Record-high 2,425 coronavirus cases reported in Ohio over last 24 hours; Cuyahoga County approaching highest threat level

Oberlin College: 6 positive COVID-19 cases on campus

Ohio Education Association urges Gov. DeWine to further fund schools amid COVID-19

Tri-C to offer free COVID-19 testing Thursday

Ohio Department of Health issues COVID-19 travel advisory for 7 states

How to apply for The Salvation Army’s Christmas Distribution program

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Cleveland permits restaurants to keep extended outdoor dining areas through June 1, 2021

  College of Wooster going to remote-learning for the rest of fall semester as state COVID-19 cases rise

Greater Cleveland Food Bank teams up with Cavaliers for drive-thru food distribution at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse on Friday

Greater Cleveland Food Bank to host drive-thru distribution in Muni Lot Thursday

Bay Village Schools changes plan due to COVID-19

66 new deaths, a record-breaking 2,366 coronavirus cases reported in Ohio in last 24 hours

Cleveland Clinic partners with science technology company to develop rapid COVID-19 breath test

The Cleveland Clinic announced a collaboration with a science and technology development company to develop a breath test to detect COVID-19.

  Record number of Ohio Covid hospitalizations in 24-hour span, prompting hospitals to prepare for surge in patients

Coronavirus cases are on the rise in Ohio for a fifth straight day with over 2,000. Prior to that - it only happened once, and that was due to prison inmate testing back in April.

Shaker Heights Schools postpones in-classroom learning after spike in COVID-19 cases in Cuyahoga County

Shaker Heights students will not return to the district’s school buildings for in-person learning on Monday, Oct. 26 as previously planned.

Greater Cleveland Food Bank needs $43,500 by Thursday to put turkeys on Thanksgiving tables

For just $12.50, you can help put a turkey on the table.

  U.S. Border Patrol apprehensions in region down nearly 60% during pandemic

White House Coronavirus Task Force: Ohio’s recent increase in cases stems from social gatherings

8 new deaths, an additional 2,015 coronavirus cases reported in Ohio over the last 24 hours

Kamala Harris still planning campaign stop in Cleveland following Friday cancellation

  Flu season’s arrival as COVID-19 cases grow cause concern for ‘twindemic’

  8 Garfield Heights nursing home residents test positive for COVID-19

  Restaurants, bars struggling with availability and pricing of PPE and disinfectant

PPE that restaurants need, like gloves are very expensive during the pandemic, and in short supply.

  Gov. DeWine addresses surge in new cases in Cuyahoga County; an additional 1,837 infections reported across Ohio in last 24 hours

As of Monday, the Department of Health said 5,075 Ohioans have died from the coronavirus with at least 183,624 cases reported statewide since the start of the pandemic.

  All Strongsville City Schools students return to in-person learning amid COVID-19 pandemic

All students in Strongsville City Schools return to in-person learning.

Five Ohio restaurants cited overnight by OIU for breaking COVID-19 regulation

The restaurants' citation cases will be seen by the Ohio Liquor Control Commission.

No additional deaths, 1,562 coronavirus cases reported in Ohio over the last 24 hours

As of Sunday, the Department of Health said 5,067 Ohioans have died from the coronavirus with at least 181,787 cases reported statewide since the start of the pandemic.

2 Euclid bars and restaurants cited for allowing alcohol consumption after 11 p.m. on Friday despite health order

The Scoreboard Tavern and B Stone will go before the Ohio Liquor Control Commission for potential penalties that may include fines and/or the suspension or revocation of liquor permits.

  Patterson Fruit Farm enhances safety precautions as they help people celebrate the fall season

Owner Bill Patterson is just happy his farm is still functioning during COVID-19 despite the many obstacles faced by business owners.

  Highest 24-hour spike with regular testing: 2,234 coronavirus cases reported in Ohio over the last 24 hours

As of Saturday, the Department of Health said 5,067 Ohioans have died from the coronavirus with at least 180,225 cases reported statewide since the start of the pandemic.

Cuyahoga County Board of Health to give away PPE at Beachwood Place

Mask up!

Coronavirus crisis: More than $6.9 billion in unemployment compensation paid out to Ohioans in last 30 weeks

ODJFS said Ohioans filed 287,049 continued jobless claims last week, which was 489,253 fewer than the peak earlier this year.

  Ohio alcohol retailers continue to see uptick in sales during pandemic

Retail liquor sales in Ohio have been up for six months, but wholesale is down significantly.

  Cleveland Metropolitan School District students to continue at-home schooling through winter break

The Cleveland Metropolitan School District began its 2020-21 school year at home on Sept. 8 because of the novel coronavirus pandemic.

County Executive Armond Budish and Cuyahoga County Board of Health leaders hold COVID-19 press briefing

The stream begins at 2:30 Friday afternoon.

16 new deaths, an additional 2,148 coronavirus cases reported in Ohio over the last 24 hours

As of Friday, the Department of Health said 5,054 Ohioans have died from the coronavirus with at least 177,991 cases reported statewide since the start of the pandemic.

COVID-19 vaccine manufacturer to push for emergency approval in November

CEO: Approval is a three-step process

Medina’s haunted car wash, a socially-distanced Halloween attraction, opens Friday

Last year's haunted car wash garnered national media attention.

  The Salvation Army on changes this Christmas, donations and fundraising

The Salvation Army fears a low fundraising year could leave struggling families without help.

5 positive COVID-19 cases in Rittman Exempted Village School district

Five students, a 2nd, 4th, 6th, 8th and 10th grader, are presumed positive for COVID-19.

Strongsville City Schools' school board to hold emergency meeting, discuss restart plan

The Strongsville school system currently has four COVID-19 positive students in isolation, and 86 students are in quarantine due to exposure.

  Case Western Reserve University student sues for tuition, fees refund after virtual learning semester

Lozada paid $26,000 in tuition and fees for the spring semester 2020, according to the lawsuit.

Marble Room set to reopen in November for 1st time since pandemic

Seating is limited due to COVID-19 social distancing requirements.

  Northeast Ohio schools returning to in-class learning in “wait and see” mode after record Covid cases

Governor Mike Dewine announced Ohio set another record for coronavirus cases Thursday.

  If you went to Trunk or Treat at the Captain’s Stadium, check for COVID-19 symptoms

The Lake County General Health District is urging everyone who went to the Lake County First Responder’s First Annual Truck or Treat to monitor for coronavirus symptoms after one attendee tested positive for COVID-19.

Ohio records highest 24-hour spike again: 2,178 coronavirus cases reported in last 24 hours

As of Thursday, the Department of Health said 5,033 Ohioans have died from the coronavirus with at least 173,665 cases reported statewide since the start of the pandemic.

Lorain City School District begins COVID-19 testing on portion of student population

The Lorain City School District will require coronavirus testing for specific students as part of a plan to measure community spread of COVID-19.

  Concerns about school grow as reported coronavirus cases rise in Ohio

Parents react to new one-day increase in cases

Ohio Department of Health issues COVID-19 travel advisory for 8 states

The ODH said those entering Ohio after travel to states reporting positive testing rates of 15% or higher for COVID-19 are advised to self-quarantine for 14 days.

Greater Cleveland Food Bank to host drive-thru distribution in Muni Lot Thursday

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.

  Is Sokolowski’s University Inn closing permanently? Family owners to meet to decide

The restaurant opened in 1923.

Highest 24-hour spike with regular testing: 2,039 new coronavirus cases reported in Ohio over the last 24 hours

As of Wednesday, the Department of Health said 5,033 Ohioans have died from the coronavirus with at least 173,665 cases reported statewide since the start of the pandemic.

Nearly 1,700 complaints of non-compliance to mask mandate have been made to Cleveland’s health department

The Cleveland Department of Public Health is responsible for monitoring non-compliance complaints during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Epidemiologist with Cleveland’s health department resigns amid rising COVID-19 cases across Ohio

Fryerson’s resignation comes following several significant reassignments within the city’s health department made by Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson.

Travel restrictions again: Ohio visitors to New York, New Jersey, Connecticut required to quarantine for 14 days

Once again, Ohio has landed on the travel restriction list for three states: New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.

  Ohio families rush to nursing homes after ban on visitors lifted amid pandemic

After months of being denied access to see family members in nursing homes statewide due to mandated guidelines designed to protect residents from COVID-19, families have been reunited in Ohio once again.

  Willoughby-Eastlake schools eyeing Oct. 26 reopening after COVID cluster throughout district

After a cluster of COVID-19 cases throughout the district, officials at Willoughby-Eastlake City Schools are re-evaluating their protocols, while hoping to re-open schools before the end of this month.

Gov. DeWine says vaccine could be available to 'large’ part of Ohio by summer 2021

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine was honest with how he feels about what the coming months will be like as the fight against the spread of COVID-19 continues.

12 new deaths, an additional 1,447 coronavirus cases reported in Ohio over the last 24 hours

As of Tuesday, the Department of Health said 5,017 Ohioans have died from the coronavirus with at least 171,626 cases reported statewide since the start of the pandemic.

Willoughby-Eastlake Schools move forward with switch to virtual learning; will re-evaluate at end of October

Officials from Willoughby-Eastlake City Schools met on Monday night to discuss the plan to move forward to remote learning following recent COVID-19 exposures in at least two district buildings.

First in the country: University Hospitals offers ‘sleep pod’ for health care workers during COVID-19 pandemic

A pilot program at University Hospitals Medical Center in Cleveland provides much-needed rest to essential health care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  Willoughby-Eastlake schools move to virtual learning until further notice after rise in COVID case

Students in the Willoughby-Eastlake School District will return to virtual learning as of Monday.

  Rapid, mass COVID-19 testing starts at Kent State University

Over the last few months, several residence halls have found themselves under quarantine after many of their students had been exposed to the coronavirus.

  Cleveland Outpost makes outdoor recreation more accessible during pandemic

The Cleveland Outpost is a new outdoor gear exchange store that is making recreation equipment more affordable and providing guidance for people new to these sports.

6 new deaths, an additional 1,430 coronavirus cases reported in Ohio over the last 24 hours

As of Monday, the Department of Health said 5,005 Ohioans have died from the coronavirus with at least 170,179 cases reported statewide since the start of the pandemic.

  Indoor visits at nursing homes and assisted living facilities beginning Monday

Indoor visits have been off-limits since the pandemic began in March.

2 more deaths, an additional 1,291 coronavirus cases reported in Ohio over the last 24 hours

As of Sunday, the Department of Health said 4,999 Ohioans have died from the coronavirus with at least 168,749 cases reported statewide since the start of the pandemic.

OIU cites Maple Heights restaurant for the third time

The restaurant's citation case will be seen by the Ohio Liquor Control Commission.

Pepper Pike police wear pink patches for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

They are asking others to also wear pink as a show of support.

3 more deaths, an additional 1,356 coronavirus cases reported in Ohio over the last 24 hours

As of Saturday, the Department of Health said 4,997 Ohioans have died from the coronavirus with at least 167,458 cases reported statewide since the start of the pandemic.

  COVID-related complaints about bars and restaurants in Lake, Lorain, Cuyahoga, Summit counties steady in September

Lorain, Lake, Cuyahoga and Summit Counties report the volume of COVID-related complaints they've received in the month of September.

  Elderly nurse, who has cared for others for decades, finds it hard to make ends meet now due to COVID-19

She was able to sign up for benefits months ago, but she still hasn't gotten a cent of help. “I would tell them to try eating peanut and jelly every day for a month and see how they like it,” she said.

Cleveland Heights Chief confirms COVID-19 tests for 5 firefighters came back positive

Firefighters are used to battling flames, but five in Cleveland Heights are now battling COVID-19.

  Northeast Ohio banquet hall calls Gov. DeWine’s finger-pointing at weddings for rise in COVID-19 cases ‘unfair’

Gov. Mike DeWine is placing the blame on weddings and funerals for the rise in COVID-19 cases in Ohio. But LaMalfa event center of Mentor said it’s unfair blame placed on an industry already enduring so much loss.

1,840 coronavirus cases: Ohio reports highest 24-hour spike with regular testing of COVID-19 cases since start of pandemic

As of Friday, the Department of Health said 4,994 Ohioans have died from the coronavirus with at least 166,102 cases reported statewide since the start of the pandemic.

COVID-19 deaths in Ohio’s long-term care facilities top more than 3,000 residents

The Ohio Department of Health said more than 3,000 residents in nursing homes have died as a result of the coronavirus.

Summit County prosecutor survives COVID-19, compares it to her battle with breast cancer

The Summit County prosecutor said her battle with the coronavirus was tougher than the treatment she faced for a breast cancer diagnosis.

Election drips stress on top of COVID-19 and doctors are concerned

Since March, people have been dealing with the stress of how to stay safe and healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Summit County voters face absentee ballot delay, Board of Elections says

Absentee ballots were scheduled to be mailed Oct. 6. But Summit County absentee voters won't receive their ballot before Oct. 13.

Free COVID-19 testing offered at 2-day Akron pop-up site

No appointment needed!