Tag: COVID-19

First COVID vaccines given in Coshocton County

First COVID vaccines given in Coshocton County

| January 4, 2021

After months of wondering when the vaccine for COVID-19 would be available, the first doses have been given in Coshocton County. According to Steve Lonsinger, health commissioner for Coshocton County, the county and city health departments each received 100 doses of the vaccine. “Each week, the allotment could be a different amount. Other vaccine providers, […]

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Coshocton moves to red status on health advisory system

Coshocton moves to red status on health advisory system

| November 5, 2020

On Thursday, Nov. 5, the Coshocton City Health Department and Coshocton County Health Department were notified that based on review of data Coshocton County is now at red status in the Public Health Advisory System. This change in status from orange to red is due to the following: New cases per capita (325.1 cases per […]

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Funds available to help households impacted by COVID-19

Funds available to help households impacted by COVID-19

| November 3, 2020

Kno-Ho-Co-Ashland Community Action Commission has announced that there are funds available to assist households impacted by COVID-19 with past due rent or mortgage payments and to prevent water and sewer disconnections. Households who are at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level (a household of four may earn up to $52,400 in the past […]

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Senior center assessing ability to reopen

Senior center assessing ability to reopen

| October 29, 2020

In March, the Coshocton Senior Center, like so many of the businesses in the community, was forced to close the doors to its guests. While its was no longer permitted to have seniors visit the facility, the most crucial service of senior meal delivery had its most rapid period of growth ever. The senior center […]

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Commissioners taking COVID-19 relief fund grant applications

Commissioners taking COVID-19 relief fund grant applications

| October 22, 2020

The Coshocton County Commissioners have decided to support local small business and non-profit organizations by dedicating $500,000 of Coronavirus Aid Relief Funds to aid those that have sustained economic hardships as a result of the public health emergency. The Coshocton County Commissioners received $1.3 million in the third round funding from CARES Act and Ohio […]

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Parents had hard choices to make this school year

Parents had hard choices to make this school year

| September 18, 2020

This 2020-21 school year has given parents a lot to consider and a lot of say. Parents have had to carefully think about what is best for their children, what’s most important when it comes to their child and what works for their family. With a terrible virus going around, the ever-changing health recommendations over […]

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Local officials working to correct article on COVID-19 outbreak

Local officials working to correct article on COVID-19 outbreak

| September 15, 2020

Coshocton City Health Department and Coshocton County Health Department officials are addressing a recent article in the Cincinnati Enquirer due to statistical and data errors that are reported through the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The article references the COVID-19 outbreak at Signature Healthcare that occurred in June of this year. The data […]

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First COVID-19 death reported in Coshocton

First COVID-19 death reported in Coshocton

| June 30, 2020

On Monday, June 29, 2020 the Coshocton City Health Department and Coshocton County Health Department were notified of the first COVID-19 related death in Coshocton County. The individual was an 81-year-old male. “Our sincerest condolences go out to the family and friends of the deceased,” said Rob McMasters, EMA director.

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