The Cuyahoga County Fair Board says it is canceling all swine exhibits, displays and competitions for this year's fair.
The move comes after dozens of human cases of a new strain of swine flu (H3N2) were reported in the last year including 14 cases linked to the Butler County Fair. Two pigs were also sent home from the Ohio State Fair after testing positive for the H3N2 virus. The CDC says one human case in Clark County is now linked to the state fair.
The Fair Board says its decision made with the Cuyahoga County Board of Health was made as a precautionary measure out of an abundance of caution.
Hand-washing stations will be made available to all fair-goers outside the animal exhibition buildings.
The Cuyahoga County Fair runs through August 12.