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Ohio launches effort to prevent youth suicides

(Ohio) – State organizations are teaming up to bring the Zero Suicide Institute (ZSI) to Ohio.

Healthy Tip Tuesday: 8 CDC Health Hacks for back-to-school success

(Dennison, Ohio) – To have a great school year, kids need to stay healthy. Healthy students are better learners.

Coronavirus outbreak forces young adults to move back in with family

The coronavirus outbreak has pushed millions of Americans, especially young adults, to move in with family members.

State releases guidance on celebrating Halloween safely

Amid ongoing concerns and restrictions related to COVID-19, the Ohio Department of Health has released Halloween guidance, urging all Ohioans to use caution and plan ahead.

Rooted in Our Community – What can you do if you are at increased risk for severe illness from COVID-19?

Based on what we know now, those at increased risk for severe illness from COVID-19 are: people age 75 and over; and people of any age with the following conditions: cancer, chronic kidney disease, COPD, weakened immune system from solid organ transplant, obesity, heart failure, coronary artery disease, cardiomyopathies, sickle cell disease, and type 2 …

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Attorney General Yost applauds Big Ten’s decision to bring back fall sports

(Ohio) – Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is commending the Big Ten Conference for its decision to resume fall sports on campus.

Healthy Tip Tuesday – How sleep can make or break your child’s success

(Dennison, Ohio ) – Children and adolescents who do not get enough sleep have a higher risk for many health and behavior problems.