COVID-19 in Ohio

Governor’s vaccine lottery rankles state lawmakers

Ohio lawmakers from both parties have rebuked Republican Gov. Mike DeWine’s plan to incentivize vaccination against COVID-19 via five $1 million lottery drawings from...

A legislator wanted to charge Gov. Mike DeWine with terrorism. The prosecutor wants his...

The former Clermont County prosecutor is asking for a refund after a former state legislator asked him to investigate the Ohio governor for terrorism. Ohio...

Without supporting data, Ohio to end federal unemployment supplement

Citing fears that a $300-a-week federal unemployment supplement was keeping Ohioans from returning to the workforce, Gov. Mike DeWine on Thursday announced that he...

CDC: You can ditch the mask in most places, indoors and out, if fully...

WASHINGTON — Americans fully vaccinated against COVID-19 do not need to wear a mask in most situations, indoors and outdoors, federal health officials said in an...

DeWine’s removal of Ohio health orders comes amid legislative pressure

Since passing a bill in March to give themselves power to rescind public health orders, Republican lawmakers in Ohio have been counting the days...

CDC advisory panel signs off on Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for kids 12 to 15

WASHINGTON — A federal advisory panel is recommending that Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine be administered to adolescents between 12 and 15 years old, making it the...

Ohio announces end of health orders, new incentives for vaccines

Gov. Mike DeWine began to move from sticks to carrots Wednesday when it comes to protecting Ohioans from COVID-19. The rate of infections is more...

Facebook deplatforms Ohio-based anti-vaccine group

Facebook booted a prominent, Ohio-based anti-vaccine advocacy group from its platform Monday, part of the company’s attempt to purge disproven health information that proliferates...

States offer gift cards, clinics at baseball games, worksite shots in push to increase...

WASHINGTON — Maine officials are enticing residents to get a COVID-19 vaccine by offering free fishing or hunting licenses and L.L. Bean gift cards....

More than $350B in federal recovery cash starts rolling out to states, cities, counties

WASHINGTON — States, cities and counties can begin to tap their share of the $350 billion in federal funds intended to spur a national recovery...
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