Businesses and workers can access all resources related to COVID-19 in one place at Coronavirus.ohio.gov
The portal includes information on unemployment benefits, the Small Business Administration’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program, the Liquor Buyback Program, modified rules for trucking to help ship critical supplies into the state, the delay of BWC Premiums, etc. Additional information can be found on: COVID-19 Data Dashboard
JUNE 1: catering and banquet centers may reopen if they can meet required safety protocols. Protocols include six feet between tables, no congregating, and a crowd size of no more than 300 people.
MAY 26: miniature golf, batting cages, and bowling alleys may resume operations if they can meet required safety protocols.
MAY 26: skills training for all sports, including contact sports, may resume if required safety protocols can be met. Tournaments, games, and competitions for contact sports are still prohibited.
Full guidelines to ensure that these sectors operate in the safest manner possible are/will be available at coronavirus.ohio.gov.
MAY 21: Dine-in services resume.
Restaurant & Bar Guidelines
MAY 15: Patio dining resumes.
MAY 15: Hair and nail salons, day spas, barbershops & tanning facilities reopen.
Personal Services Guidelines
MAY 12: Consumer and retail services reopen.
Retail Services Guidelines
“Restart Stark” business guidance and recommendations – Stark County Health Department
MAGNET – MANUFACTURING RESOURCES
Manufacturing and Best Practices for COVID-19
NEWS RELEASES & INFORMATION (click on title to open)
Governor Announces New Health Orders Signed (5-22-2020)
Responsible RestartOhio Updates (ongoing)
COVID-19 Update: Face Coverings, Advisory Groups on Restaurants, Barbershops, and Salons (4-28-2020)
How Environmental Changes Impact Health Risk (4-23-2020)
Elective Surgery Order, Mental Health CareLine (4-22-2020)
FDA Reagent Approval, Testing Strike Team, Fair Wavier, JobsOhio Banking Partnership, Dividend Checks (4-21-2020)
Governor DeWine Discussed State’s Plan for Reopening Businesses, Regional Coalition Formed (4-16-2020)
President Trump has unveiled Guidelines for Opening Up America Again, a three-phased approach based on the advice of public health experts. These steps will help state and local officials when reopening their economies, getting people back to work, and continuing to protect American lives. (4-16-2020)
Deferred Elective Procedures, CARES Act Payments, 1099 Unemployment Claims, First Responder PPE, Testing Partnership, Prison Update, Census 2020 (4-15-2020)
Eased Medicaid Restrictions, N95 Sterilization, Distillery-Made Hand Sanitizer, Food Trucks at Rest Areas, New Data Reporting (4-10-2020)
COVID-19 Update: Continue Staying Home, Correction Officer Death, PPE Sterilization, Child Abuse Reports, Proposed $1.6 Million Dividend for Employers (4-8-2020)
Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted today announced the creation of the Office of Small Business Relief within the Ohio Development Services Agency. The Office will coordinate state efforts to identify and provide direct support for Ohio’s nearly 950,000 small businesses. [READ MORE]
Because Ohio must double its hospital capacity due to the oncoming COVID-19 surge, Ohio has developed a plan to expand healthcare services at alternative sites in addition to the traditional medical care facilities. [READ MORE]
Ohioans Encouraged to Wear Cloth Masks in Public; Governor Signs TeleHealth Executive Order; New Wi-Fi Hotspot Locator (4-4-2020)
Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Lt. Governor Jon Husted, and Dr. Amy Acton, MD, MPH, today urged Ohioans to begin wearing cloth masks while in public, as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). [READ MORE]
Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Lt. Governor Jon Husted, and Dr. Amy Acton, MD, MPH, today provided an update on the status of Ohio’s response to COVID-19. [READ MORE]
COVID-19: Best Practices (safety poster) (4-3-2020)
Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced today that Ohio’s Stay at Home order has been extended until 11:59 p.m. on May 1, 2020. [READ MORE]
Personal Protective Equipment Needed (3-24-2020)
The state of Ohio is asking residents and businesses who can donate PPE, or any other essential service or resource, to email email@example.com.