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COVID-19: The Latest

Vaccination rates continue to slow down

STEUBENVILLE — The number of vaccine doses going into the arms of Jefferson County residents continues to slow. That fact, and how to address it, were among the topics discussed at Tuesday morning's meeting of the Jefferson County Board of Health. During his report, county Health ...

Ohio to remove mask requirement for those with vaccinations

COLUMBUS — Ohio is removing a mask requirement immediately for people who are fully vaccinated, in keeping with new guidance from the federal government, Gov. Mike DeWine announced Friday. DeWine, a Republican, said in a statement that unvaccinated people should continue to wear masks and ...

CDC: Fully vaccinated people can largely ditch masks indoors

WASHINGTON — In a major step toward returning to pre-pandemic life, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention eased indoor mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people on Thursday, allowing them to stop wearing masks outdoors in crowds and inside in most situations. The new ...

Ohio’s coronavirus health orders to end June 2

COLUMBUS — Republican Gov. Mike DeWine says Ohio's mask mandate and most other coronavirus-related state orders will end on June 2, allowing three weeks for more people to get vaccinated before then. He said Wednesday that applies to all of the state's COVID-19 orders — such as distancing ...

Today’s clinic switching to Moderna

CONNORVILLE — The mobile mass vaccination clinic scheduled from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. today at Buckeye Local High School will go on – but not as planned. Those who had an appointment to receive the one-shot Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine will now instead be receiving the first dose of the ...

Pause ordered on Johnson and Johnson vaccine

WASHINGTON — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and W.Va. Gov. Jim Juctice have called for a pause in all Johnson & Johnson vaccine administration according to the recommendation Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration. DeWine, Ohio Department ...