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Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish provides update on COVID-19 response

Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish held a virtual press briefing on Friday to provide an update on the county's response to the coronavirus pandemic.

CLEVELAND — Editor's note: the video in the player above is from Dec. 18, 2020.

Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish and members of the Cuyahoga County Board of Health held a virtual press briefing on Friday to provide an update on the area's response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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Budish announced that the county has entered into a partnership with United Way of Greater Cleveland to enhance the 2-1-1 HelpLink. Starting Monday, 2-1-1 HelpLink will provide resources for seniors and others with specific severe chronic diseases who wish to schedule and receive COVID-19 vaccinations. 

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The following county leaders spoke in the virtual press conference:

  • County Executive Armond Budish
  • County Council President Pernel Jones, Jr.
  • Board of Health Commissioner Terry Allan
  • Board of Health Director of Epidemiology, Surveillance, and Informatics Jana Rush

You can watch the briefing in the player below