Bringing Nature to Your Living Room During the Quarantine

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Blooming flowers with a "live" icon in the corner
Is your self-quarantine getting you down? Got the missing-my-park-blues? We definitely understand! Being outdoors has amazing physical and mental health benefits which are hard to give up. This is why we are bringing neighborhood parks to YOU! Every day, for the remainder of the Stay At Home Order, we will be broadcasting live from Cincinnati …

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How to Socially Distance While Visiting Your Neighborhood Park

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Social Distancing in Public Spaces
During the “Stay At Home” order, many of Cincinnati Parks’ trails and open spaces can continue to be used in a safe manner that allows people to enjoy the health benefits these spaces provide. In all instances though, it is critical to follow Centers for Disease Control and general public health guidelines during the current …

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What the Ohio “Stay At Home” Order Means for Parks

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Governor Mike DeWine announced that Ohio will enter a period of “Stay At Home” as ordered by state Heath Department Director Amy Acton. The order requires that all Ohioans remain at home in effort to prevent further spread of COVID-19. The order goes into effect Monday, March 23 at 11:59 p.m. and remains in effect …

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COVID-19 Can’t Cancel Spring Blooms

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People walking under blooming magnolia trees
We all can admit that this is an uneasy time. Schools are closed along with all of our favorite restaurants, gyms, and community centers. Due to orders from local and state governments, all social events are cancelled. However, it seems Mother Nature missed the “cancel everything” memo because spring blooms are proceeding as planned! Take …

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Our COVID-19 Event Preparedness Plan

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Someone washing their hands.
Given the rapid and unprecedented spread of COVID-19 throughout the country, including Ohio, we are monitoring the developing situation closely using information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). On March 12, Governor DeWine announced that the State of Ohio is banning all large events (over 100 people). We are tracking how this …

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