COVID-19 Update: Child Care Ratios to be Lifted, Additional Restrictions Announced for Local Fairs

Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation // July 28, 2020 (COLUMBUS, Ohio)— Governor Mike DeWine today provided the following updates related to Ohio’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. CHILD CARE RATIOS Governor DeWine announced that child care providers in Ohio may return to their normal, statutory ratios and class sizes beginning on August 9, 2020. Child care…

COVID-19 Update: Increases in Hospitalizations and Positivity Rate, Counties of Concern, Nursing Home Visitation, Order Extension

Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation // June 29, 2020 (COLUMBUS, Ohio)— Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today provided the following updates on Ohio’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. HOSPITALIZATIONS: Last week was the first week of increasing COVID-19 hospital utilization in Ohio after over two months of decreasing utilization since late April. From June 21, 2020, to June…

Governor DeWine, Attorney General Yost Announce Plans for Meaningful Law Enforcement Reform

Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation // June 17, 2020 (COLUMBUS, Ohio)— Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Attorney General Dave Yost today announced the following actions and proposed legislative reforms aimed at making meaningful improvements to law enforcement training, transparency, and accountability.   LAW ENFORCEMENT OVERSIGHT AND ACCOUNTABILITY BOARD Governor DeWine and Attorney General Yost today…

UPDATE: Mass Protest Standard, Office of Law Enforcement Recruitment, PPE Update, GOJO Expansion

Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation // June 9, 2020 (COLUMBUS, Ohio)— Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today provided the following updates in regard to law enforcement reform and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. COMMUNITY-POLICE RELATIONS Governor DeWine announced today the first of several efforts to improve community-police relations in Ohio. “These new efforts are just the start…

Governor Announces Orders To Reopen Certain Facilities

By Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation // June 4, 2020 (COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today announced the reopening of certain facilities including certain entertainment facilities with health and safety restrictions. “As I’ve said, Ohioans are able to do two things at once. We can continue to limit the spread of COVID-19 while we safely…

COVID-19 Update: PPE Delivery, Employee Face- Covering Exceptions, Criminal Justice Grants, Class of 2020 Graduation

Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation // April 29, 2020 (COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Lt. Governor Jon Husted, and Dr. Amy Acton, MD, MPH, today provided the following updates on Ohio’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.   PPE DELIVERY: Governor DeWine announced today that the state of Ohio has shipped 4.1 million pieces of personal…