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Wright State Coronavirus Updates

This page will be updated as Wright State provides more communication on the ongoing fight to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

Students with story tips or questions should email [email protected].

Coronavirus | Photo by Soham Parikh | The Wright State Guardian

Coronavirus coverage in Ohio: Daily updates

The State of Ohio continues to release more information in an effort to combat the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), we will provide daily updates at the state and local level here.

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Breaking: Eligible students to receive CARES Act funds

Wright State will begin issuing mass emergency financial grants totaling approximately $4.8 million to more than 5,700 students.

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Coronavirus | Photo by Soham Parikh | The Wright State Guardian

6 new coronavirus symptoms to look out for

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recently announced six new symptoms of the coronavirus. Watch for these new symptoms.

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Essential Employee Spotlight: Dayton Foodbank

The unsung heroes of today’s society are those working to provide basic needs, things otherwise not thought about, to people who find themselves dealing with financial hardships during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Guardian Gallery: With God’s Grace, WSU food drive

In the crisis where everything seems to have been frozen to a standstill, this short trip truly made me appreciate the continuous hard work these fearless leaders are putting day in and day out to make sure that Daytonians don’t suffer.

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Unemployment | Photo by Soham Parikh | The Wright State Guardian

Student Emergency Relief Fund raises over $20,000

“During this unprecedented time, it is important to come together as a community to support and care for our families, including our Wright State family,” according to the Wright State University Foundation.

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Book rentals: How to return your books to the campus bookstore

Wright State University’s switch to remote learning in March is having lasting effects on students. Due to campus being closed, the WSU Bookstore is accepting returns through mail only.

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From the frontlines: Grocery store employees

Grocery store employees at Dorothy Lane Market (DLM) in Springboro experience the stress of the pandemic firsthand as they struggle to keep shelves stocked.

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Working in a hospital during coronavirus pandemic

Jason Rodriquez, a Wright State University (WSU) alumnus, now works for Kettering Health Network where he notices the effects of coronavirus.

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Science Lab | Photo by Soham Parikh | The Wright State Guardian

Habits putting you at higher risk for coronavirus

Although many people have been wearing masks, other aspects have been forgotten that could be affecting people’s health. Habits in one’s everyday life that one doesn’t notice could be putting them at higher risk for coronavirus.

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