Gov. DeWine orders flags to half staff to honor 500,000 Americans killed by COVID-19

Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WDTN) – Governor DeWine has ordered Tuesday that the flags of the United States and the State of Ohio be flown at half-staff upon all public buildings and grounds in Ohio.

The order is in remembrance of the more than 500,000 Americans who have died due to COVID-19, including more than 14,000 Ohioans. It will be in effect until sunset on February 26, 2021.

The order was issued Tuesday in accordance with the order issued by the President of the United States of America.  

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