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2-1-1 Helplink Offers Dedicated Covid-19 Vaccination Information Line

Posted on January 22, 2021

In partnership with Cuyahoga County, United Way’s 2-1-1 HelpLink provides resources and referrals for seniors and others with specific severe chronic diseases who wish to schedule and receive COVID-19 vaccinations Beginning Monday, Jan. 25, by calling 2-1-1 Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., those eligible for phase 1b inoculations can access dedicated...

COVID-19 Vaccine Provider Information

Posted on January 15, 2021

As the COVID-19 vaccine rollout continues, the state of Ohio has designated certain groups that are or will soon be eligible to receive the vaccine. The Cuyahoga County Board of Health has made available a list of providers of the COVID-19 vaccine located within the county.  Click here for the full list of providers.  See...

Refuse Collection Not Affected by Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

Posted on January 14, 2021

Refuse collection will not be affected by Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.  Put your trash and recyclables out on regularly scheduled day.

Governor’s COVID-19 Update: Phase 1B Timeline

Posted on January 13, 2021

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted yesterday provided the following updates on Ohio's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. PHASE 1B TIMELINE Governor DeWine yesterday reemphasized the vaccine distribution timeline for Phase 1B of Ohio's vaccination program which is set to begin next week with those ages 80 and older. This week:...

Cuyahoga County Commits $2 Million of CARES ACT Funding for Mortgage Assistance Program

Posted on January 12, 2021

CUYAHOGA COUNTY, OH - County homeowners who have been impacted by COVID-19 may be eligible for mortgage payment assistance. Cuyahoga County Council approved $2 million of the County CARES Act funding received through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program to provide a one-time, zero interest deferred...

Vaccine Updates From Governor – 1/8/21

Posted on January 11, 2021

The following items were discussed by Governor DeWine at his press conference on Friday, January 8, 2021. All 88 counties have a level of spread that is at least three times more than what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) considers high incidence. A county-by-county breakdown outlining the presence of COVID-19 in all...

Governor Releases New Stay Safe Ohio Protocol

Posted on December 11, 2020

Governor DeWine yesterday unveiled a new Stay Safe Ohio Protocol. The protocol was developed in partnership with medical professionals across the state to inform Ohioans how to safely live with the virus. See below for a graphic outlining the important points.  For more information from the State of Ohio, visit the Ohio Department of Health...

City and Court Offices are Experiencing Phone Difficulties

Posted on December 11, 2020

Bedford City Hall and Bedford Municipal Court are experiencing phone difficulties.   AT&T is working to resolve this issue as soon as possible. 911 and Police and Fire Dispatch phone lines are fully operational. We thank you for your patience.

County Announces New Restaurant Stabilization Fund

Posted on December 4, 2020

The Cuyahoga County Small Business Stabilization Fund received an additional $1.2 million in funding to provide grants to restaurant owners. Grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded to help offset unpaid rent, utilities, and COVID-19 safety-related costs incurred from March 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020. Applications Open: December 4, 2020 at 2:30 p.m....

Refuse Collection Delayed

Posted on December 3, 2020

Due to the recent weather conditions, Kimble is behind on refuse collection.  They have arranged to have these streets serviced as soon as possible. Streets include: Justin St. William St. Henry St. John St. Best St. Forbes Rd. Paul St. Union St.  

Snow Removal

Posted on November 25, 2020

When snow accumulations exceed two inches, a parking ban is put into effect. No parking on any city streets. It is the property owner's responsibility to clear snow from the sidewalk. In addition, we request residents clear fire hydrants in front of their homes. When having your driveway and sidewalks cleared of snow, all snow...

County Announces Round Three of Stabilization Grant Funding to Support Businesses During Pandemic

Posted on November 20, 2020

CUYAHOGA COUNTY, OH — Cuyahoga County is working with partners from across the region to continue deploying millions of dollars through a Small Business Stabilization Fund to support small neighborhood-based businesses that have been impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Due to the continuing need, the County has partnered with Cleveland Neighborhood Progress to launch...

Refuse Collection Not Affected by Thanksgiving Day Holiday

Posted on November 20, 2020

Refuse collection will not be affected by Thanksgiving Day holiday.  Put your trash and recyclables out on regularly scheduled day.

Holiday Lighting Display Update

Posted on November 20, 2020

The City of Bedford’s Holiday Lights in the Historic District of Downtown Bedford is scheduled to be on display from November 25, 2020 until January 8, 2021. The traditional lighting display, which includes refreshments and a visit from Santa Claus, will not be possible this year due to the current State orders and County advisories. However,...

Health Order Signed Encouraging Ohioans to Stay Home

Posted on November 19, 2020

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today announced that Ohio Department of Health Director Stephanie McCloud signed a health order encouraging people to stay at home during specified hours unless they are working or engaged in an essential activity. “As COVID-19 continues to spread in Ohio, we need a stronger response to minimize the impact on...

Cuyahoga County Awards CHN Housing Partners $2 million to Assist Residents Impacted by COVID-19

Posted on November 18, 2020

If your finances have been affected by COVID-19, you may qualify for utility bill assistance. Money is available to help residents affected by COVID-19 with utility bills like water, sewer, gas and electric. Relief is only available until December 31, 2020!   Funding provided by Cuyahoga County. If your finances have been affected by COVID-19, you...

ODJFS to Provide Up to $25 Million in CARES Act Grants to Nonprofit Agencies

Posted on November 17, 2020

COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) today announced the process for nonprofit organizations that serve low-income and at-risk Ohioans to apply for federal CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act grants. Up to $25 million will be awarded. “Those who were in need prior to this pandemic are...

State Issues New Order Regarding Gatherings

Posted on November 16, 2020

The Ohio Department of Health has issued a revised health order to limit mass gatherings in Ohio. In order to minimize the spread of COVID-19 through airborne particles passing between people in close contact, wedding receptions, funeral repasts, and other events at banquet facilities are subject to the restrictions below. This order does not apply...

Case Data Now Available By Zipcode

Posted on November 12, 2020

The State of Ohio coronavirus web site now has a dashboard on which users can filter case data by zip code.  Click here for a direct link to this resource.

Governor Calls on Ohioans

Posted on November 12, 2020

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)— In a statewide address to Ohioans Wednesday evening, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine called on citizens to recommit to their individual efforts to prevent coronavirus spread as Ohio moves through its most intense, widespread, and dangerous surge of cases to date. Ohio is currently facing a record number of coronavirus-related hospitalizations and intensive care admissions,...
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