City of Cleveland Daily News Updates - #314

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

The City of Cleveland continues to take numerous precautions across multiple departments and divisions amid increasing cases of coronavirus (COVID-19). Below are some important updates. Mayor Frank G. Jackson signed an order on Feb. 24, 2021 extending the City’s Proclamation of Civil Emergency through March 31, 2021Click here to view the order. Essential services such as Police, Fire, EMS, waste collection and Utilities will remain operational. 

Mayor Jackson to Host Tele Town Hall on March 24

Mayor Frank G. Jackson will host a telephone townhall to update residents on public safety, COVID-19 vaccines and more on Wednesday, March 24 at 5:30 p.m.

Residents may register for the free town hall event at The night of the event, registered participants will receive a phone call and will only need to answer the call to enter the telephone town hall. Those who are unable to participate by phone but would like to listen during or after the event, can tune in on the City of Cleveland’s Facebook page where the call will be livestreamed.

Emergency Medical Service to Graduate Five New EMTs and Paramedics

On Thursday, March 18, 2021, Mayor Frank G. Jackson will swear in five new Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) and Paramedics to help serve neighborhood residents. The new EMTs will enhance the staffing levels of the Cleveland Emergency Medical Service.

As a reminder, The City of Cleveland is currently accepting applications for the position of Emergency Medical Technician.  The application period runs until March 28, 2021 at 11:59pm.  Starting salary is $15.00 per hour with opportunity for advancement.  Apply here. Call 216-623-5233 with questions.

TV20 to Air Previous St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations for 24 Hours

Although we are unable to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day like we have in past years, we can still celebrate the day by reflecting on parades from previous years. TV20 and the City of Cleveland are bringing viewers a 24-hour St. Patrick’s Day Parade Marathon, featuring 12 parades from years past. The marathon starts at 12:01 a.m. on March 17. There are several ways to watch TV20:

  • Through your cable provider: Spectrum channel 1020; Att-Uverse channel 99
  • Through the PEG.TV app/channel on Roku
  • Via livestream at

The City of Cleveland Releases CDPH COVID-19 Non-Compliance Report

CDPH continues to monitor COVID-19 non-compliance complaints. Since Jan 1, 2021 through March 16, 2021, CDPH has received 37 COVID-19 non-compliance complaints. To date, CDPH has received 7 mass gathering non-compliance allegations, 16 mask non-compliance allegations and 5 social distancing non-compliance allegations in the City of Cleveland. To view and download CDPH’s COVID-19 non-compliance report, click here.​

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