CORONAVIRUS SHUTS DOWN OHIO ELECTIONS

SECRETARY OF STATE FRANK LAROSE SPEAKSAccording to AP, Ohio Department of Health Director, Amy Acton, M.D., MPH, ordered polls closed prior to the Ohio Primary Election declaring a health emergency. Governor Mike DeWine said this action was necessary to prevent further spreading of the pandemic virus. Governor DeWine, exercised his power to keep people safe, concurring with the State Health Director put forth an order closing the polls, for health reasons alone.At press time Call and Post goes one on one with Secretary of State, Frank LaRose. LaRose emphasized that the Federal Center for Disease Control (CDC), State health departments, Cuyahoga County health departments and health experts, from across the country were unanimous in reducing the maximum number of people in a group setting from 100 down to 50. He said it would not be safe for that amount of people to be together and would increase the spread of


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