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    Friday, April 03, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 2, 2020 MEDIA CONTACTS: Dan Tierney: 614-644-0957 Breann Almos: 614-799-6480   Ohio Stay at Home Order Extended Through May 1(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—  Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced today that Ohio's Stay at Home order has been extended until 11:59 p.m. on May 1, 2020. Ohio Department of Health Director Dr. Amy Acton, MD, MPH, signed the updated order this ...read more
    Categories: News, Human Interest, Education, Community
    Friday, April 03, 2020
    Parents become teachers during these tough times which can make things tougher if you are not prepared. Some families use formal ways of education while others seek a less traditional route, but keeping a routine is very important for all ages, especially if you're new to homeschooling. Luckily in 2020, we have opportunities to learn from anywhere.Read more: 7 Homeschool Items to Purchase For Your ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, News, Resources
    Friday, April 03, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 1, 2020 MEDIA CONTACTS: Dan Tierney: 614-644-0957 Breann Almos: 614-799-6480COVID-19 Update: PPE Manufacturing, Testing Order, Click and Connect, Foreclosure Prevention(COLUMBUS, Ohio)— Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced today the establishment of the Ohio Manufacturing Alliance to Fight COVID-19. The collaborative public-private partnership will coordinate ...read more
    Categories: News, Human Interest, Education, Community
    Friday, April 03, 2020
    COVID-19 SBA Resources & FEMA needs   Southern Ohio and Northern Kentucky companies, During these difficult times, we want to make you aware of the various unprecedented programs the Federal Government is creating to help your company keep the lights on and keep your employees on the payroll until we can all be on sound footing again. This includes SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program. We also ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, News, Resources
    Friday, April 03, 2020
    Good morning and I hope this message finds you well! Based on the Governor’s decision to extend the Stay at Home order, the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County will remain closed to the public through May 1st, and we’ll reassess as we get closer to that date or hear further recommendations from the Governor.  We are committed to joining with partners to serve the community as best we ...read more
    Categories: Resources, Cultural, Entertainment, News, Human Interest, Education, Community
    Friday, April 03, 2020
    DONATE TO COVID-19 RELIEF FOR IMMIGRANTS   This is an emergency request for support for urgent needs of Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky area immigrant families, many of whom are experiencing extreme hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic and related unemployment, food, and rent insecurity, health issues, etc. We are already aware of pending malnutrition issues, risks of eviction, etc., as a ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, News, Fund Raising
    Wednesday, April 01, 2020
    March 31, 2020 For Immediate Release                                                                                                                                                             Doug Nguyen, Regional Communications Director Email: chi.rpa@ssa.gov                                                                                                                                        ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release, News
    Wednesday, April 01, 2020
    We want to hear from you! Want to help us learn more about you and how we can improve your FC Cincinnati experience? You can take part in a confidential survey in partnership with the University of South Carolina’s Department of Sport and Entertainment. By completing the survey, you will have the chance to win an Adidas 2020 BOLD replica jersey. For more information, or to start the survey, ...read more
    Categories: Contest, Sports, Community
    Wednesday, April 01, 2020
    We Are In This Together The Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act was passed on Friday, March 27th. The passage of this bill brings many benefits and resources to business owners and communities. It also brings a lot of questions. We want you to know that we are in this together. We are here to help and will do so in any way we can. We are staying up to date on all regulations ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Resources, News
    Wednesday, April 01, 2020
    GREATER CINCINNATI HEALTH WATCH March 31, 2020 We all have a role to play in stopping the spread of the novel coronavirus We as individuals must change our behaviors to help fight the spread of the novel coronavirus. This includes washing our hands thoroughly and often using soap and water. Germs, including the novel coronavirus, can live on many of the surfaces we regularly touch. Just as ...read more
    Categories: News, Education, Human Interest, Community
    Wednesday, April 01, 2020
    We are excited to stay connected with you! It wasn’t long ago our dancers were on stage at Music Hall for our production of Swan Lake and we will be back there before you know it! In the meantime, we have lots of wonderful things to share with you. Every week, look for our CB AT HOME email, packed with exclusive CB content to engage and delight all the ballet fans in your family. We hope these ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, News, Cultural, Entertainment
    Wednesday, April 01, 2020
    COVID-19 Student Emergency Fund In response to the coronavirus pandemic, we have created a new fund designed to support students who have been impacted. To date, 130 students have been awarded money. If you are able, please consider helping our students during this time.Make a gift  » Coronavirus Preparedness at NKU Last week, NKU took action to protect the members of our campus community while ...read more
    Categories: Sports, News, Fund Raising, Human Interest, Education, Community
    Wednesday, April 01, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 31, 2020 MEDIA CONTACTS: Dan Tierney: 614-644-0957 Breann Almos: 614-799-6480   Ohio Takes Inventory of Ventilators; Issues Emergency Connection Order; Extends State Telework Order(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced today that Ohio is taking action to gather a statewide inventory of ventilators and other machines and devices that provide ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, News
    Wednesday, April 01, 2020
    The CARES Act Provides Clarity for Health Benefits Plans Amongst Relief for Individuals and Businesses The Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act was signed by the President on Friday afternoon, March 27th, 2020. The new legislation brings welcome clarity to several unanswered questions left looming under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) signed earlier this ...read more
    Categories: News, Human Interest, Education, Community
    Wednesday, April 01, 2020
    Hi friends, We hope you and your loved ones are safe and well and that your curiosity and thirst for learning is undiminished. Cincinnati Museum Center is here to help make sure you keep your minds sharp and bodies active through virtual learning opportunities that encourage you to explore your own backyard, curate your own collection, learn through play or simply make a new memory together. ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Entertainment, Cultural
    Tuesday, March 31, 2020
    The COVID-19 Pandemic has created a great strain on the nation’s healthcare system, but it’s not come without its economic difficulties as well. State leaders are working to ensure resources are readily available to Ohio businesses and workers to ensure we all-weather this difficult time, remembering we are all in this together.   The links provided on the Ohio Department of Health's website ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Economic, Human Interest, News
    Tuesday, March 31, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 30, 2020 MEDIA CONTACTS: Dan Tierney: 614-644-0957 Breann Almos: 614-799-6480   Governor DeWine Extends School Closure Order(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today announced that the Ohio Department of Health will extend its order to keep schools closed through the end of April.  Ohio's previous order was set to expire on April 3, 2020. The new order ...read more
    Categories: News, Human Interest, Education, Community
    Tuesday, March 31, 2020
    WEEK IN REVIEW Sunday, March 29, 2020Ohio Governor Mike DeWine Week in Review For the week of March 23 to March 29, 2020   Governor DeWine addressing Ohioans about the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic Throughout the week, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine was joined by Lt. Governor Jon Husted and Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton M.D., MPH, to announce decisions made regarding the spread of ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, News
    Tuesday, March 31, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 27, 2020 MEDIA CONTACTS: Dan Tierney: 614-644-0957 Breann Almos: 614-799-6480Governor DeWine Signs House Bill 197 (COLUMBUS, Ohio)— Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today signed House Bill 197 which provides emergency relief to Ohioans during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The bill:Waives state testing requirements for school children this year.Extends professional licenses ...read more
    Categories: Past News, Human Interest, Education, Community
    Monday, March 30, 2020
    Source   In-person storytimes might be on hold for the time being, but that doesn't mean you can't enjoy storytime with your favorite Children's Librarians! Each week, we're adding new Storytime at Home videos to our YouTube channel that you and your child can watch whenever you want. We're committed to providing children entertainment and access to early literacy by continuing our storytime ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Human Interest, Cultural, Entertainment
    Monday, March 30, 2020
    Source Written by Kelly Sheehy, Content Specialist, Downtown Main Library  On March 16, renowned television writer, producer, and author Shonda Rhimes tweeted “Been homeschooling a 6- year-old and 8-year-old for one hour and 11 minutes. Teachers deserve to make a billion dollars a year. Or a week.” Rimes' tweet went viral, speaking to many parents and caregivers. It’s a reality and realization ...read more
    Categories: Cultural, Entertainment, News, Education, Human Interest, Community
    Monday, March 30, 2020
    Source Whether your job has been impacted by the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak or your business or non-profit organization is struggling because of it, we've gathered resources to help you make it through this crisis. Filing for unemployment in Ohio The governor has issued an executive order which grants the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) the authority to accept and grant ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Past News
    Monday, March 30, 2020
    Source For many during the coronavirus outbreak, the new normal will be working remotely from home as workers practice social distancing. But that brings new twists to telecommuting, as examined by CBS News contributor Derek Thompson in his recent article for The Atlantic, "The coronavirus is creating a huge stressful experiment in working from home." He joined "CBS This Morning" on Monday to ...read more
    Categories: Past News, Human Interest, Education, Community
    Monday, March 30, 2020
    Source   Serving Hamilton, Clermont, and Brown Counties in Ohio; Boone, Kenton, Campbell, and Grant Counties in Kentucky. United Way is focused on building blocks for a better life. In Greater Cincinnati, United Way's Agenda for Community Impact guides our work. We're working to ensure children and youth succeed in school and in life, and to help families and individuals achieve financial ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Resources
    Monday, March 30, 2020
    LeadingAge Ohio is working to help displaced workers find employment opportunities during the COVID-19 crisis. Aging services providers across the state have openings to fit a variety of backgrounds. Hospitality employees know the importance of caring for others, establishing personal relationships and delivering quality service. These attributes are needed to help care for the elderly in our ...read more
    Categories: Resources, News, Human Interest, Education, Community
    Saturday, March 28, 2020
    The Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) is providing this courtesy notification to advise you that the below-listed solicitation has been posted to our website at https://cintimha.com/business-opportunities/resources/current-solicitations-active/.   Solicitation 2020-8019 Grounds Litter Control for Resident Owned Businesses   All responses must be received on or before May 5, ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Human Interest, News
    Saturday, March 28, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 26, 2020 MEDIA CONTACTS: Dan Tierney: 614-644-0957 Breann Almos: 614-799-6480   Personal Protective Equipment Needed;New COVID-19 Data Dashboard Unveiled(COLUMBUS, Ohio)— Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Lt. Governor Jon Husted, and Dr. Amy Acton, MD, MPH, today continued to remind Ohioans of the oncoming shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) such as masks, ...read more
    Categories: News, Human Interest, Education, Community
    Saturday, March 28, 2020
    Souce In just a few short days, COVID-19 disrupted the lives of millions across the globe, including our students.  In the wake of this new reality, Northern Kentucky University has created the COVID-19 Student Emergency Fund to support our students who are now finding themselves with financial struggles they never saw coming. By supporting this fund, you can help us provide for our ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, News
    Saturday, March 28, 2020
    Last updated: March 24, 2020 First and foremost, the Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau’s focus is on the well-being of our community and visitors. The CVB has been closely monitoring the impact of COVID-19 on our local tourism, hospitality and events industries. Our hospitality industry is strong and resilient. With more than 80,000 employees and an economic impact of more than $5 ...read more
    Categories: News, Human Interest, Community, Education
    Saturday, March 28, 2020
    Hello from your Social Security Public Affairs Team.  We hope you and yours are doing well during this difficult time.   A few things we wanted to make sure you are aware of:  All local Social Security offices are closed to the public for in-person service as of Tuesday, 3/17/2020 due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.  However, we are still able to provide critical services. Although each ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Human Interest, News
    Saturday, March 28, 2020
    SourceOhio Gov. Mike DeWine shared a bit of hopeful news at his novel coronavirus press conference Saturday. DeWine said Patel Labs has developed a new technology to sterilize surgical masks. The machine has the capacity to sterilize 80,000 masks a day. The technology is subject to FDA approval. "We’ve talked so much about the shortage," DeWine said. "They’ve had a real breakthrough. As soon as ...read more
    Categories: News, Human Interest, Community, Education
    Friday, March 27, 2020
    Source apple.com Apple today released a new screening tool and set of resources to help people stay informed and take the proper steps to protect their health during the spread of COVID-19, based on the latest CDC guidance. The new COVID-19 website, and COVID-19 app available on the App Store, were created in partnership with the CDC,1the Coronavirus Task Force and FEMA to make it easy for people ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, General News Article, Human Interest, Community
    Friday, March 27, 2020
    Welcome to the 2020 CensusIt's quick and easy. The 2020 Census questionnaire will take about 10 minutes to complete.It's safe, secure, and confidential. Your information and privacy are protected.Your response helps to direct billions of dollars in federal funds to local communities for schools, roads, and other public services.Results from the 2020 Census will be used to determine the number of ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release, News, Past News
    Friday, March 27, 2020
    Source HagaseContar.org The ¡Hazme Contar! Campaign, is a sub-campaign of NALEO Educational Fund’s national ¡Hágase Contar! Census 2020 Campaign with a specific focus on ensuring the full count of young Latino children across the country. The ¡Hazme Contar! Campaign will work with local and national partners, educators, school board members, childcare providers, and parent leader groups to ...read more
    Categories: Past News, Press Release, News, General News Article, Human Interest, Community, Chamber
    Thursday, March 26, 2020
    SBA To Provide Small Businesses Impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19) Up to $2 Million in Disaster Assistance Loans   WASHINGTON – SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza issued the following statement today in response to the President’s address to the nation:“The President took bold, decisive action to make our 30 million small businesses more resilient to Coronavirus-related economic disruptions. ...read more
    Categories: News, Human Interest, Community, Education
    Thursday, March 26, 2020
    A Message from our President and CEO, H.A. Musser Since 1897 Santa Maria Community Services has been a catalyst and advocate for families to attain their educational, financial, and health goals. In these trying times, it is more important than ever for us to continue fighting for the most vulnerable in our community. The health, safety, and well-being of our families and team members are ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, News
    Thursday, March 26, 2020
    BREATH ALCOHOL TESTING DURING OUTBREAKTo: Breath Alcohol Testing Operators and Senior Operators From: Jeanna Walock, Program Administrator Alcohol, and Drug Testing Program Date: March 18, 2020 Subject: Breath Alcohol Testing During Outbreak In order to protect ourselves and our communities, please continue to conduct breath alcohol tests as usual.  Thorough hand washing is the best way to ...read more
    Categories: News, Human Interest, Community, Education
    Thursday, March 26, 2020
    Source To our entire FC Cincinnati Community: Life is more than a little different than we expected it to be about now. Instead of gathering on weekends at Nippert Stadium or at our favorite pubs to watch the Orange and Blue, we’re gathered inside with our loved ones. From everyone at FC Cincinnati, we have you on our minds as we hope and pray for your health, happiness, and well-being as we ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Human Interest, News, Sports
    Thursday, March 26, 2020
    Respond today online, by phone or by mail and help make sure your community is accurately funded and represented for the next 10 years.  Learn more and complete your form at www.2020Census.gov. The Census is also still hiring Census Takers at $23.50 per hour.  Flexible hours, weekly pay and paid training.  Apply online at www.2020census.gov/jobs. For more information or help applying please call ...read more
    Categories: News, Human Interest, Community, Education
    Thursday, March 26, 2020
    Good afternoon! I hope this message finds you well. I’m reaching out to see if you can help get the word out about two things: 1) attached to this message is a flier to print and distribute to any of your constituents who need free or cheap Internet access (if you need hard copies, let me know how many & send your preferred address); and 2) a new library eCard community members can use to access ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Human Interest, News
    Thursday, March 26, 2020
    ¿Ha hecho el censo? ¡Sólo toma unos minutos!   ¡Aproveche este tiempo de cuarentena y complete el censo para su familia!Un censo completo y preciso ayuda a decidir cómo se asignan más de $675 mil millones en fondos federales. Eso es dinero que se destina a financiar programas de apoyo como las becas para estudiar la universidad, cupones de alimentos, educación de la primera infancia, ‘Head ...read more
    Categories: News, Human Interest, Community, Education
    Thursday, March 26, 2020
    There’s a reason our name is Leadership Council FOR Nonprofits - we are here for you. We know this is likely the most challenging time your nonprofit has ever/will ever face. We will do all that we can to support you.   We’ve culled together some resources in one place that we’ll continue to update. Please let us know if you have other challenges that we could help with.  What 3 steps Nonprofits ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Human Interest, News
    Thursday, March 26, 2020
    While we all shelter in place, many of our local arts, education and cultural organizations have gotten creative in providing fun ways to stay active and engaged. The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra is providing daily lessons and activities available for homeschooling, as well as craft ideas, playlists and more. Visit the CSO’s Learning at Home page for more information. The Mercantile Library is ...read more
    Categories: News, Human Interest, Community, Education
    Thursday, March 26, 2020
    Apply Today! As America's grocer, we're here for our customers and communities when they need us most, with open stores and openhearted hospitality. To help keep our stores open to supporting the communities we serve, we're hiring 10,000 new associates nationwide with immediate positions available. If you or someone you know is interested in joining our team, we'd love to hear from you.   Apply ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Human Interest, News
    Thursday, March 26, 2020
    Join us for an AJC Advocacy Anywhere Briefing: Italy and the Coronavirus Featuring: His Excellency Armando Varricchio, Ambassador of Italy to the United States David Harris, AJC CEO Friday, March 27 1:00 p.m. Eastern, 12:00 p.m. Central, 11:00 a.m. Mountain, 10:00 a.m. Pacific Zoom Information:*Click here to launch the meeting 5-10 minutes before the start of the briefing. You will be asked ...read more
    Categories: News, Human Interest, Community, Education
    Thursday, March 26, 2020
    SourceOur healthcare system is overwhelmed. This message has been broadcast on both a national and local scale by government officials as the new coronavirus continues to infect individuals across the country. As of Thursday, there were 111 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Greater Cincinnati region, establishing a 267.5 percent increase in less than two weeks While most of the region stays at ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Human Interest, News
    Wednesday, March 25, 2020
    Source   [ All of The Enquirer's coverage of coronavirus is being provided for free to our readers. Please consider supporting local journalism by subscribing to The Enquirer at Cincinnati.com/subscribe } This story has been updated. The latest screening locations for people who might have the novel coronavirus illness COVID-19 are trailers parked outside four of St. Elizabeth Healthcare's ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, News
    Wednesday, March 25, 2020
    Coronavirus affects Interact for Health funding, Learning Center   Like other organizations in Greater Cincinnati, Interact for Health’s operations have been disrupted by the novel coronavirus outbreak. Though our offices are closed, our associates continue to work remotely and have taken steps to address issues arising from the spread of COVID-19.   GRANTMAKING We have assessed our current ...read more
    Categories: News, Education, Human Interest, Community
    Wednesday, March 25, 2020
    Dear community members, We want to remind you that Apoyo Latino will not be hosting a meeting today. We have been working hard to post important information on our bilingual website about COVD-19 and about resources in our community for those afflicted by our situation. Please visit and promote our website with Hispanic families in need of resources: – ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, News
    Wednesday, March 25, 2020
    Stronger TogetherOn March 22, 2020, the Ohio Department of Health issued an order for Ohioans to stay at home until April 6, 2020. HCDC's top priority is to take care of our clients and our team through these uncertain times.  To comply with this order, and more importantly for the safety and health of our team, HCDC is closing our physical office location. This will be effective at 5:00 pm on ...read more
    Categories: News, Education, Human Interest, Community
    Wednesday, March 25, 2020
    Dear Hispanic,  Through this difficult time of disconnect, we are making it a high priority to continue to be a resource for our community. Each week we will send out emails with resources, fun articles, and an array of good news.During this time of social distancing, we want to hear from all of you. Join the conversation by sharing articles, resources, tools, and tips for our community.Parents ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, News
    Wednesday, March 25, 2020
    E-resources and digital offerings expanded during Library closure Virtual Information Center open | eBranch expands to meet demand For Immediate Release March 20, 2020 Chris Rice chris.rice@cincinnatilibrary.org (513) 369-7817 CINCINNATI – E-resources and digital offerings have been expanded while the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County remains closed to the public in response to ...read more
    Categories: News, Education, Human Interest, Community
    Wednesday, March 25, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 19, 2020 MEDIA CONTACTS: Dan Tierney: 614-644-0957 Breann Almos: 614-799-6480   Applications Being Accepted for Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program; Governor DeWine Signs Order Expanding Telehealth Services for Medicaid Recipients(COLUMBUS, Ohio)— Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted today announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, News
    Tuesday, March 24, 2020
    Source To minimize the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) and continue business operations, our BWC staff is now teleworking. While we may be operating from a different physical location, we do not currently anticipate major issues with continuing to provide our employers, injured workers, and the many others we serve, with service. Phone numbers and email addresses for our customer service ...read more
    Categories: News, Human Interest, Community, Education
    Tuesday, March 24, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:March 21, 2020MEDIA CONTACTS:Dan Tierney: 614-644-0957Breann Almos: 614-799-6480   Day Support for Developmentally Disabled to Close; BWC Payments Deferred; Trucking Waiver IssuedOhio Department of Health Director Warns that Data is Not Reflectiveof True COVID-19 Community Spread in Ohio  (COLUMBUS, Ohio)— Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Lt. Governor Jon Husted, and Ohio ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, News
    Tuesday, March 24, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 22, 2020 MEDIA CONTACTS: Dan Tierney: 614-644-0957 Lisa Peterson 614-644-0957Governor DeWine Orders Flags Lowered to Half Staff to Honor State Representative Don Manning and Springdale Police Officer Kaia Grant   (COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today issued two flag-lowering orders.  Flags of the United States and the State of Ohio shall be flown ...read more
    Categories: News, Human Interest, Education, Community
    Tuesday, March 24, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 22, 2020 MEDIA CONTACTS: Dan Tierney: 614-644-0957 Breann Almos: 614-799-6480Ohio Issues "Stay at Home" Order; New Restrictions Placed on Day Cares for Children (COLUMBUS, Ohio)— Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Lt. Governor Jon Husted, and Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton, M.D. MPH, today announced that Ohio will be under a "Stay at Home" order. The order ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, News
    Tuesday, March 24, 2020
    WEEK IN REVIEW Sunday, March 22, 2020   Ohio Governor Mike DeWine Week in ReviewFor the week of March 15 to March 22, 2020 Governor DeWine, Lt. Governor Husted, Secretary of State LaRose, Director Acton   Throughout the week, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine was joined by Lt. Governor Jon Husted and Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton M.D., MPH, and announced several decisions to slow the ...read more
    Categories: News, Human Interest, Education, Community
    Tuesday, March 24, 2020
    NHTSA HIGH VISIBILITY ENFORCEMENT CAMPAIGN UPDATE State Safety Partners, NHTSA recognizes that States and our law enforcement and first responder partners are working tirelessly to respond to the current public health emergency.  In order for States to prioritize public health, NHTSA has postponed our currently scheduled traffic safety campaigns, including the Distracted Driving, Heatstroke ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Human Interest, News
    Tuesday, March 24, 2020
    COVID-19 RESOURCES(Please click the link, if you want a nicely formatted PDF copy!)http://advocatesforohio.org/AOFResources2020/AOFCOVIDResources3.19.pdf?eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=34759105-8835-4459-80d0-19f6ef970a63 COVID-19 RESOURCES **As of 5:00 pm March 19th, 2020** Advocates for Ohio’s Future and our partners want to make sure leaders know of and fix problems with the health care ...read more
    Categories: News, Human Interest, Community, Education
    Tuesday, March 24, 2020
    Subject: Important Update on June 20, 2020 From: Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival Perhaps we were born for such a time as this. A moment like this makes us a question: what kind of world would you be fighting for if you knew that tomorrow you’d draw your last breath? And, this moment is forcing everybody to adjust in small and big ways. Our strategy for building a ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, News
    Tuesday, March 24, 2020
    Subject: Your Monday Morning Briefing From: The New York Times Good morning! Welcome to another week of the coronavirus outbreak. We’re covering the stalemate in Congress over its response, growing doubts about the Tokyo Olympics, and what to do when you’re stuck at home. By Chris Stanford What it will take to stop the coronavirus If the U.S. is to repeat the success of countries like ...read more
    Categories: News, Human Interest, Community, Education
    Tuesday, March 24, 2020
    CVB Membership COVID-19 Update March 23, 2020 The outbreak of COVID-19 has impacted the Cincinnati region and our local tourism, hospitality, and events industries in an unprecedented manner. We know that many of you, our CVB members and partners, are feeling the direct effects of this pandemic and are facing complicated personal and professional challenges. First and foremost, the Cincinnati ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Human Interest, News
    Tuesday, March 24, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 23, 2020 MEDIA CONTACTS: Dan Tierney: 614-644-0957 Breann Almos: 614-799-6480   Governor DeWine Orders Hiring Freeze for State Agencies, Boards, and Commissions (COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced today that Ohio will take steps to cut expenditures in state government.  "Commercial activity is slowing down across Ohio, and as a result, state ...read more
    Categories: News, Human Interest, Community, Education
    Thursday, March 19, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 18, 2020MEDIA CONTACTS: Dan Tierney: 614-644-0957 Breann Almos: 614-799-6480Governor DeWine Announces Additional Temporary Business Closures (COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton, M.D., MPH, announced today that the Ohio Department of Health is ordering the temporary closure of Ohio's ...read more
    Categories: News, Human Interest, Press Release, Community
    Thursday, March 19, 2020
    Source Cincinnati Compass Queremos asegurar que todos los inmigrantes, los refugiados, y los miembros de la comunidad internacional informa sobre COVID-19. Por lo tanto, hemos recogido algunos básicos de información, recursos y páginas web a continuación que son multilingües y que esperamos que encuentre útil. Por favor, vuelva como vamos a seguir para actualizar y revisar esta página de ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest, Education, Past News
    Thursday, March 19, 2020
    The LEE Initiative will expand its reach to Cincinnati in partnership with Mita's Restaurant. Starting on March 19th, Mita's will transform into a relief center for any restaurant worker who has been laid off or has had a significant reduction in hours and/or pay. With the help of Makers Mark, we are offering help for those in dire need of food and supplies. Each night, we will pack hundreds of ...read more
    Categories: Past News, News, Press Release, Human Interest, Community
    Thursday, March 19, 2020
    Source • The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering designated states and territories low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Upon a request received from a state’s or territory’s Governor, SBA will issue under its own authority, as provided by the Coronavirus Preparedness ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Human Interest, News
    Thursday, March 19, 2020
    Source HCDC.comWays to PrepareCollect Documents Needed to Apply for an Economic Injury Disaster LoanOn Tuesday afternoon, Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted sent a letter and application to the U.S. Small Business Administration to qualify the State of Ohio for the Economic Injury Disaster Loan program. As we wait there are things that we can do to prepare. Business owners can ...read more
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    Thursday, March 19, 2020
    SourceA Request from the SBA & the State of OhioHelp expedite the process All federal agencies are working together to protect public health, including the U.S. Small Business Administration. The agency’s top priority is to ensure Ohio small businesses – which total nearly 950,000 – can continue their contributions to the state’s economy, and our nation. The SBA is working directly with Governor ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 18, 2020
            The Prospanica Foundation Scholarship Program is now open! If you or someone you know wants to excel, we want to help. Our scholarships are designed for undergraduate and graduate students who want to achieve their full educational potential and make meaningful contributions to society. The scholarship is open from March 16—April 20. We’ve streamlined the application, and ...read more
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    Monday, March 16, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 14, 2020MEDIA CONTACTS: Dan Tierney: 614-644-0957 Breann Almos: 614-420-6947Governor DeWine Provides COVID-19 Update(COLUMBUS, Ohio)— Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton, M.D., MPH, today provided an update on Ohio's response to the COVID-19 public health crisis.  There are currently 26 ...read more
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    Monday, March 16, 2020
    CVB Tourism Members and Partners,The Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau has been closely monitoring the impact of COVID-19 on our local hospitality industry. We would like to provide the following updates and information relative to this quickly evolving national emergency.Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine today ordered all restaurants and bars to close to the public as of 9 p.m. Sunday, March 15, ...read more
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    Friday, March 13, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 12, 2020MEDIA CONTACTS: Dan Tierney: 614-644-0957 Jill Del Greco: 614-644-0957Governor DeWine Announces School Closures(COLUMBUS, Ohio)— Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has announced that due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, he has ordered that all kindergarten through 12th grade schools close for a period of several weeks.   Beginning at the conclusion of the ...read more
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    Friday, March 13, 2020
    Earlier today we sent out a press release announcing that the library will be closed to the public until further notice. We’ll assess the situation weekly, but if the pandemic worsens, we may remain closed through April 3rd.  This was a very tough decision to make, but we know that the virus is easily spread in enclosed spaces among groups of people. Since the Governor said that the next two ...read more
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    Thursday, March 12, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 11, 2020MEDIA CONTACTS: Dan Tierney: 614-644-0957 Jill Del Greco: 614-644-0957Governor DeWine Announces Fourth Confirmed COVID-19 Case, Limits Access to Nursing Home, Assisted Living Facilities(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton, M.D., MPH today gave an update on the impact of coronavirus ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 11, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 10, 2020MEDIA CONTACTS: Dan Tierney: 614-644-0957 Breann Almos: 614-644-0957Governor DeWine Recommends Limiting Large Indoor Gatherings(COLUMBUS, Ohio) -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today announced that he and Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton, M.D. MPH, have recommended that large, indoor gatherings in Ohio be canceled or ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 11, 2020
     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 10, 2020MEDIA CONTACTS: Joint Information Center: 614-799-64807State of Ohio Opens Joint Public Information Center(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Columbus, OH – The State of Ohio Joint Public Information Center (JIC) is now open and activated for media inquiries only. Only media should call 614-799-6480 Public inquiries should be directed to the ODH COVID-19 ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 11, 2020
    Source naleo.orgSource naleo.org
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    Monday, March 09, 2020
    The Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority has just posted the Invitation for BID (IFB) for Solicitation No. 2020-3003, Marquette Manor – 1999 Sutter Ave. – Exterior Façade Repairs project specification manual    Bid Due Date:  04/07/2020 @ 10:00 a.m. Pre-Bid (contractor) Walk-Thru:  03/17/2020 @ 10:00 a.m. Pre-Bid (contractor) Walk-thru Meeting Location: Front Entrance @ Marquette Manor – ...read more
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    Monday, March 09, 2020
    KENTON COUNTY AIRPORT BOARD REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL INDUSTRIAL CLEANING SERVICES (#20-18RFP) Rev. 11.3.2016 2. Pursuant to the provisions of KRS 424.260, the Kenton County Airport Board (“KCAB”) will receive proposals for Industrial Cleaning Services at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Int’l Airport (“CVG”). Proposals must be received by March 26, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. ET. No proposals will be ...read more
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    Monday, March 09, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 7, 2020MEDIA CONTACTS: Breann Almos: 614-420-6947 Lisa Peterson: 614-619-6237Governor, Health Director Announce COVID-19 Testing Protocol(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton, M.D., MPH today announced the state’s protocol for maximizing coronavirus (COVID-19) testing resources now that ...read more
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    Friday, March 06, 2020
    Source PREVENTION There is currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus. However, as a reminder, CDC always recommends everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory diseases, including:Avoid close contact with people who are sick.Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.Stay ...read more
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    Friday, March 06, 2020
    SourceEspañol (Spanish)Helping Children Cope with Emergencies Regardless of your child’s age, he or she may feel upset or have other strong emotions after an emergency. Some children react right away, while others may show signs of difficulty much later. How a child reacts and the common signs of distress can vary according to the child’s age, previous experiences, and how the child typically ...read more
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    Thursday, March 05, 2020
    The above-referenced solicitation has been posted here:  https://cintimha.com/?solicitation=sol-2020-8023-junk-removal-services  Submissions are due Friday, March 13, 2020 at 11:00 AM (local time) via email at procurement@cintimha.com or in person at:   1627 Western Avenue Cincinnati, OH 45214   CMHA PROCUREMENT
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    Thursday, March 05, 2020
    A new bid request was posted by Kenton County Airport Board.Project Title: Baggage Handling System Operation & Maintenance and Related ServicesRelease Date: March 5, 2020 7:39 AM (Eastern)Bid Due Date: April 16, 2020 2:00 PM (Eastern) Please visit Baggage Handling System Operation & Maintenance and Related Services for further details!Notified Categories: 238130 - Framing Contractors 238210 - ...read more
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    Thursday, March 05, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 5, 2020MEDIA CONTACTS: Dan Tierney: 614-644-0957 Lisa Peterson: 614-644-0957State Issues Order Prohibiting General Spectator Attendance for Arnold Sports Festival (COLUMBUS, Ohio)— Today Governor Mike DeWine announced that Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton, M.D., MPH has issued an order regarding the Arnold Sports Festival held in and ...read more
    Categories: Sports, News, Press Release, Community
    Thursday, March 05, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 5, 2020MEDIA CONTACTS: Dan Tierney: 614-644-0957 Breann Almos: 614-644-0957DeWine, Governors Urge Passing of Emergency Coronavirus Measure(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine joined 38 governors in sending a letter to Congressional leaders in support of the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act (H.R. 6074). “As the ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 04, 2020
    Funding available for tobacco, opioid projects  Interact for Health seeks applicants for the following projects to reduce tobacco use and address the opioid epidemic.  The Opioid Harm Reduction Request for Proposals seeks to support harm reduction programs that reverse the trend of overdoses and deaths from opioids. Projects may include planning, implementing or expanding syringe services ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 04, 2020
    Health News Headlines  HEALTH EQUITY:Anthem pledges $2 million to address health disparities in KentuckyAnthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield’s Medicaid plan in Kentucky, together with the Anthem Foundation, will invest $2 million in 2020 to address health disparities across the state, with a heightened focus on school-aged children (Business Wire, 2/18). The Medicaid plan will collaborate with ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 04, 2020
    Cincinnati Boychoir Announces Second Annual Scholarship Breakfast at Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber   Cincinnati Boychoir hosts breakfast to discuss the development of boys through the arts with esteemed panel of local arts leaders.   CINCINNATI, February 27, 2020 – Cincinnati Boychoir will host its Second Annual Scholarship Breakfast on March 31, with the program  “Musical Men: How Arts Can ...read more
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    Monday, March 02, 2020
    Source naleo.orgAs we welcome Women’s History Month we’d like to share some great social media graphics focusing on Latinas part of our Present is Latina campaign – a partnership between NALEO Educational Fund and Luz Collective:       Abuelita is counting on you to count - Facebook | Instagram       Do it for her, for a better tomorrow – Facebook | Instagram         Latinas are the present and ...read more
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    Friday, January 31, 2020
    Click Here to view Ohio Business Magazine’s 2019 “Best Workplaces in Ohio” issue.Click Here to view Ohio Business Magazine’s 2019 “Best Workplaces in Ohio” issue.  
    Categories: News, Past News, Human Interest, Community
    Friday, January 31, 2020
    Announcing the 2020 Best Workplaces in Ohio, produced by Ohio Business Magazine.  Nominate a deserving company for great exposure and recognition as one of the Best Workplaces in Ohio and improve your company’s recruitment efforts throughout the state! Ohio Business Magazine will profile awardee companies in its Summer magazine edition with the chosen companies given an extraordinary amount of ...read more
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    Friday, January 31, 2020
    We were thrilled to learn that an article tracing the evolution of our opioid work was selected as a cover story of the January 2020 edition of the journal Health Affairs. In “Philanthropic Strategy In The Face Of An Opioid Epidemic,” Jennifer Chubinksi and Michelle Lydenberg examine the role Interact for Health has played in addressing the opioid epidemic, including convening partners, funding ...read more
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    Thursday, January 16, 2020
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    Wednesday, January 15, 2020
    Source Movers & Makers CincinnatiCincinnati Museum Center brings the secrets of ancient Central America to the United States for the first time by hosting Maya: The Exhibition, beginning March 14. Featuring more than 300 original objects that detail daily life, religion, politics and innovations of the Maya, the exhibit features the famed stepped pyramids and the vibrant colors of Maya artwork, ...read more
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    Tuesday, January 14, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 14, 2020 MEDIA CONTACT: Cody Hefner (513) 608-5777, chefner@cincymuseum.orgPHOTOS AVAILABLE  Cincinnati Museum Center brings mysteries of the Maya to US March 14 Over 300 artifacts highlight debut of Maya: The Exhibition  CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) is bringing the mysteries of the Maya to the United States for the first ...read more
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    Wednesday, September 04, 2019
    3 de septiembre de 2019  Celebración "Noche Latina" prevista para el partido del 18 de septiembre contra AtlantaFC Cincinnati celebrará la cultura hispana de la región con programación especial cuando los campeones defensores de la MLS Cup visiten el Estadio Nippert   CINCINNATI – FC Cincinnati será anfitrión de una noche especial celebrando la cultura hispana el miércoles 18 de agosto, cuando ...read more
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    Monday, August 19, 2019
    Esperanza MeansHopeCovington’s new Esperanza Latino Center provides an array of services to Northern Kentucky’s Latino populationSource Northern Kentucky Magazine by Kevin Michell A young Guatemalan woman entered a court pretrial diversion program after her 6-year-old son, Jonathan, was thought to be abandoned while she was inside a store. Shedid not speak English—her native tongue is one of the ...read more
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    Tuesday, August 13, 2019
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    Friday, April 05, 2019
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    Thursday, March 28, 2019
    Thanks to our Main Event Sponsors Kroger, Procter & Gamble, Western and Southern Financial Group and Fifth Third BankDownload pdf poster here...Our inspiration....
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    Monday, January 07, 2019
    Source NKY TribuneOn Monday, January 7, the new Esperanza Latino Center of Northern Kentucky will open in Covington. Located at 234 Pike Street in Covington, the Center will serve as a bilingual welcoming place for the community to gather or seek assistance. The day was chosen as “move-in day” because it follows Día de Reyes, a significant Hispanic and Latin American Christmas tradition, in ...read more
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