Panel focuses on the effect of COVID on central Ohio’s kids


COLUMBUS (WCMH) — The Columbus Metropolitan Club is hosting a forum to address the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on children.

NBC4’s Matt Barnes is hosting the discussion, Kids and COVID: Red Flags for Future Success.

Panelists include Rev. John Edgar, Executive Director and Pastor Emeritus, United Methodist Church and Community Development for all People; Jill Gorz, Clinical Therapist, Star House; and Robert “Bo” Chilton, CEO, IMPACT Community Acton.

Topics will include online learning and lack of social interaction, and is expected to examine where Ohio children stand today.

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