Hamilton County

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Cincinnati Animal CARE Humane Society is about two months into its contract providing dog warden services in Hamilton County.

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The Hamilton County commissioners unanimously approved a resolution Thursday asking the city of Cincinnati to close its police department gun range in Evendale.

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A few weeks ago, Hamilton County health officials expressed concerns about the number of positive COVID cases in the 18-24 age group. On Wednesday, Health Commissioner Greg Kesterman said Wednesday those numbers are starting to decline. The positivity rate was around 18%, and it's now dropped to about 11%.

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Hamilton County could use up to $2 million of federal CARES Act funding for a marketing effort to support struggling hotels, cultural institutions, attractions and businesses. 

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Cincinnati Public Schools will transition to a blended learning model starting Oct. 5.

Under a 1-2-2 model, all students will take part in distance learning on Mondays. On Tuesdays and Wednesdays, a group of students will attend classes, followed by a separate group on Thursdays and Fridays.

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Greater Cincinnati officials are urging people to complete their census forms before Sept. 30, even though a federal court in California could extend that deadline based on a recent lawsuit.

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For the first time in more than a month, Hamilton County health officials are reporting an increase in positive COVID-19 cases.

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Updated: Friday, Sept. 4

We asked for your questions in our feature OKI Wanna Know and a number of people asked about the naming of a couple of prominent roads: Reed Hartman Highway and Fields-Ertel. The two intersect so we combined them into one story.

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Hamilton County has officially launched its effort to increase COVID-19 testing in the county.

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Hamilton County begins accepting applications Monday for a second round of grants to help small businesses struggling because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Hamilton County's health commissioner said this is the fourth week in a row that he's seen many COVID-19 indicators looking very good. 

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Hamilton County officials said Wednesday the COVID-19 metrics they're monitoring continue to decline, including positive cases, hospitalizations and intensive care unit admissions.

But they warn residents should not let down their guard.

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The Hamilton County commissioners are using $18 million of federal CARES Act funding to increase COVID-19 testing and data collection in the county. 

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Hamilton County's health commissioner said Wednesday he's seen several positive indicators as it relates to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Hamilton County officials said the number of new COVID-19 cases is starting to level off or slightly decrease.

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Hamilton County commissioners are using $3.5 million of federal CARES Act funding to assist people with their rent and utility payments. 

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Starting Wednesday at 6 p.m., people in Hamilton County must wear masks in public spaces to help slow the spread of COVID-19. 

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Hamilton County officials are concerned about an increasing number of COVID-19 cases in the county.

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Hamilton County public health officials are reminding people not to relax when it comes to taking precautions against the spread of the coronavirus. A spike in positive COVID-19 cases identified last week continues to rise.

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The Hamilton County Commission will likely vote Thursday to use $2 million from the county's transient occupancy tax (hotel/motel tax) fund to begin marketing the area for tourism. Another $2 million will come from funding the county received from the Congressional CARES Act.

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