Ask John Matarese anything: Getting answers to your questions about the COVID-19 shutdown

Facebook 'Ask Me Anything' at 10 a.m.
Posted at 9:55 AM, Apr 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-30 21:40:55-04

Greater Cincinnati is wrapping up week 6 of coronavirus-related shutdowns, and governors are beginning to unveil plans for gradually reopening their states' economies.

With every step of this process comes a new set of questions. WCPO 9 News consumer reporter John Matarese is leading our team of journalists to get you answers about unemployment, stimulus checks and when Tri-Staters can return to work.

It's part of our continuing coverage of how our region will emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, "The Rebound."

Matarese responded to questions on Facebook from 10-11 a.m. Thursday. You can read the Q&A in this post's comments:

The Rebound is a resource to help our community make it to the other side of the financial fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. If you have a question or story idea, email us at

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