Flags to be flown at half-staff in Cuyahoga County

Posted at 4:12 PM, Apr 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-14 16:13:05-04

CUYAHOGA COUNTY, Ohio — Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish signed an order on Tuesday for all flags at Cuyahoga County facilities to be flown at half-staff in honor of patients who died from COVID-19.

“I feel an incredible sadness for the families that have lost loved ones due to the COVID-19 virus,” said Budish. “I signed this executive order to signify a remembrance of the lives lost—you are in our thoughts during this incredibly difficult time.”

Twenty-five Cuyahoga County residents have died from the virus so far.

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