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Budish Signs Executive Order to Lower Flags to Half-Staff at All County Facilities in Memorial of Deaths Due to COVID-19


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CUYAHOGA COUNTY, OH – County Executive Armond Budish today signed an executive order for all flags at Cuyahoga County facilities to be flown at half-staff in memorial of the deaths due to COVID-19 in both the county and around the world.

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

Thus far, 25 Cuyahoga County residents have died as a result of COVID-19.