Covering the impact and effects of the coronavirus pandemic on campus and in Athens County.


Ohio University and the state of Ohio have taken measures to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19.

OU announced March 13 all in-person instruction will cease for the rest of the Spring Semester. This came after the original announcement of moving to online instruction until the end of March.

The university has also canceled all current and future travel programs until at least Fall Semester.

The Post will be following responses from the university and city of Athens to the coronavirus in order to best inform the community and students of precautions, safety measures and more.

This landing page will be updated continually to reflect the most recent information.


Tracking the Virus
This map provides the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in each Ohio county. Please visit The Ohio Department of Health for more recent updates of cases.
Last updated: August 19, 2020 at 2:42 p.m.
# of Confirmed Cases
  • 0
  • 1-4,000+
Ohio University
SOURCE: Ohio Department of Health


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