Council keeps masks, relaxes distancing restrictions

  The Columbus City Council voted Friday to end social distancing and capacity restrictions for businesses and restaurants, though the city’s mask mandate will stay in place.   The council’s new resolution, recommended by City Attorney Jeff Turnage, encourages but does not mandate residents and businesses adhere to six feet […]

COVID-19: How much protection do face masks offer?

Face masks combined with other preventive measures, such as frequent hand-washing and social distancing, help slow the spread of the coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) that causes COVID-19. So why weren’t face masks recommended at the start of the pandemic? At that time, experts didn’t know the extent to which people with COVID-19 […]

Overnight Health Care: US shatters single day COVID record with over 100,000 cases | Pelosi announces COVID-19 testing expansion for House | Two states to require masks in public at all times

Eufemia Didonato

Welcome to Thursday’s Overnight Health Care. We still don’t know who won the presidential election, but one thing we know for sure is that coronavirus cases are surging. The pandemic is becoming increasingly difficult to handle, and will be even if there’s a new president.  We’ll start with numbers:  A […]

15 kids face masks available to buy online

Eufemia Didonato

For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. The CDC recommends that children over the age of two wear face masks to help slow the spread of coronavirus when in public or around people not from their household, and there is a wide range of choices made […]