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Householder urges GOP state senator to 'grow a pair' and back cutting Amy Acton's power

Dr. Amy Acton pleaded with Ohioans to remember to set an example for the future of our state and country. Photo: Office of Gov. Mike DeWine

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Dr. Amy Acton, with tears in her eyes: "I think the thing that will always live with me is that George Floyd called out to his mother...Our children are looking to us to help create that world where all Ohioans can flourish."

Householder urges GOP state senator to ’grow a pair’ and back cutting Amy Acton’s power

Ohio Department of Health Director Dr. Amy Acton signed health orders extending social distancing requirements until July in effort to prevent further spread of the coronavirus.​

Ohio still has a ban on most mass gatherings of more than 10 people due to the coronavirus pandemic, but there is an exception for free-speech demonstrations, according to Dr. Amy Acton's latest health order, released Friday night.

Dr. Amy Acton signs order to open Ohio's day care centers

Ohio Department of Health director Dr. Amy Acton extended the closures of most entertainment and recreation facilities until July 1.

Dr. Amy Acton signs 2 new health orders to lift some of COVID-19 restrictions in the state

Ohio Department of Health Director Dr. Amy Acton has signed two new health orders impacting Ohioans, according to Governor Mike DeWine.​


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Ohio Senate unanimously votes down House proposal to slash Dr. Amy Acton’s authority

Dr. Amy Acton "has acted in an impermissibly arbitrary, unreasonable and oppressive manner."

The Ohio Senate on Wednesday unanimously rejected a measure from the House that would limit the authority of Ohio Department of Health Director Dr. Amy Acton.

UPDATE: Gov. DeWine's office confirms he would veto bill meant to curb Dr. Amy Acton's powers, should it pass State Senate

House Republicans on Wednesday moved to strip Ohio Department of Health Director Dr. Amy Acton’s authority to issue lasting state orders, a direct attack on Republican Gov. Mike DeWine and his response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Ohio's Stay at Home order expires at 11:59pm on May 1. Governor DeWine and state leaders are discussing a gradual reopening of businesses across the state. What will that look like? What are your questions for the Governor, Lt. Governor, and Dr. Amy Acton? #askABC6 

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Dr. Amy Acton has taken center stage as the director of Ohio's Department of Health. But when she was a child, she says, people looked down on her and her brother because they were poor. Her bootstrap personal story has contributed to her popularity.

Get your beverages ready, whether it's wine, juice, water, beer, etc.! @Reflog_18  created this drinking game based on the daily press conferences featuring Gov. Mike DeWine and Dr. Amy Acton. Today's press conference will start at 2 p.m. Are you up for the challenge?

According to Ohio Department of Health Director Dr. Amy Acton, patients who contract the COVID-19 coronavirus are showing new symptoms.

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UNITED STATES: Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton says 1% of the state's population, equivalent to more than 100,000 people, could currently have coronavirus.