MOESC Awarded COVID-Related Grant

30 Apr , 2021  

Mid-Ohio Educational Service Center, in partnership with North Central State College and Pioneer CTC, has been awarded a FAFSA21 Funding Opportunities Grant through the Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) as part of the allocation of the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Funds provided to the state from the US Department of Education as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”). The award shall be used to support activities related to completing the Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA) for Ohio high school students. More…

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All Things Business

Ontario Bar Cited Again For Violation Of Health Orders

7 Feb , 2021  

By 1812Blockhouse

When officials of the Ohio Investigative Unit arrived at Planet Rock at 1400 West Fourth Street after 11:00 PM this past Friday, what they saw will put the establishment before the Ohio Liquor Control Commission for the fifth time.

Agents said that they observed a line of guests waiting to enter, as well as over four dozen people inside, all after curfew.

In addition, patrons were allegedly seen drinking alcohol and not follow the state’s current 11 p.m. curfew. Multiple people on scene were also apparently seen drinking alcohol, also against Gov. Mike DeWine’s current orders. More…

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CDC Estimates Costs For Schools’ COVID-19 Mitigation Strategies; Ohio Impacted

16 Dec , 2020  

By Susan Tebben, Ohio Capital Journal

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released COVID-19 mitigation strategies for schools in the 2020-2021 school year, and estimated costs schools would have to pay.

The CDC acknowledged that the risk of hospitalizations or deaths from COVID-19 among children is lower than for adults, but said the risk “posed to teachers and other staff members in the school environment is expected to mirror that of other adults with similar demographic characteristics in the community,” according to a recent CDC report.

The CDC wrote that districts should determine the risk of in-person schooling based on the use of strategies such as “consistent and correct” use of masks, social distancing, hygiene, cleaning and disinfection and contact tracing in partnership with local health departments. More…

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