ODH Rescinds Several COVID-19 Health Orders, Over 5 Million Ohioans Have Received First Dose of Vaccine

Ohio Department of Health Director Stephanie McCloud Monday signed an order rescinding several COVID-19-related health orders. The recissions went into effect at 12:01 a.m. on June 2. 
 
The following orders remain in effect:

  • The Order to Require Screening for Admission to State Operated Psychiatric Hospitals or to Department of Youth Services Facilities.

  • The Director’s Order Designating The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center a Public Health Laboratory.

  • The Director’s Order to Facilities to Notify Residents, Guardians and Sponsor of Positive or Probable Cases of COVID-19.

  • The Director’s Order Requiring Reporting and Notification Regarding COVID-19 Cases in Kindergarten through Twelfth Grade.


As of Thursday, more than 5.34 million Ohioans have received their first dose of a COVID vaccine and 4.6 million have completed the vaccination series. Ohioans can find the vaccination site nearest them at gettheshot.coronavirus.ohio.gov.