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Stay-at-home advisory for Franklin County to expire February 6

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The stay-at-home advisory is about to run out on Feb. 6.

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ohio — Well being officers in Columbus and Franklin County introduced the keep at dwelling advisory is not going to be prolonged. The advisory is about to run out on Feb. 6.

“Given the lower in case numbers and Governor DeWine’s change to the state-wide curfew, we and Columbus Public Well being received’t be extending the Keep-At-Dwelling order,” Franklin County Public Well being introduced.

Final month, the advisory was prolonged for a 3rd time. It was initially put in place on Nov. 20 as a consequence of a excessive variety of COVID-19 instances and neighborhood unfold. 

Whereas town and county officers are permitting the order to run out, the Ohio Division of Well being nonetheless has an 11 p.m. statewide curfew in place.

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Assertion from Columbus Public Well being:

“The Keep at Dwelling Advisory was prolonged two weeks in the past in order that we may be sure that COVID instances have been trending down. Throughout this time, we’ve seen a continued lower in case numbers and Governor DeWine’s growth of the state-wide curfew. As a neighborhood, we have now been doing all the proper issues to get our case numbers down as we roll out the vaccine. However regardless that the Keep at Dwelling Advisory will expire, we are able to’t let our guard right down to hold them shifting in the proper course. Case numbers are nonetheless excessive and we have to proceed to make use of each device we have now accessible to struggle COVID-19, together with carrying a masks, training social distancing, washing our arms, staying dwelling if we’re sick, gathering with folks in our personal households, and rolling up our sleeves for the vaccine when it’s our flip.”

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