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Robin Davis
Director of Media Relations
614.645.2425
rcdavis@columbus.gov

Melanie Crabill
Communications Manager
614.645.5300
mjcrabill@columbus.gov

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Columbus Public Health Steps-up Enforcement of Social Distancing and Hygiene for Businesses Beginning today, Columbus Public Health will step up inspections on businesses to assure they are complying with the Ohio Department of Health’s orders for social distancing and basic hygiene to slow the spread of COVID- 19. - learn more

Statement from Mayor Ginther Regarding Stay at Home Order Mayor Ginther issued a statement regarding the Stay At Home order from Governor DeWine. - learn more

Fire Chief Kevin O’Connor Announces Resignation Fire Chief Kevin O’Connor announced that he will be resigning from his position as Fire Chief from the Columbus Division of Fire effective May 28, 2020. - learn more

Second Confirmed COVID-19 Case in Columbus Suggests Community Spread Columbus Public Health announced the second confirmed COVID-19 case in Columbus this morning. - learn more

Franklin County Municipal Court Ceases Court Hearings During COVID-19 Pandemic The Franklin County Municipal Court will remain open and functioning but all scheduled court hearings with the exception of prisoner cases will be continued to a date to be determined in the near future beginning on Monday, March 16, 2020. - learn more

Columbus Firefighter Tests Positive for COVID-19 A Columbus Division of Fire firefighter/EMT tested positive for COVID-19. - learn more

Columbus Public Health Reports First Confirmed Case of COVID-19 Columbus Public Health is reporting the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Columbus. - learn more

City of Columbus Among 105 Globally To Score “A” For Leading Climate Action The City of Columbus earned an “A” for its actions to stem climate change, according an organization that works worldwide to encourage companies and governments to reduce their carbon emissions. - learn more

2020 State of the City 2020 State of the City Address - learn more

Columbus Community Safety Advisory Commission Releases Report The Columbus Community Safety Advisory Commission released its report to Mayor Andrew J. Ginther at Beatty Community Center in the Near East Side. - learn more

Dr. Beverly Stallings-Johnson hired as Chief Diversity Officer Mayor Andrew J. Ginther announced that Dr. Beverly Stallings-Johnson will serve as Chief Diversity Officer for the City of Columbus. - learn more

CITY, COUNTY EXPLORING LOCATION FOR NEW MUNICIPAL COURT BUILDING The City of Columbus and the Franklin County Board of Commissioners announced they are exploring the feasibility of constructing a new municipal courthouse at the southeast corner of South High Street and East Mound Street, between Mound and East Fulton Street - learn more

Former Ohio State Chief of Police Hired as Deputy Director in Columbus Department of Public Safety The Columbus Department of Public Safety announced that Craig Stone, former Chief of Police at The Ohio State University, and retired Columbus Division of Police lieutenant, has been hired as Deputy Public Safety Director. - learn more

EDGE Program to Help Overcome Barriers to Job Readiness The City of Columbus, in coordination with Alvis and Workforce Development Board of Central Ohio, launched the EDGE Program. - learn more

Mayor Ginther and First Lady Shannon Ginther Announce New Columbus Women’s Commission Members Mayor Andrew J. Ginther and First Lady Shannon Ginther announced nine new Commissioners on the Columbus Women’s Commission. - learn more

City of Columbus to Delay April Start of Annual Street Sweeping Program The City of Columbus is delaying the April start of its annual street sweeping program at posted routes to ensure convenience and on-street parking availability for residents during the COVID-19 public health crisis. - learn more