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DeWine says Ohio won't yet vaccinate inmates despite federal guidance

Hundreds of thousands of more Ohioans will become eligible to get vaccinated on Thursday. Corrections officers are included. But inmates are excluded. That decision by Gov. Mike DeWine is at odds with federal health guidance. The CDC is urging states to vaccinate staff and inmates at the same time due to their high risk. According to the COVID Prison Project, which is run by scientists across the country, 24 states prioritized inmate vaccinations. Ohio is one of them, but here's the rub: they'll only be vaccinated if they meet Ohio's age or medical eligibility requirements. FULL STORY: https://www.wtol.com/article/news/health/coronavirus/vaccine/dewine-says-ohio-wont-yet-vaccinate-inmates-despite-cdc-guidance/512-012f1b16-71e2-4584-bae4-f24571bf6165 Subscribe to WTOL11: https://bit.ly/32odAkM Connect with us on social media: Go 419 Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/Go419/ Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/wtol11/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/WTOL11Toledo/ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/wtol11toledo/ WTOL 11 newsletter - https://wtol.com/email

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