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Jen Millett, a nurse aide at McCullough-Hyde hospital, protested TriHealth's vaccine mandate for their employees. She believes that people should make the decision to get vaccinated themselves.

McCullough-Hyde employees protest vaccine requirement

Around 10 McCullough-Hyde Memorial Hospital employees and family members gathered outside the hospital at 4 p.m. on Aug. 25, with signs to protest the COVID-19 vaccine requirement for employees. Today was the second time they protested the requirement. The first was held last week.

Brick Street Bar and Grill has implemented new COVID policies for both employees and customers.

Brick Street to require COVID vaccine, test for entry

Oxford’s Brick Street Bar and Grill announced the bar will now require proof of COVID-19 vaccination, a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours or evidence of a positive COVID antibody test before allowing entry. The announcement came in an Instagram post Thursday, July 29.  

Miami students at both the Oxford and regional campuses have a chance to win Apple products, hockey tickets or even a semester’s worth of tuition through the university’s new vaccine incentive program.

Miami announces new vaccine incentive program

Miami announced its new “Your Shot to Win” program in a July 13 university wide email. The program enters all full-time students who have received at least one dose of any FDA emergency authorized COVID-19 vaccine into weekly drawings for various prizes.


Oxford holds first in-person council meeting in 15 months

Plastic barriers separated Oxford’s city councilors at their June 2 meeting, the first in person City Council meeting in 15 months. Last March, the city switched to remote meetings to follow social distancing guidelines and mitigate the spread of COVID-19. 

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