COVID-19 Update: Nursing Home & Assisted Living Employee Testing Exemption, Homebound Vaccination Plan

OHIO BUREAU OF WORKERS’ COMPENSATION // MAY 3, 2021   (COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted provided the following updates on Ohio’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. LONG-TERM CARE/NURSING FACILITY TESTING ORDER Governor DeWine announced today that a new Ohio Department of Health order will exempt fully vaccinated staff in nursing homes…

COVID-19 Update: Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

OHIO BUREAU OF WORKERS’ COMPENSATION //  April 13, 2021 (COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted provided an update on Ohio’s vaccination plans following this morning’s decision to pause the administration of the Johnson and Johnson (Janssen) vaccine. The majority of the Ohio’s Johnson and Johnson doses were directed to mass vaccination…

Michigan is temporarily pausing use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine based on FDA and CDC guidance

Michigan is temporarily pausing use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine based on FDA and CDC guidance.  Based on recommendations from Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is asking that all Michigan providers temporarily pause the administration of Johnson & Johnson (J&J) vaccine in Michigan. This temporary recommendation is based on the identification…

COVID-19 Update: Economic Recovery, Unemployment Insurance, Case Increases, Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome

OHIO BUREAU OF WORKERS’ COMPENSATION //  APRIL 8, 2021   (COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted provided the following updates on Ohio’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. ECONOMIC RECOVERY Governor DeWine today outlined the progression of Ohio’s economic recovery. Ohio’s gross domestic product (GDP) outpaced the nation in the final quarter…

COVID-19 Update: Higher Education and Workplace Vaccinations, Increase in Variant Spread

OHIO BUREAU OF WORKERS’ COMPENSATION //  APRIL 1, 2021   (COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted provided the following updates on Ohio’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. HIGHER EDUCATION VACCINATIONS Governor DeWine announced today that the state will begin working with local colleges and universities to offer vaccination clinics on campuses…

COVID-19 Update: Regional Mass Vaccination Sites, Vaccine Maintenance Program, BMV Website Redesign

OHIO BUREAU OF WORKERS’ COMPENSATION //  MARCH 25, 2021   (COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted today provided the following updates on Ohio’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. CLEVELAND MASS VACCINATION SITE As of yesterday, more than 46,000 people have been vaccinated at the state-federal mass vaccination clinic at Cleveland State University’s…