Cincinnati Health Commissioner Melba Moore said so far the city's health clinics have tested 11 people for COVID-19. Moore told City Council Wednesday they're still waiting on results for the six people who were tested last week.
Cincinnati is taking steps to help people experiencing homelessness protect themselves from COVID-19. That includes setting up a facility at the Over-the-Rhine Recreation Center to help with overflows from shelters that may not be able to provide isolation areas.
Cincinnati officials are working to set up "pick-up and drop-off" zones near city restaurants providing carryout and food delivery. The move comes after many of these businesses were forced to shut down their dining areas to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
While Ohio Governor Mike DeWine says the recommendation to delay in-person voting from March 17 until June 2 has the support of both the Republican and Democratic party chiefs, at least one local politician is opposed: Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley.
Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley announced Monday that he's signed four emergency orders to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. The most significant one is an order that requires social distancing in public spaces.
Farmland all across Ohio is being transformed into thousands of acres of solar panels to provide businesses and households with green energy. Much of the development is in the southwestern part of the state, and on March 12, the first project under construction held its official groundbreaking.
John Cranley says he never thought he'd see bars and restaurants closed for St. Patrick's Day. The Cincinnati mayor says he's a proud Irish-American, but supports the decision in light of the threat of coronavirus. Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on Sunday ordered the closure of all bars and restaurants in the state until further notice, as a way of limiting the spread of COVID-19.