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Ohio Dept. of Health discusses COVID-19 and respiratory illness in children

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Posted at 10:27 AM, Aug 23, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-23 12:31:16-04

COLUMBUS, Ohio — At 11:30 a.m. Monday, the Ohio Department of Health held a news conference with pediatric medical experts about COVID-19 and the growing number of cases of respiratory illness in children.

Watch a replay of the news conference below:

ODH Director Dr. Bruce Vanderhoff was joined by Dr. Patty Manning-Courtney, a pediatrician and Chief of Staff at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, and Dr. Michael Forbes, a Pediatric Intensive Care Specialist at Akron Children’s.

The news conference was also be streamed on ODH’s YouTube page here.