According to Governor DeWine “The vaccine is here. Its stronger and better than medical experts ever imagined.” “Everyone can now control their own health. Everyone can now control their own destiny.” After the state orders end though schools and businesses will be able to set their own requirements, including for masking and distancing. On June 2 the orders will be lifted except those for nursing homes and assisted living facilities.
DeWine also announced the Vax-a-Million contest. Ohio will give away $1 million to five adults who have received the vaccine and a four-year scholarship to a state university to five children age 12-17.
Here's Governor Mike DeWine with the official announcement from Wednesday's briefing.