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Message from Governor DeWine

Posted on: September 16, 2021

Message from Governor DeWine regarding COVID-19 Surge Among Ohio Children


Message from Governor DeWine Re: COVID-19 surge among Ohio's children

Dear School Leaders,

Yesterday, I participated in a Zoom call with superintendents from our public school districts and clinical leadership from Ohio children’s hospitals to provide updated information about the increasingly serious situation with children and COVID-19. I am writing to share with you a link to that Zoom call.

Our children’s hospitals are our most trusted authorities when it comes the health care of our children. They have made a direct appeal to our schools, asking that all schools require masks temporarily for staff and students during this very dangerous surge of the coronavirus.

I would be very grateful if you would watch this Zoom call to hear directly from the medical experts at our children’s hospitals. I have also attached an open letter to all Ohioans from the Ohio Children’s Hospital Association and an infographic displaying information about the current spike of COVID-19 cases among Ohio’s kids.


Very respectfully yours,

Mike DeWine