of organizations banded together to...

After two-month plunge, COVID-19 stabilizes in Ohio at high rate

On Jan. 8, nearly 9,000 Ohioans per day on average were contracting COVID-19. On Monday, that figure was just above 1,900. Between January and late...

Vaccine numbers continue to jump, 600K more Ohioans to become eligible, but not prisoners

Ohio is seeing another big jump in the number of doses of coronavirus vaccine coming into the state. That's allowing another large group to...

Local leaders look to new COVID-19 relief bill, state officials ask for changes

Ohio treasurers and local mayors said the new COVID-19 relief bill is vital for addressing immediate needs, making the path to recovery easier for...

One-dose vaccine gets FDA green light after advisory panel OK

WASHINGTON — A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel on Friday gave its green light to a COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson, signaling that...

Sprawling $1.9T COVID-19 relief bill passed by the U.S. House

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House on a nearly party-line vote passed President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion pandemic aid package early Saturday, in a rush to...

More good covid, vaccine news for Ohio

The days are warming and more good coronavirus news is coming to Ohio. After drugmakers Pfizer and Moderna on Tuesday announced big increases in vaccine...

Columbus child care worker speaks with Biden about needs of essential workers

A child care worker in Columbus spoke directly to President Joe Biden about the struggles she faces as an essential worker and single mother. Carmen...
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