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…

COVID-19 Update: Nursing Home Visitation, Statewide Case Rate, Rapid Testing, County Fairs

OHIO BUREAU OF WORKERS’ COMPENSATION //  March 11, 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 The Cleveland mass vaccination site, in partnership with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), will launch on Wednesday, March…

Governor DeWine Announces 15 Regional Mass Vaccination Sites to Open Across Ohio

Additional Pop-Up Mass Vaccination Clinics to Launch in Columbus and Cincinnati Mid-March OHIO BUREAU OF WORKERS’ COMPENSATION //  March 5, 2021 Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced today that 15 long-term mass vaccination clinics will open throughout Ohio to significantly expand regional access to COVID-19 vaccines. The state-sponsored mass vaccination clinics will be located in Lima, Maumee,…

COVID-19 Update: Vaccination Phase 1C & Phase 2

OHIO BUREAU OF WORKERS’ COMPENSATION //  March 1, 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. VACCINE AVAILABILITY Governor DeWine announced today that Ohio is expected to receive more than 448,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine this week. Of that…

March 2021 BWC News from Sedgwick TPA

“If nothing changes, nothing changes.” ~unknown   We are excited to announce that CareWorks Comp TPA is now named Sedgwick TPA as of March 1, 2021.  As Sedgwick TPA, our commitment to Ohio employers remains as strong as ever.  With more than 3,000 colleagues in Ohio, backed by the global resources and expertise of Sedgwick, we have the best…

COVID-19 Update: Spring Events, Provider Expansion, New Health Equity Website

OHIO BUREAU OF WORKERS’ COMPENSATION //  FEBRUARY 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. SPRING EVENTS Governor DeWine today announced a loosening of restrictions for sporting and entertainment venues when safety protocols are followed. “The vaccines have given…