Winter Weather Advisory

National Weather Service Cleveland OH
218 PM EST Thu Dec 31 2020

Including the cities of Toledo, Bowling Green, Perrysburg,
Fremont, Bellevue, Clyde, Findlay, Tiffin, Fostoria, Norwalk,
Willard, Brunswick, Medina, Wadsworth, Akron, Kent, Aurora,
Streetsboro, Ravenna, Warren, Niles, Upper Sandusky, Carey,
Bucyrus, Galion, Crestline, Mansfield, Ashland, Wooster,
Orrville, Rittman, Canton, Massillon, Alliance, Youngstown,
Boardman, Austintown, Marion, Mount Gilead, Cardington,
Millersburg, Killbuck, and Mount Vernon
218 PM EST Thu Dec 31 2020

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Health Order Signed Encouraging Ohioans to Stay Home

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today announced that Ohio Department of Health Director Stephanie McCloud signed a health order encouraging people to stay at home during specified hours unless they are working or engaged in an essential activity. This extends provisions in previous orders and applies until January 23, 2021, at 12:01 p.m.… Read full story

Governor DeWine Signs Executive Order

(CEDARVILLE, Ohio) December 30, 2020 —On December 29, 2020, Governor Mike DeWine signed Senate Bill 310, which included language authorizing the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) to pay kinship caregivers. Across the state, more than 2,600 kinship caregivers are providing safe and loving homes to nearly 4,000 children in the custody of a children services agency, making kinship caregivers an important and essential part of our child welfare system.… Read full story

NIH Study Uncovers Blood Vessel Damage and Inflammation in COVID-19 Patients’ Brains but no Infection

Results from a study of 19 deceased patients suggests brain damage is a byproduct of a patient’s illness.

In an in-depth study of how COVID-19 affects a patient’s brain, National Institutes of Health researchers consistently spotted hallmarks of damage caused by thinning and leaky brain blood vessels in tissue samples from patients who died shortly after contracting the disease.… Read full story