• Thu. Mar 30th, 2023

DeWine extends stay-at-home order

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine speaks at a news conference at the statehouse in Columbus, Ohio, Tuesday, March 3, 2020, to announce impacts on the Arnold Sports Festival of the coronavirus. DeWine and organizers of the annual Arnold Sports Festival in Columbus announced Tuesday that only athletes will be allowed at most of the event scheduled to begin Thursday because of the threat posed by the new coronavirus. (AP Photo/Julie Carr Smyth)

As some businesses prepare to reopen in May, late Thursday night Dr. Amy Acton extended the stay-at-home order for Ohioans until at least May 29, calling the order the “Stay Safe Ohio Order.”

“To avoid an imminent threat with a high probability of widespread exposure to COVID-19,” the updated order reads, “all persons are to continue to stay at home…”

For more information, go to: https://www.wcpo.com/news/coronavirus/ohio-stay-at-home-order-extended-until-end-of-may

Reposted with permission from WCPO 9.