Kudos to Ohio
The state’s early preparation may be paying off
The Washington Post reports that Ohio took early and aggressive precautions in the coronavirus outbreak, and that those measures might be working out in the state’s favor. Ohio’s governor canceled a fitness expo expected to draw 60,000 people to the state in early March, and the Cleveland Clinic rapidly increased its treatment capacity, the paper reports. Ohio has a high degree of testing and around 5,148 positive cases and 193 deaths, which is lower than neighboring states.
Did Ohio get it right? Early intervention, preparation for pandemic may pay off.
On Feb. 26, two days before President Trump called the coronavirus outbreak the Democratic Party's "new hoax," the…
A story for the New York Times reports that an Amish community in Ohio is helping the Cleveland Clinic with mask shortages by sewing thousands of face masks for health workers.
In Ohio, the Amish Take on the Coronavirus
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The Ohio Department of Health also released a helpful (and remarkably well done) PSA video in favor of social distancing. We highly recommend you watch with the sound turned on.