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2:30 PM: Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine, Lt. Gov. Husted give Dec. 15 COVID-19 briefing

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Posted at 11:32 AM, Dec 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-16 07:11:34-05

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and Lt. Gov. Jon Husted will give an update on the state’s response to the coronavirus pandemic Tuesday afternoon.

The briefing is scheduled to begin at 2:30 p.m. Watch it live in the media player below:

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DeWine said the following eight hospitals in Ohio will each receive 975 doses on Tuesday:

  • St. Vincent Medical Center - Mercy Health, Lucas County
  • Cleveland Clinic, Cuyahoga County
  • MetroHealth Medical Center, Cuyahoga County
  • Mercy Health – Springfield Regional Medical Center, Clark County
  • OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital, Franklin County
  • Aultman Hospital, Stark County
  • OhioHealth O'Bleness Hospital, Athens County
  • Genesis Hospital, Muskingum County

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