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COVID-19 cases in Ohio are reaching record-high numbers and the Cincinnati area is no exception. Officials say Cincinnati saw an all-time high of 247 cases Saturday and nearby Clermont County reported a high of 186 cases Friday. 

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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is helping Cincinnati clean up lead to protect families from long-term health issues.

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Cincinnati's Health Commissioner says contrary to rumors on social media, as of Monday morning, there are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the city. 

The Cincinnati Health Department's new Commissioner steps into the role after an unsettling time. The department went without a permanent leader for two years, but Melba Moore has now taken charge, bringing 15 years' experience as the health commissioner for St. Louis.

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Courtis Fuller hosts a town hall-style broadcast called Where We Stand 2019 with Cincinnati city leaders 7 p.m. Thursday, March 14 (Channel 5).

The discussion, part of Hearst Television's corporate-wide Project CommUnity announced in December, will focus on four main topics -- crime and justice; employment; poverty and health; and education.

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After two years, Cincinnati is finally set to have a new health commissioner.