Medical officials urge Thanksgiving travelers to quarantine
During Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine’s Monday press conference, medical officials urged Ohioans who traveled over the Thanksgiving holiday to quarantine and take extra precautions. Dr. Andy Thomas, chief medical officer for Ohio State University’s Wexner Medical Center, said, “That might include taking additional time off to quarantine and minimize your level of contact with others to break any possible chain of transmission.”
Kettering Health Network to limit visitors
Starting today, Kettering Health Network will no longer allow visitors for emergency department and outpatient procedure patients to slow the spread of the coronavirus. There are exceptions for situations such as maternity patients, minors and patients who need assistance due to mobility, interpretation or healthcare decision-making.