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As a new strain of coronavirus (COVID-19) swept through the world in 2020, preparedness plans, masking policies and more public policy changed just as quickly. WVXU has covered the pandemic's impact on the Tri-State from the very beginning, when on March 3, 2020, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine barred spectators from attending the Arnold Sports Festival in Columbus over concerns about the virus, even though Ohio had yet to confirm a single case of COVID-19.

Hamilton County Small Businesses Can Apply For Second Round Of Relief

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A man walks past a closed business in Shaker Heights, Ohio, on April 29.

Small businesses in Hamilton County that have been harmed during the pandemic now have a second chance to apply for funding through the Hamilton County CARES Small Business Relief Program. The second round of the program launched Monday, Aug. 24, allowing business owners to apply for grants up to $10,000.

Joining Cincinnati Edition to discuss the relief program is Hamilton County Commission President Denise Driehaus.

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