FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
April 27, 2021
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Governor Announces Health Orders Removing Restrictions Signed
(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today announced Ohio Department of Health Director Stephanie McCloud signed the following public health orders:
- Addendum to Director’s Amended Order for Social Distancing, Facial Coverings, and Non-Congregating that does not require individuals who are fully-vaccinated to quarantine after exposure to someone with COVID-19, unless they live and work in a nursing home, long-term care facility, or other congregate care setting where those individuals are subject to CDC or other industry guidance.
- Amended Director’s Order Rescinding the Director’s Order to Limit Access to Ohio’s Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF/IIDs) and Permit Visitation and directs facilities to follow all relevant guidance issued by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services regarding access to the facilities, visitation, and communal activities.