Ohio Vaccine Preparedness Office Weekly Update

March 26, 2021

Pandemic Vaccine News & Updates March 24, 2021   Vaccine eligibility to expand to 16 and older – Phase 2D, effective March 29, extends vaccine eligibility to Ohioans ages 16 and older. o With parental or legal guardian consent, individuals ages 16 and 17 will be eligible to receive the… Read more

Ohio Vaccine Preparedness Office Weekly Update

March 22, 2021

Pandemic Vaccine News & Updates March 18, 2021 New groups eligible for vaccination – As vaccine supply continues to increase in Ohio, Governor Mike DeWine announced Tuesday, March 16, expanded eligibility for Ohioans. Phase 2C, effective March 19, extends age-based vaccine eligibility to age 40 and older. This opens vaccination… Read more

Ohio Vaccine Preparedness Office Weekly Update

March 15, 2021

Pandemic Vaccine News & Updates March 11, 2021  New groups eligible for vaccination – On Monday, March 8, Governor Mike DeWine announced, in response to the increased vaccine supply, expanded eligibility for Ohioans. o Phase 2B, effective March 11, extends age-based vaccine eligibility to age 50 and older due to… Read more

COVID-19 Vaccine Town Halls for At-Risk Populations to Address Vaccine Hesitancy

February 17, 2021

The Ohio Department of Health and the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services have scheduled a series of COVID-19 Vaccine Town Halls with medical experts, community leaders, and public health professionals to address common concerns and questions among specific populations. As Ohio continues to roll out the COVID-19… Read more

Ohio Vaccine Preparedness Office Weekly Update

February 11, 2021

Pandemic Vaccine News & Updates February 8, 2021 • Ohio launching new Vaccine Management Solution (VMS) – The VMS, rolling out to providers on a staggered schedule this week, will help Ohioans determine COVID-19 vaccine eligibility and offer streamlined scheduling, eliminating the need to make numerous phone calls or visit… Read more

Ohio Vaccine Preparedness Office Weekly Update

February 8, 2021

Pandemic Vaccine News & Updates February 4, 2021   • Where those with disabilities should go to schedule vaccines – The Ohio Department of Health has received questions about scheduling vaccinations for those with developmental or intellectual disabilities and certain qualifying medical conditions. This language has been clarified for the… Read more

The Ohio Nurses Foundation Awards $100,000 to Conduct Nurses Moral Injury Research

May 7, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 7, 2021 Michelle Donovan, Communications and Development Coordinator Ohio Nurses Association 614-668-9927 | mdonovan@ohnurses.org   A Study of the Well-Being of Ohio Nurses Who Have Cared for Patients During COVID-19   OHIO-Nurses are up against major obstacles every day: workplace violence; burnout; unsafe staffing; COVID-19; and… Read more

Ohio Vaccine Preparedness Office Weekly Update

March 26, 2021

Pandemic Vaccine News & Updates March 24, 2021   Vaccine eligibility to expand to 16 and older – Phase 2D, effective March 29, extends vaccine eligibility to Ohioans ages 16 and older. o With parental or legal guardian consent, individuals ages 16 and 17 will be eligible to receive the… Read more

Ohio Vaccine Preparedness Office Weekly Update

March 22, 2021

Pandemic Vaccine News & Updates March 18, 2021 New groups eligible for vaccination – As vaccine supply continues to increase in Ohio, Governor Mike DeWine announced Tuesday, March 16, expanded eligibility for Ohioans. Phase 2C, effective March 19, extends age-based vaccine eligibility to age 40 and older. This opens vaccination… Read more

Ohio Vaccine Preparedness Office Weekly Update

March 15, 2021

Pandemic Vaccine News & Updates March 11, 2021  New groups eligible for vaccination – On Monday, March 8, Governor Mike DeWine announced, in response to the increased vaccine supply, expanded eligibility for Ohioans. o Phase 2B, effective March 11, extends age-based vaccine eligibility to age 50 and older due to… Read more

OSHA Tells Court It Intends to Prioritize Development of Permanent Standard to Protect Healthcare Workers from Exposure to Infectious Diseases

February 22, 2021

For Immediate Release February 22, 2021 AFT, AFSCME, WSNA, and UNAC/UHCP Sued Trump’s OSHA in October for Neglecting Frontline Healthcare Workers as COVID-19 Raged In New Filing, Biden Admin Agrees to Update Court on OSHA’s Priorities in 60 Days; Parties Request That Case Be Put on Hold   Contacts: Charisma… Read more

COVID-19 Vaccine Town Halls for At-Risk Populations to Address Vaccine Hesitancy

February 17, 2021

The Ohio Department of Health and the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services have scheduled a series of COVID-19 Vaccine Town Halls with medical experts, community leaders, and public health professionals to address common concerns and questions among specific populations. As Ohio continues to roll out the COVID-19… Read more