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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.

Cincinnati Pools And Day Camps Open In Some Locations


Starting Monday, June 8, the Cincinnati Recreation Commission will open several neighborhood pools as well as host limited-attendance day camps for children at centers around the city. In this time of COVID-19, they face a variety of challenges to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for swimmers and campers.

Joining Cincinnati Edition to discuss the reopening plans and what safety measures they are implementing is Cincinnati Recreation Commission Director Daniel Betts.

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Michael Monks brings a broad range of experience to WVXU-FM as the host of Cincinnati Edition, Cincinnati Public Radio's weekday news and information talk show.