Indians CF Delino DeShields Jr. tests positive for COVID-19

President Chris Antonetti said DeShields is doing well, other than a diminished sense of taste.

1,091 new COVID-19 cases reported in Ohio over last 24 hours

Cleveland amends traffic citations to limit number of people coming to court

Northeast Ohio cities still celebrating Fourth of July with fireworks amid coronavirus crisis (list)

  1,301 new COVID-19 cases, 27 deaths reported over last 24 hours in Ohio

Ohio Department of Health to begin reporting numbers of individuals presumed to have recovered from COVID-19

  3 northern Ohio counties show ‘very high exposure and spread’ of COVID-19 under state’s new Public Health Advisory System

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Ohio Department of Health website not hacked, technical difficulties shut it down

  Ohio Gov. DeWine shares school reopening plan, other important COVID-19 information

Cleveland Clinic doctor debunks 5 myths about use of cloth face masks

Lakewood restaurant temporarily closing after employee tests positive for COVID-19

Ohio Gov. DeWine unveils strategy for reopening schools: Staff members required to wear face coverings

Green Local Schools plan on letting families choose between in-person or online learning amid pandemic

Masks will be required at Cuyahoga County Library branches

Libraries re-open on July 6.

  Violators of Akron councilwoman’s mandatory mask proposal would face $50 fine

An Akron council member says she will propose making masks mandatory within the city to help limit the spread of COVID-19.

Rock Hall Live! summer concerts showcase Cleveland artists starting July 2

While many concerts have been canceled due to the coronavirus crisis, the show will go on at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame with their summer series showcasing Cleveland’s homegrown talent.

Over 1,000 Ohioans send ‘thank you’ card to former ODH Director Dr. Acton for leadership during COVID-19 pandemic

More than 1,000 Ohio residents signed and submitted a digital “thank you” card for former Department of Health Director Dr. Amy Acton’s help during the coronavirus crisis.

The Ohio State University requiring students and staff to wear face masks for fall semester

Pen pals wanted to keep assisted living community company during the coronavirus crisis

4 members of City Council show support for mask mandate, 2 dissent

Wearing of face masks now mandatory in Dayton, Gov. Mike DeWine urges other cities to follow suit

1,076 new COVID-19 cases, 13 deaths reported over last 24 hours in Ohio

Greater Cleveland Food Bank hosting drive-thru distribution at Parma Senior High School on Wednesday

Greater Cleveland Food Bank hosting drive-thru distribution in Muni Lot

In the midst of the coronavirus crisis, the Greater Cleveland Food Bank is here to help, all with adhering to social distancing standards with a drive-thru distribution.

Apply now: Cuyahoga County providing $6.8 million for residents struggling to make rent due to coronavirus crisis

The $6.8 million will provide up to three months of back rent to income-eligible applicants.

Fat Head’s Brewery employee tests positive for COVID-19

Fat Head’s Brewery confirmed a Middleburg Heights Beer Hall employee tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday.

Athletic training continues in Cleveland Heights, University Heights after student-athlete tests positive for COVID-19

Cleaning and maintenance staff sanitized the indoor and outdoor athletic facilities "out of an abundance of caution."

Slavic Village Pierogi Dash goes virtual to promote social distancing during pandemic

Runners will have the entire month of July to run anywhere they want and submit their time results online.

  Apple, Google, and OSU developing technology to trace COVID-19 cases on your smartphone

Apple, Google, and Ohio State University working to create technology to trace COVID cases on your smartphone

  Put-in-Bay coronavirus outbreak puts island packed with partiers on edge

The Toledo-Lucas County Health Department and Ottawa County Health Department have identified a COVID-19 outbreak on Put-In-Bay.

  Cleveland’s Little Italy struggles to adapt to new restrictions in tight quarters

Restaurants in Little Italy are struggling to pay their bills after the COVID shut down, and now the biggest event of the year has been cancelled.

743 new COVID-19 cases, 45 deaths reported over last 24 hours in Ohio

As of Tuesday, the Department of Health said 2,863 Ohioans have died from the coronavirus with at least 51,789 cases reported statewide.

Cleveland Museum of Art reopening on Tuesday

The Cleveland Museum of Art is back in business.

Punch Bowl Social Cleveland re-opening in the Flats

The restaurant will re-open on July 13.

Restaurant in Parma closes doors after employee tests positive for coronavirus

A Parma restaurant has closed its doors after being notified that a staff member tested positive for the coronavirus.

  Akron Public Schools releases proposal for in-person classes to be held in fall

Akron Public Schools laying out their plan to help kids succeed and stay safe when they come back to school in the fall.

  Free pop-up Covid-19 testing site in Canton aims to curb the surge

People in Canton were able to get tested for COVID-19, with or without symptoms, for free.

  University Hospitals testing frontline workers and first responders for COVID antibodies

University Hospitals is conducting antibody testing to determine how many of their frontline caregivers and first responders have had COVID-19.

  Outdoor visitations at Ohio nursing homes can resume July 20

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said the state is loosening the COVID-19 restrictions when it comes to visitations to nursing homes.

Gov. DeWine expected to unveil reopening strategy for Ohio schools by Thursday

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said on Monday that he expected to share that state’s strategy for reopening schools for the 2020-21 academic year by Thursday.

  Gov. DeWine warns of ‘broader community spread’; 737 new COVID-19 cases reported over last 24 hours in Ohio

As of Monday, the Department of Health said 2,818 Ohioans have died from the coronavirus with at least 51,046 cases reported statewide.

Cleveland Clinic updates visitation policy at Ohio hospitals during COVID-19 pandemic

The Cleveland Clinic has updated its guidelines for visiting patients during the coronavirus crisis.

University Hospitals doctor discusses recent spike of positive COVID-19 cases in Ohio

Coronavirus cases continue to be reported above-average in Ohio for several consecutive days in a row.

67% of Midwestern parents are in favor of kids returning to school, new study shows

A new study finds that nearly 70% of parents would likely send all of their children to public school for in-person classes for the start of the next school year.

Free COVID-19 testing taking place in Canton on Monday

Anyone in the Canton area who thinks they may have the coronavirus or have been around someone infected will have a chance to take a test.

Cleveland rec centers set to open July 6 with safety measures to prevent spread of COVID-19

The Neighborhood Resource and Recreation Centers are scheduled to open on July 6 for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic caused them to close their doors.

Coronavirus crisis: 854 new COVID-19 cases, 3 more deaths reported over last 24 hours

Ohio surpassed over 50,000 COVID-19 cases on Sunday.

Mitchell’s closes Beachwood shop after team member tests positive for COVID-19

Mitchell’s said the team member last worked on Tuesday and will self-quarantine.

2 RTA employees test positive for COVID-19

RTA said 17 employees have tested positive for COVID-19 as of Saturday, 11 of which have fully recovered and returned back to work.

Coronavirus crisis: 817 new COVID-19 cases, 16 more deaths reported over last 24 hours

As of Saturday, the Department of Health said 2,804 Ohioans have died from the coronavirus with at least 49,455 cases reported statewide.

  Some people in Ohio still denied COVID-19 tests, why?

Some people in Ohio denied COVID tests, we find out why and where everyone can get tested, symptoms or not

  Family restaurant on Cleveland’s East Side hoping to break even in 2020 amid pandemic

The Ohio Restaurant Association reported about 80 percent of restaurants in Ohio are making less than half of what they did a year ago.

  RTA providing free masks through August as COVID-19 numbers climb in Ohio

RTA is distributing free cloth masks at designated locations at designated times through August as part of an effort to keep riders safe from coronavirus

  Doctors worry people still skipping appointments over COVID-19 fears

From Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, to the CEO of the Cleveland Clinic, the concern over people skipping health screenings and checkups because of COVID-19 fears continue to grow.

More than 900 new COVID-19 cases in Ohio in 24 hours

According to health officials, 2,788 Ohioans have died from COVID-19.

Market Garden Brewery and Nighttown set to open July 1

Market Garden Brewery and Nighttown are planning to open July 1st, as part of a second wave of bars and restaurants reopening.

Free COVID-19 testing sites in Cleveland on Saturday

There will be three free COVID-19 testing sites and drive-through giveaways of PPE, personal care and hygiene items on both the East and West Side of Cleveland from 12-4 p.m.

  People continue to enjoy dining and drinks in Cleveland as COVID-19 cases tick upward

People continue to enjoy dining and drinks in Cleveland as COVID cases increase

  Families of Ohio nursing home residents plead to visit as Covid-19 cases rise by more than 500 in a week

1,949 nursing homes residents have died of Covid-19, according to the latest numbers from the Ohio Department of Health.

Gov. DeWine on spike in infections: ‘We do not believe this increase in cases is completely due to testing’

The governor of Ohio went in-depth to explain trends for COVID-19 infections that have been reported in the last 24 hours.

  Fourth-highest jump during Ohio pandemic: 892 new COVID-19 cases, 17 deaths reported over last 24 hours

As of Thursday, the Department of Health said 2,772 Ohioans have died from the coronavirus with at least 47,651 cases reported statewide.

Spike in COVID-19 cases at Ohio federal prison, health officials say

According to health officials, nine inmates at the prison have died from COVID-19.

‘Twice the Fun in ’21′: Pro Football Hall of Fame postpones 2020 Enshrinement Week events until next year

The Pro Football HOF will reschedule 2020′s events for Aug. 5-9, 2021, where the Class of 2020 will be honored in a separate ceremony from the Class of 2021 with what is being called “Twice the Fun in ’21.”

632 new COVID-19 cases, 20 deaths reported over last 24 hours in Ohio

As of Wednesday, the Department of Health said 2,755 Ohioans have died from the coronavirus with at least 46,759 cases reported statewide.

Greater Cleveland Food Bank hosting drive-thru distribution in Muni Lot

In the midst of the coronavirus crisis, the Greater Cleveland Food Bank is here to help, all with adhering to social distancing standards with a drive-thru distribution.

Day cares sue Ohio Department of Health to end ‘unlawful’ pandemic regulations

The nonprofit, nonpartisan legal center argues that the, “Ohio Deptartment of Health has no constitutional authority to overrule state legislation protecting parents, children, and day cares.”

9 Ohio dance studios sue state leaders over closures and restrictions amid coronavius crisis

Nine Ohio dance studios filed a class-action lawsuit in the Lake County Common Pleas Court on Monday seeking monetary compensation for their closures and restricted and limited operations amid the pandemic.

United Way of Lake County hosting contactless Care Kit drive-by drop off on Wednesday

Care Kits can be dropped off at five locations from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

  Free drive-thru COVID-19 testing in Wadsworth on Wednesday

Anyone with or without symptoms can get tested.

  Black babies are dying at a rate 7 times higher than white babies in Cleveland

First Year Cleveland, an organization committed to reducing the infant mortality rate of African American babies in Cuyahoga County, is encouraged by the efforts of Cuyahoga County Council to declare racism as a public health crisis.

  Restaurants still short-staffed, unable to maximize on limited capacity

Restaurant owners say some employees aren't ready to return to the workplace, while others can make more money working part time and collecting unemployment.

Cleveland State University to resume in-person classes in fall; implementing new health initiative

Cleveland State University announced plans to resume in-person classes at the start of the 2020 fall semester.

  590 new COVID-19 cases, 31 deaths reported over last 24 hours in Ohio

As of Tuesday, the Department of Health said 2,735 Ohioans have died from the coronavirus with at least 46,127 cases reported statewide.

  COVID-19 relief event taking place in Cleveland on Saturday; PPE and other supplies to be handed out

Those looking for personal protective equipment and personal care products during the pandemic can make their way to Cleveland on Saturday to pick up some free essential items.

Cuyahoga County will consider resolution declaring racism as a public health crisis on Tuesday

The county is expected to consider a resolution during Cuyahoga City Council’s meeting Tuesday declaring racism as a public health crisis.

  Patients seeking travel advice from doctors this summer

Patients are seeking advice from doctors ahead of summer vacation plans.

  Over a dozen Ohio students test positive for COVID-19 after Myrtle Beach trip, according to health officials

More than a dozen Ohio high school students have tested positive for COVID-19 after returning from a trip to Myrtle Beach, health officials said.

729 new COVID-19 cases reported in last 24 hours brings total to 45,537; 4 additional deaths reported in Ohio

As of Monday, the Department of Health said 2,704 Ohioans have died from the coronavirus with at least 45,537 cases reported statewide.

Yours Truly Restaurant’s Valley View location closes for 2 weeks after positive COVID-19 test

Yours Truly on Rockside Road will close for two weeks because a team member tested positive for COVID-19.

Shaker Heights officials holding food distribution Monday

Shaker Heights officials plan on holding a food distribution on Monday.

FDA: Stay away from potentially toxic hand sanitizers

The Food and Drug Administration asked consumers not to use specific hand sanitizers that were manufactured in Mexico because of possibly toxic chemicals.