Governor DeWine Expands Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)— Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today signed Executive Order
2021-02D to enhance Ohio’s work to respond to and prevent human trafficking.

The order expands the Ohio Governor’s Human Trafficking Task Force to include five additional state agencies that will assist the task force in pursuing new, strategic, and comprehensive strategies to combat human trafficking.… Read full story

Vaccination Schedule For Ohio Schools Announced

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio K-12 schools, including public, private, and career-tech entities, today learned when their teachers and staff necessary for in-person learning are able to begin receiving vaccines.

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has made clear his goal of Ohio returning to in-person learning either full-time or in a hybrid model by March 1st.… Read full story

BBB Tip: Don’t Share Your COVID-19 Vaccine Card on Social Media

Got your COVID-19 vaccine? Great job! But don’t share a photo of your vaccination card on social media. The self-identifying information on it makes you vulnerable to identity theft and can help scammers create phony versions.

What to watch out for:

You got your COVID-19 inoculation, and you are excited to share the good news and encourage others to do the same.… Read full story

Still Time to Pursue Deer in Ohio

An estimated 310,000 hunters participated during Ohio’s deer-gun seasons. Ohio hunters have purchased 398,190 deer permits through Jan. 5.
There is still time to pursue deer in Ohio, as archery season remains open through Sunday, Feb. 7.
Hotspots for deer hunting are found mostly in the eastern regions, including Ashtabula, Coshocton, Tuscarawas, Muskingum, Guernsey, and Knox counties.
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