The Erie County Health Department has announced that they’ll be hosting vaccine clinics to administer Pfizer COVID-19 booster vaccine doses for eligible individuals.
The clinics will take place October 16th from 9 am to 1 pm and October 22nd from 9 am to 12 noon.
Doses will be made available to those who are most vulnerable.
To schedule a dose, visit www.CovidErieOhio.com; or if you do not have online access or need assistance scheduling, call their COVID-19 Vaccine Registration line at 567-867-5228.
Checking local COVID numbers…
Erie County had 282 new reported cases and 5 new deaths during the time frame of September 26th through October 2nd. The death toll is now 231 since the pandemic began. 52 percent of Erie County residents are fully vaccinated.
In Huron County, there was 1 new death and 32 new reported cases on Tuesday. The death toll in Huron County is at 134 since the beginning of the pandemic.
In Lorain County, 196 new reported cases took place on Tuesday.
Statewide, 5,500 new cases were reported on Tuesday, compared to the 21-day rolling average of nearly 6,100.
Foggy conditions led to multiple traffic mishaps on Tuesday morning.
According to Norwalk Ohio News.com, one of those involved a 16-year-old girl from Wakeman driving into the side of a house after running a stop sign.
The driver, Abby Livermore, did not appear to have serious injuries, said authorities, and the home’s residents were not hurt.
The accident took place on Crandall Road.
The Ohio Department of Insurance, Ohio State Highway Patrol and Ohio Department of Natural Resources want to remind motorists of the increase in deer-related traffic crashes this time of year.
Since 2016, statistics from the Ohio State Highway Patrol show there were over 100,000 deer-related crashes on Ohio’s roadways.
While 95 percent of deer-related crashes only resulted in property damage, 27 crashes resulted in fatal injuries to motorists, with 28 killed.
Additionally, nearly half of these crashes occurred in October, November, and December.
Lorain County is one of the top counties for deer-related crashes in the state.
Ribbon-cutting ceremonies this afternoon for Lorain County Health and Dentistry’s new facility in the 800-block of Middle Avenue in Elyria…
The ceremony will begin just after 4 pm, followed by an open house…
Lorain County Public Health has announced; they’ve secured a grant to provide free pack-n-plays to qualifying families.
Health Commissioner Dave Covell says, the “Cribs for Kids” program is one way to reduce the county’s infant mortality rate.
The final City of Sandusky Neighborhood Ice Cream Social of the season is set for tonight.
It will happen at Jaycee Park (North) from 6 to 7 pm.
Residents are invited to enjoy refreshments, meet and greet with City Commissioners and staff and share their ideas on how to make improvements to the city.
Final preparations are underway for the 33rd annual Lorain County College Fair.
It’ll be held tomorrow night from 6 until 7:30 in the Ewing Activities Fieldhouse of Lorain County Community College in Elyria.
The college fair acts as a resource for high school juniors and seniors… …and their parents…to learn about more than 100 colleges, universities and military academies.
Sandusky residents are invited to drop off their yard waste this weekend.
The drop-off event will run from 8 am to 4 pm this Saturday and from 10 am to 4 pm on Sunday at Barnes Nursery in Huron.
The event is for residential waste only.
Tomorrow, the Second Harvest Food Bank will host a drive-thru, mobile food pantry.
It’ll be held from 4:30 until 6 at Longfellow School on Louisiana in Lorain.
The Lorain International Association is looking ahead to next year…announcing the return of the Lorain International Festival and Bazaar to the Black River Landing in downtown Lorain.
It’ll be held June 24th through June 26th, with additional events, including the International Princess Pageant, leading up to the festival.
The 2022 festival will spotlight the Mexican community of Lorain.
-The Cleveland Cavaliers lost 131-95 in their preseason opener last night in Chicago.
From the National Weather Service…
Patchy fog this morning.
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible in the afternoon.
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.