Thursday, March 26
New Closings, Cancellations, Postponements and Changes
Federal, State, Local Updates
Hawaii is the latest state to issue a “stay at home” order due to the coronavirus pandemic. Gov. David Ige announced the order today, saying, “These actions are extreme, but necessary, to flatten the curve and lay the groundwork for our recovery.” The order takes effect on Wednesday and will last through at least April 30.
COLUMBUS, Ohio–Ohio’s coronavirus death toll has hit six, after state officials announced three more deaths on Monday — two from Franklin County and one from Stark County. The three new fatalities were not immediately identified by the state.
CLEVELAND, Ohio — Running to the pharmacy or the grocery store under Ohio’s stay-at-home order is possible, but should only be done if absolutely necessary to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Ohio Department of Health Director Dr. Amy Acton announced an order to close “non-essential” businesses, including many types that were previously ordered closed, from 11:59 p.m.
CDC is responding to an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus that was first detected in China and which has now been detected in 60 locations internationally, including in the United States. The virus has been named “SARS-CoV-2” and the disease it causes has been named “coronavirus disease 2019” (abbreviated “COVID-19”).
The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office issued the following statement on social media Monday in response to the State of Ohio “Stay at Home” Order: “Ohio’s Stay-at-Home Order goes into effect tonight, Monday, March 23 at 11:59PM, and while we cannot address specific questions or scenarios, we reque
Social Media - Businesses and Individuals
DFD would like to thank you for the support we have been provided. To ensure our continued availability during this national emergency, please view the attached video about your EMS responses. https://t.co/vRZsEbu9N1 @DelawareHealth @DCS_Pacers @Delaware_Ohio @MainStreetDel— Delaware City FD (@DelawareOhioFD) March 23, 2020
Encouragement for the start of the new week. ☀️ We received many incredible responses to chalk your walk yesterday. Check out the slideshow of all the positive messages, activities and images from neighborhoods throughout our community! #PowellOhioProud #InThisTogetherOhio pic.twitter.com/rNWVp8X4ln— City of Powell, Ohio (@CityofPowellOH) March 23, 2020