The American Red Cross blood drive had only two open donation time slots Thursday, July 9 at the Woodsfield Church of Christ.
There is a need in the community.
Monroe County has been at 89 confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases for more than a week.
Many questions around the new school year remain. Will students attend Will students attend in-person classes in in-person classes in their school buildings, their school buildings, or receive remote instruction or receive remote instruction at home? If the at home? If the school buildings were to school buildings were to be reopened, what safety be reopened, what safety procedures are needed during the COVID-9 pandemic?
“That’s Sam Straub. He lived over here,” said Glen Stalder as he pointed out one of the 11 pictures of the Hannibal High School graduating class of 1940.
“There are so many unknowns, it’s hard to plan,” said Switzerland of Ohio Board of Education Vice-President Bev Anderson. “But, we do have to begin planning.”
Audrey Lohrey wants to help area children get ready to return to school, knowing they are loved. For the fourth year, she is planning the Love Fest, an event sponsored by God’s Confident Sons and Daughters. But now the location is uncertain because of COVID-19 concerns.
For the first time since late April, there were no new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Monroe County for the week.
Dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, and the uncertainty and upheaval it has brought can be especially challenging for people in recovery from mental illness or substance abuse. Like most folks, they face stresses like working from home or in a high-risk location, suddenly homeschooling children, or experiencing job loss or other financial uncertainty.
Monroe County only saw a slight increase in new confirmed COVID-19 cases from June 9 to June 16.
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