Source: Health Policy Institute of Ohio
Given the soaring number of cases and hospitalizations, on October 29 Governor Mike DeWine called on leaders of each county and community to create COVID-19 “defense teams” (Source: “Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine Calls for Local Coronavirus ‘Defense Teams,’ Acknowledges there’s no Solid Data on Cause of Recent Alarming Spread,” Cleveland.com, October 29, 2020).
Gov. DeWine said defense teams would be made up of county commissioners, mayors, local hospital leaders, the local health commissioners and business, and religious and other leaders. The teams would look at COVID-19 data, inventory their assets, and act.