City of Cleveland Provides Updates on Coronavirus (COVID-19) Protocols

In accordance with Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s recent Proclamation of Civil Emergency, the City of Cleveland continues to take numerous precautions across multiple departments and divisions amid increasing cases of coronavirus (COVID-19). Click here to view the mayor’s declaration.

The City continues to work in partnership with local safety agencies, county public health, county emergency management and area hospitals to ensure proper coordination with and adherence to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Ohio Department of Health guidelines.

Second Confirmed Case of COVID-19 in Cleveland

The Cleveland Department of Public Health (CDPH) has been notified of a second confirmed test result for coronavirus (COVID-19) in a resident of the city. The confirmed individual is a male, between ages 30-40. CDPH is working to identify any close contacts of this resident who would require testing or monitoring for symptoms of COVID-19.

In order to protect the individual’s privacy, CDPH will not release any additional demographic information relating to this new case.

Bars and Restaurants

In adherence to Governor Mike DeWine’s order, all bars and restaurants in the City of Cleveland will close at 9 p.m. on Sunday, March 15. Options for carry-out and delivery are still available. View the order from the Ohio Department of Health regarding bars and restaurants.  According to the Governor, “what we’ve done this week is drastic action, but we’re taking these steps to save lives.”

Click here to also download the governor’s earlier executive order regarding mass gatherings of 100 people or more.

Recreation Centers and City Buildings

The City has begun thoroughly sanitizing all city facilities via an external cleaning company.

Previous COVID-19 Updates from the City of Cleveland

For more information about COVID-19, visit the following links: