Category: Cuyahoga County

April 27, 2020

What to watch for: The effect of the pandemic on Cuyahoga County’s finances

Introduction The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the health and economic fabric of the State of Ohio, the United States, and the world. Labeled by policy experts as “an economic catastrophe,”[1] the crisis has impacted finances and services at each level of government, including the county level. In this post, we will examine the fiscal picture...

April 26, 2020

“We understand when we call that people are scared…we want to help track [COVID-19] down and understand who may be at risk.” 1,094 cases in Cuyahoga County, 67 deaths due to COVID-19

The Cuyahoga County Board of Health holds press conference updating citizens on the coronavirus pandemic on Tuesday and Friday mornings.   Cuyahoga County Board of Health (CCBH) commissioner Terry Allan began the April 24 press briefing by noting that some elective surgeries and other medical procedures may begin to be rescheduled, but stressed very quickly...

April 26, 2020

Cuyahoga County, partners to donate $200,000 to domestic violence center, Budish also announces new program that matches donors and needy families

The Cuyahoga County Board of Health holds press conference updating citizens on the coronavirus pandemic on Tuesday and Friday mornings. Cuyahoga County executive Armond Budish addressed the Cuyahoga County Board of Health (CCBH) press briefing on April 24. It has become customary for Budish to address the briefing with county updates about things like economic...

April 21, 2020

“We certainly can’t flip a switch that will that will certainly lead to more infections and more deaths,” 1,028 cases in Cuyahoga County, 56 deaths

The Cuyahoga County Board of Health holds press conference updating citizens on the coronavirus pandemic on Tuesday and Friday mornings. Cuyahoga County Board of Health (CCBH) health commissioner, Terry Allan, opened the April 21 briefing by addressing students who won’t return to school for the remainder of the year who are having to work remotely....

April 17, 2020

“We’re going to be living with COVID-19 for some time” health commissioner says: 927 cases in Cuyahoga County, 42 deaths

The Cuyahoga County Board of Health holds press conference updating citizens on the coronavirus pandemic on Tuesday and Friday mornings. Cuyahoga County Board of Health (CCBH) health commissioner, Terry Allan, removed his mask as he walked to the podium to begin the Friday briefing, by stating that we now have a “new normal.” The new...

April 17, 2020

County flags to fly at half-staff in honor of COVID-19 victims, grants and loans announced for small businesses

The Cuyahoga County Board of Health holds press conference updating citizens on the coronavirus pandemic on Tuesday and Friday mornings. Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish opened the Cuyahoga County Board of Health (CCBH) briefing on Friday, April 17, starting by ordering that flags on county building will fly at half staff in honor of those...

April 14, 2020

“Don’t get too comfortable with the fact that we are making progress,” 845 cases in Cuyahoga County, 25 deaths

The Cuyahoga County Board of Health holds press conferences to update citizens on the coronavirus pandemic on Tuesday and Friday mornings. Cuyahoga County Board of Health (CCBH) commissioner Terry Allan began his remarks by thanking people for celebrating while social distancing over the past holiday weekend. “We knew people were outside walking where the weather...

April 10, 2020

Cuyahoga County presents racial breakdown of COVID-19 cases, 746 cases in the county, 20 dead

The Cuyahoga County Board of Health holds press conference updating citizens on the coronavirus pandemic on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings. Cuyahoga County Board of Health (CCBH) commissioner Terry Allan recapped in the Cuyahoga County Board of Health’s Friday, April 10 briefing that the county is continuing to respond to complaints that come in to...

April 10, 2020

Cuyahoga County, Board of Elections provides 300 hotspots to CMSD students, AT&T to give two months free internet

The Cuyahoga County Board of Health holds press conference updating citizens on the coronavirus pandemic on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings. Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish addressed the Friday, April 10 briefing by talking about schools and kids in the community. Twenty-five percent of families in Cuyahoga County do not have a computer or internet...

April 8, 2020

647 cases, 20 deaths in Cuyahoga County, Cuyahoga County is doing a great job flattening the curve but now’s not the time to let up

The Cuyahoga County Board of Health holds press conference updating citizens on the coronavirus pandemic on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings. Cuyahoga County Board of Health (CCBH) commissioner Terry Allan opened his Wednesday, April 8 briefing by reminding everyone that we are in the middle of National Public Health Week. “Right now, more than ever,...