Jay Hanselman

Jay Hanselman brings more than 10 years experience as a news anchor and reporter to 91.7 WVXU. He came to WVXU from WNKU, where he hosted the local broadcast of All Things Considered.  Hanselman has been recognized for his reporting by the Kentucky AP Broadcasters Association, the Ohio Society of Professional Journalists, and the Ohio AP Broadcasters.

Hanselman covers Cincinnati City Hall for WVXU.

As of Friday at 2 p.m., there are 63 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Hamilton County. Five of those patients are hospitalized, and there have been no fatal cases in the county.

The Council on Aging of Southwestern Ohio is looking after senior citizens during the coronavirus outbreak. President and CEO Suzanne Burke said her agency has been planning for this since late January.

Many businesses are having to adjust their practices because of concerns about the coronavirus. That's especially true for funeral homes, which are trying to navigate between serving grieving families and protecting public health. 

Some American cities may get money from a federal stimulus bill to pay first responders and health care workers because of the coronavirus pandemic. But Mayor John Cranley said that doesn't include Cincinnati.

Hamilton County, like most local governments, is waiting to see if it will get any financial help from the state and federal governments for dealing with the coronavirus outbreak.

Cincinnati's Health commissioner reported there are now 16 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the city, and that includes four positive test results returned Tuesday.

The Hamilton County sheriff said the inmate population at the county justice center is declining as coronavirus concerns increase. 

You'll likely see more Cincinnati police officers on the streets as the city works to enforce the statewide stay-at-home order to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

Hamilton County officials, like those in Cincinnati, will be enforcing a statewide "stay-at-home" order that begins at 11:59 p.m. Monday to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

Cincinnati officials said Sunday the city will enforce the stay-at-home order issued by Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and Ohio Health Director Amy Acton to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

The number of COVID-19 cases locally continues to increase, and that's expected to continue in the coming days.

Updated 03/22/2019 at 7:40 p.m.

A Springdale Police officer was killed Saturday night when her cruiser was struck by a suspect involved in a pursuit that started in Elmwood Place.  Another Springdale officer was hurt.

Cincinnati area restaurants have been forced to lay off or furlough thousands of workers because of the state order closing their dining rooms to prevent the spread of COVID-19. 

Cincinnati City Council has authorized administrators to essentially establish up to a $150 million line of credit with a private lender to respond to the COVID-19 crisis if necessary.

After waiting for several days, the Cincinnati Health Department has received COVID-19 test results for six people who were tested last week at city health clinics. 

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