SCHOOL REPORTING ORDER:
Beginning Tuesday, September 8, parents or guardians and school staff should notify their school within 24 hours of receiving a positive test or a clinical diagnosis
LABOR DAY AND SPREAD BY YOUNG OHIOANS:
Governor DeWine today once again encouraged Ohioans to take proper safety precautions over the upcoming Labor Day weekend.
WASTEWATER MONITORING NETWORK:
Governor DeWine announced that information from Ohio's new Coronavirus Wastewater Monitoring Network is now available at coronavirus.ohio.gov.
DEFENSE MANUFACTURING COMMUNITY:
Lt. Governor Husted announced that, in an effort led by the Development Services Agency, the U.S. Department of Defense has made a commitment to Ohio's defense manufacturers and put the state in a position to receive a $5 million grant to improve manufacturing processes and train workers for next-generation jobs.
STEP UP TO QUALITY:
As of last Tuesday, all child care providers in Ohio that serve publicly funded children were required to be rated on Ohio's child care quality rating system, called Step Up To Quality.
H2OHIO LEAD UPDATE:
Governor DeWine announced that Greater Cincinnati Water Works will receive $725,000 in H2Ohio funding from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency to remove and replace lead service lines and fixtures at nearly 200 child care facilities in Cincinnati.
CURRENT COVID-19 DATA:
There are 127,112 confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in Ohio and 4,226 confirmed and probable COVID-19 deaths. A total of 13,663 people have been hospitalized, including 3,003 admissions to intensive care units.