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Residence halls implement new COVID-19 color coding system to track the spread of the virus.
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Ten Miami students test positive for COVID-19

Miami University President Greg Crawford announced that 10 students and two employees have tested positive for COVID-19 since the start of the school year. In an email sent to the Miami community on Friday, Aug. 21, Crawford wrote that the positive tests occurred on Miami’s Oxford campus. 


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Oxford City Council bans gatherings of more than 10 people

As Miami University students begin their fall semester remotely, with many in off-campus housing, Oxford City Council voted to ban gatherings of more than 10 people at its Aug. 18 meeting. The emergency ordinance will be enforced until Gov. Mike DeWine declares the end of Ohio’s state of emergency.


Oxford will follow Governor Mike DeWine's statewide plan for a phased reopening. The first phase began May 4.
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Oxford begins to reopen

Oxford is following Ohio Governor Mike DeWine's plan to reopen, which began Monday, May 4. Phase one will include allowing manufacturing, distribution, general offices and construction to reopen. 


Many professors must balance their responsibilities as educators and parents as they transition to remote learning.
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Professors with kids

Each day’s rhythm remains consistent. The day begins with morning meetings for Oliver’s preschool class, then each parent either works with him or prepares for their own classes. There’s a more relaxed lunch period to cook meals together, then some self-designated quiet time, so Legg and Strantz can get work done while Oliver is occupied with a book or iPad.


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City Council goes digital

Oxford City Council began hosting its  meetings virtually on Thursday, April 9. This change may continue until after the stay-at-home order is lifted.  


Trying to keep a sense of community during the pandemic, one Oxford resident has created a little library in front of his home.
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Oxford resident creates his own little library

Just past the winding turns of Melissa Drive in Oxford, a small red mailbox sits out in front of one of the homes. Inside, the custom-built mailbox is full of novels, children's books and an array of reading material. On the outside of the mailbox, a sign reads, “Santa’s Little Free Library Take a Book — Leave a Book.”

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