COVID-19 Pandemic Information for Employers

Additional information for employers can be found here:

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SBA Business Loan Program Temporary Changes; Paycheck Protection Program Requirements, Loan ForgivenessJune 1, 2020click here
COVID-19 Testing in Nursing Homes from the Ohio Department of HealthMay 26, 2020click here
Ohio Governor Announces New Health Orders
May 22, 2020click here
COVID-19 Update from the State of Ohio: Efforts to Improve Minority Health, New Sector OpeningsMay 21, 2020click here
COVID-19 Update from the State of Ohio: Ohioans Protecting Ohioans Urgent Health AdvisoryMay 19, 2020click here
Summit County COVID-19 Small Business Emergency Relief Grant Program FAQMay 13, 2020click here
Sector-Specific Reopening Requirements - Hair Salons, Day Spas, Nail Salons, Barbershops, Tanning Facilities, Tattoo Services and Body PiercingsMay 13, 2020click here
Sector-Specific Reopening Requirements - Massage Therapy, Acupuncture, Cosmetic Therapy May 13, 2020click here
Summit County to Provide Additional Small Business Grant FundingMay 12, 2020click here
COVID-19 Update from the State of Ohio: Pandemic EBT, Additional Services to Reopen, Staying ConnectedMay 12, 2020click here
Summit County and City of Akron Fund Minority Contractor Capital Access ProgramMay 11, 2020click here
Sector-Specific Reopening Requirements - Hair Salons, Day Spas, Nail Salons, Barbershops & Tanning FacilitiesMay 7, 2020click here
Sector-Specific Reopening Requirements - Restaurants and BarsMay 7, 2020click here
Updated COVID-19 Testing Guidance
May 6, 2020click here
COVID-19 Information and Checklist for Businesses/Employers Planning to ReopenMay 5, 2020click here
Ohio Department of Health Director Acton’s Stay Safe Ohio OrderApril 30, 2020click here
Five Protocols for All Businesses For Getting Ohio Back to WorkApril 30, 2020click here
COVID-19 FAQ: Cloth Masks or Face Coverings in the WorkplaceApril 30, 2020click here
Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation Coronavirus (COVID-19) FAQ (UPDATED)April 30, 2020click here
Sector-Specific Reopening Requirements - General Office EnvironmentsApril 28, 2020click here
Sector-Specific Reopening Requirements - Consumer, Retail & ServicesApril 28, 2020click here
Sector-Specific Reopening Requirements - Manufacturing, Distribution & ConstructionApril 28, 2020click here
Governor DeWine Announces Details of Ohio's Responsible RestartOhio Plan with Important DatesApril 27, 2020click here
Ohio's Safe Business Practices for Getting Back to WorkApril 27, 2020click here
Manufacturing and Best Practices for COVID-19 from MAGNETApril 27, 2020click here
Ohio Begins Implementing New Federal Unemployment Programs
April 23, 2020click here
COVID-19 Information and Checklist for Businesses/EmployersApril 23, 2020click here
Summit County and Akron Chamber to Award Over 300 Small Business GrantsApril 22, 2020click here
Ohio Manufacturing Alliance to Fight COVID-19 Re-purposing and Retooling to Make PPEApril 20, 2020click here
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Save Small Business FundApril 17, 2020click here
COVID-19 Checklist for Long-Term Care FacilitiesApril 15, 2020click here
COVID-19 Checklist for Safe Food HandlingApril 15, 2020click here
COVID-19 Information and Checklist on COVID-19 Antibody Test KitsApril 15, 2020click here
USDA COVID-19 Federal Rural Resource Guide
April 14, 2020click here
IRS Coronavirus Tax Relief for Businesses and Tax-Exempt Entities
April 10, 2020click here
Employer Relief from COVID-19 2020 Employer DividendApril 8, 2020click here
JobsOhio Innovation FundApril 8, 2020click here
OSHA Worker Exposure Risk to COVID-19
April 8, 2020click here
Greater Akron Chamber Now Accepting COVID-19 Small Business Grant ApplicationsApril 7, 2020click here
COVID-19 Checklist for Stay At Home Order ExtensionApril 7, 2020click here
COVID-19 Information and Checklist for Businesses/EmployersApril 7, 2020click here
Paycheck Protection Program Loans FAQApril 6, 2020click here
COVID-19 Resources for Economic Support - Ohio Dept. of HealthApril 4, 2020click here
Amended Director of Ohio Department of Health's Stay-at-Home OrderApril 2, 2020click here
Ohio COVID-19 Job Search and Posting ResourceApril 2, 2020click here
COVID-19 Checklist for Commercial Evictions and ForeclosuresApril 2, 2020click here
The Ohio Manufacturing Alliance to Fight COVID-19April 2, 2020click here
Unemployment Compensation Information and Contact InformationMarch 31, 2020click here
Together Ohio: Top Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) NeededMarch 31, 2020click here
COVID-19 Checklist for Out-Of-Network Insurance CoverageMarch 31, 2020click here
Congressional Response to COVID 19 – Assistance to Individuals and FamiliesMarch 30, 2020click here
USFDA Emergency Use Authorization for Use of Battelle Decontamination System for N95 Respirators March 28, 2020click here
Advisory Memorandum on Identification of Critical Infrastructure Workers During COVID-19 ResponseMarch 28, 2020click here
The Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES ActMarch 27, 2020click here
Together Ohio: Ohio’s Response to COVID-19March 27, 2020click here
$340 Billion Surge in Emergency Funding to Combat Coronavirus Outbreak: Senate Appropriations CommitteeMarch 26, 2020click here
Ohio Dept. of Health Stay At Home Order Frequently Asked Questions
March 24, 2020click here
Ohio Dept. of Health Resource Portal for Economic Support During COVID-19March 24, 2020click here
COVID-19 Information on Stay-Home Order Information and FAQMarch 23, 2020click here
Director of Ohio Department of Health Stay-at-Home OrderMarch 22, 2020click here
Worker Adjustment Retraining Notification (WARN) ActMarch 20, 2020click here
Apply for US Small Business Administration Disaster Loan AssistanceMarch 19, 2020click here
ODJFS Form: Mass Layoff Instruction Sheet for COVID-19 SeparationMarch 18, 2020click here
Enhanced Unemployment Aid for Ohioans (UPDATED DAILY)March 17, 2020click here
SharedWork Ohio Voluntary Layoff AversionMarch 17, 2020click here
U.S. Small Business Administration's (SBA) Economic Injury Disaster Loan ProgramMarch 17, 2020click here
ODJFS Provides Common WARN Number to Speed Processing of COVID-19-Related Unemployment BenefitsMarch 16, 2020click here
Implementation of Mitigation Strategies for Communities with Local COVID-19 Transmission March 15, 2020click here
Summit County Public Health News Release: Recommendations for Employers During the COVID-19 PandemicMarch 13, 2020click here
COVID-19 Quick Start Guide for EmployersMarch 13, 2020click here
US Dept. of Labor Announces New Guidance on Unemployment Insurance during COVID-19March 12, 2020click here
CDC to Award Over $560 Million to State & Local Jurisdictions in Support of COVID-19 ResponseMarch 11, 2020click here
U.S. Department of Labor Offers Guidance For Preparing Workplaces For CoronavirusMarch 9, 2020click here