Flags Ordered Lowered In Honor Of Those Lost To COVID

Governor DeWine has ordered flags lowered in honor of the 1 million Americans who have been killed by COVID-19.

The governor’s order is in accordance with the orders issued by the President of the United States of America and is in remembrance of the more than 1 million American lives lost to COVID-19.

Governor DeWine has ordered that the flags of the United States and the State of Ohio be flown at half-staff upon all public buildings and grounds throughout the State of Ohio until sunset on Monday, May 16th.

“Today, we mark a tragic milestone:  one million American lives lost to COVID-19,” the President said in a statement.

“One million empty chairs around the dinner table.  Each an irreplaceable loss.”

Read the President’s full statement here.