NIH Clinical Trial Evaluating Moderna COVID-19 Variant Vaccine Begins

Early-stage trial to evaluate safety and immunogenicity.

This trial is enrolling adult volunteers in the Atlanta, Cincinnati, Nashville and Seattle areas. At this time, the research sites anticipate they will have an adequate number of volunteers for this study. People who live outside of these regions will not be eligible to participate in this trial.

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Statement from Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost on Passing of Newark Police Chief Steven Baum

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost issued the following statement today regarding the unexpected passing of Newark Chief of Police Steven A. Baum:

“Chief Steven Baum was a lifelong public servant dedicated to serving the Newark community. My condolences are with his family – and his extended family of fellow officers who are grieving the loss of their colleague.”

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Governor DeWine Signs Ohio Transportation Budget

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed House Bill 74, Ohio’s Fiscal Year 2022-2023 transportation budget, into law.

“This budget ensures that we can continue to maintain and invest in Ohio’s roadways,” said Governor DeWine. “Ohio’s transportation system continues to be a critical part of our economy, moving materials and people safely across our state.

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More Ohioans Eligible for Health Insurance Premium Financial Assistance


COLUMBUS – More Ohioans are eligible for health insurance premium financial assistance starting April 1 due to recently passed federal legislation. The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 instituted a subsidy for people in need of COBRA continuation coverage through their former employer and expanded subsidy access and amounts for people with a Marketplace plan. Read full story

2021 Schnormeier Gardens Open House

Because of the overwhelming turnout for last year’s open house, we will be restricting the number of visitors this year and will be requiring online reservations.
For everyone’s safety, and to ensure that all our visitors experience the quality experience the Schnormeier’s designed the Gardens to share, we will only be accepting reservations for 40 vehicles at 10:00 AM and 40 at 1:00 PM for every Thursday through Sunday for the month of June.
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