Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has a message for schools amid COVID surge

With some districts adjusting their COVID safety protocols in response to the latest surge of new cases, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has a message for school leaders across the state.

“If we want our kids to be in school, the most important thing we can do is have them vaccinated — but also for the schools to mandate masking,” Gov. DeWine told 3News’ Maureen Kyle in a one-on-one interview Wednesday morning.

He also urged parents to take action.

“The most important thing parents can do is have their child vaccinated,” he said.

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