COVID-19 Update: Vaccination Phases, Nursing Home Vaccinations, Virus Variant, Vaccine Redistribution

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Lt. Governor Jon Husted, and Ohio Department of Health Chief Medical Officer Dr. Bruce Vanderhoff today provided the following updates on Ohio’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. VACCINATION PHASES Governor DeWine today recapped Phases 1A and 1B of Ohio’s vaccine distribution plan. Because the availability of the vaccine remains limited…

BWC News from CareWorks Comp

“We must all suffer from one of two pains.  Either the pain of discipline or the pain of regret.  You’ve got to choose discipline, versus regret, because discipline weighs ounces and regret weighs tons.”  ~Jim Rohn Deadline Approaching:  Group Retrospective Enrollment for Upcoming July 1, 2021 Policy Year The deadline to enroll in Group Retrospective…

COVID-19 Update: School Quarantine Guidance Change, Curfew Extension, Bar and Restaurant Grants Still Available

OHIO BUREAU OF WORKERS’ COMPENSATION //  December 30, 2020 (COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today provided the following updates on Ohio’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. OHIO VACCINES Ohio is expected to receive more than 238,000 doses of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines next week. Governor DeWine encouraged those administering the vaccine to do so…

COVID-19 Update: Vaccinations Continue in Ohio, Local Health Department Vaccination Guidanc

OHIO BUREAU OF WORKERS’ COMPENSATION //  December 15, 2020 (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. VACCINATIONS CONTINUE IN OHIO Seven hospitals in Ohio received their first vaccine shipments today, bringing the total number of vaccine doses delivered to…

OH Workers Comp Group Enrollment Deadline

Enrollment packets due soon! The deadline to enroll in the Midwest Independent Retailers Association workers’ compensation group program is just around the corner! Make sure you choose our program administered by CareWorks Comp. Your organization requested a quote, and enrollment paperwork was sent to you for our traditional group rating and/or group retrospective rating programs. …

Record-Breaking Cases, COVID Defense Teams

Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation //  October 29, 2020   (COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today provided the following updates on Ohio’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. RECORD-BREAKING CASES Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced today that Ohio has now hit a record number of cases reported in a single 24-hour period. Between yesterday and today,…