COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced he will hold a briefing to discuss the state’s response to the coronavirus pandemic on Monday afternoon—the same day the state received its first shipment of the COVID-19 vaccines.
The briefing is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. Watch it live in the media player below:
DeWine briefly addressed the state over a Zoom call to talk about the arrival of the vaccines, which were first delivered to the Ohio State University Wexner Center on Monday.
This is an historic occasion.— Governor Mike DeWine (@GovMikeDeWine) December 14, 2020
This is hope.
This is the beginning of the end of the pandemic.
The first #COVID19 vaccines have arrived in Ohio at @OSUWexMed. These safe and effective vaccines are a crucial step on our path back to normal. We’re #InThisTogetherOhio. pic.twitter.com/uunKBdNEGY
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