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Medical Examiner Shadow Program: An Introduction into Forensic Science

01/14/19, 02:34 PM
The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office offers a unique shadowing opportunity for high school and college students who might be interested in a career in forensics. Our one-day shadowing program provides a glimpse into the various forensic disciplines that make up the Medical Examiner’s Office.

From Rocky Start to Bright Future: King’s Journey to Adoption

12/04/18, 09:32 AM
November 2018, National Adoption Month, was a great success, full of fun activities and inspiring families. More than 100 children have been adopted in Cuyahoga County this year, all with heart-touching stories. But there’s one adoption story from earlier this year that stands out.

10 Things to Do in Cuyahoga County This Winter

11/21/18, 12:37 PM
Winter in Northeast Ohio doesn’t have to be spent indoors hiding from the snow. There’s so much to do and see in your city, especially around the holidays, that not even the low temps should keep you from missing out.

Avoid Holiday Shopping Scams

11/20/18, 10:30 AM
Shopping looks so easy on social media: Spot a cute item, click and order. But order from the wrong site and you can wind up getting substandard goods that are nothing like the photos—if you get the merchandise at all.

Cuyahoga County Services for Veterans

11/09/18, 05:12 PM
We owe a great debt to all our United States veterans. These brave men and women put everything on the line to serve us—when they return from duty it’s our job at Cuyahoga County to serve them.

Flu Vaccination

11/05/18, 04:17 PM
As the temperature begins to fall in Cuyahoga County, it’s a sign that cold and flu season isn’t far behind.

Protecting Our Seniors

10/11/18, 04:20 PM
When you think of abuse or neglect of our most vulnerable residents you often think of children. But there is a growing population at risk that we often overlook. They are members of our families, neighborhoods, and churches. You might see them every day at work and miss the signs.

Safe Sleep Awareness and Training Is Saving Babies in Cuyahoga County

08/30/18, 03:21 PM
First Year Cleveland is helping to tackle the challenge of high infant mortality rates (IMR) in Cuyahoga County. Created in late 2015 with financial support from Cuyahoga County and the City of Cleveland as well as other organizations, First Year Cleveland's mission is to mobilize the community through partnerships and a unified strategy to reduce infant deaths.

County Workforce Collaboration Benefits Local Business, Creates Opportunities for Residents

08/09/18, 03:02 PM
Cuyahoga County continues to streamline its process to support local businesses and to provide residents with career paths. One recent example is the work that Cuyahoga County’s innovative new workforce training program, SkillUp, and the County’s youth internship program did to support Motorcars Honda. Through a coordinated effort, the County helped Motorcars meet a talent supply need and created career and wage advancement opportunities for internship program participants.

How Impostor Scams Work

07/19/18, 11:05 AM
For scammers, posing as someone else and weaving a believable story is business as usual. It’s only the victims who get caught off guard by a bogus crisis that only a quick payment can fix.

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

06/08/18, 11:04 AM
While people often think of children and victims of domestic abuse first when they think about abuse, neglect and exploitation, these problems also effect older adults and adults with disabilities.

Here’s Cuyahoga County: A Manual on Understanding Our Government

05/22/18, 01:38 PM
Do you know the role of the Inspector General? Do you understand how the bed tax works? Did you know Cuyahoga County only has two townships and 59 municipalities (although throughout the state of Ohio there are more townships than municipalities)?