A grassroots collaborative is assembling and distributing 60,000 washable cloth masks along with voter and Census information to communities of color and LGBTQ+ people in Cleveland. Shanelle Smith Whigham, Ohio director of the Trust for Public Land, who helps lead the coalition, says she created the group because too many vulnerable people lack access to PPE.
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Maple Heights’ Farmer Jones Indoor Market will be reopening on August 1st under a new operator, Rid-All Green Partnership. The new ownership will help ensure that area residents continue to have access to healthy, high-quality food.
Art Made in the Shutdown, a large, salon-style exhibition at the Worthington Yards in downtown Cleveland, began as a public call for entries to capture artists’ responses to the pandemic and soon garnered more than 120 responses.
When COVID-19 hit Cleveland earlier this year, government officials and advocates scrambled to find safe housing alternatives to the streets and shelters. The temporary answer just may lead to some long term goals and solutions.
The city of Cleveland recently released its new outdoor dining guidelines and regulations for allowing restaurants to take over streets, parking spaces and parking lots to expand outdoor dining while keeping people safe during Covid-19.
Researchers and engineers in Cleveland recently invented a device that can decontaminate an N95 mask in just 60 seconds. The product has the potential to be a gamechanger for small- and medium-sized hospitals battling the COVID-19 pandemic.
Kristin Warzocha, President and CEO of the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, says like pretty much any nonprofit, the organization had to adjust quickly when Ohio Governor Mike DeWine issued the state’s Covid-19 shutdown order in mid-March.
For over 100 years the City Mission at East 55th and Carnegie has helped people in crisis with shelter, food, and other services. Raul Williams, who has worked there as a social worker and case worker for nearly two years, once stayed here while battling addiction and homelessness. Now he helps people with problems that dogged him for years.