CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

Resources Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

  • Coronavirus webpage
  • Recommended Basic Protective Measures
    o Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
    o If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer
    o Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands
    o Avoid close contact with people who are sick
    o Stay home when you are sick
    o Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue away
    o Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces

Ohio Call Center, Website:  Ohio Department of Health opened a call center to answer questions regarding coronavirus (COVID-19) and set up a website with state-specific information, https://coronavirus.ohio.gov. The call center will be open seven days a week from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. and can be reached at 1-833-4-ASK-ODH (1-833-427-5634).  Call center staff includes licensed nurses and infectious disease experts who can answer questions and provide accurate information about COVID-19, the risk to the public, and the state’s response.

Proven Disinfectants:  EPA’s Registered Antimicrobial Products for Use Against Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, the Cause of COVID-19

OSHA: A new OSHA alert and guidance document on COVID-19 provide general practices to help prevent worker exposure to coronavirus.

AGC of America: Coronavirus Resource Page

Legal Articles of Interest from AGC-Member Law Firms:

GUIDANCE FROM ADMINISTRATION ON DETERMINING ESSENTIAL INFRASTRUCTURE BUSINESSES

March 27, 2020

Lt. Governor Husted provided the following information for determining if business is considered essential during this week’s Coronavirus press conferences: Read the order and use your own good judgement based on the plain reading of the order Companies do not need any state certification nor official clearance of any kind Companies are recommended to create…

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FREE ConstructConnect Resources for AGC Members

March 27, 2020

ConstructConnect is a strategic partner of AGC of America.  As a business we report on commercial construction projects across the US and Canada and are closely monitoring projects that are delayed, put on hold or cancelled due to the COVID-19 epidemic.  Additionally, our Chief Economist, Alex Carrick, routinely partners with the AGC’s Chief Economist, Ken…

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NEW DATA DASHBOARD

March 27, 2020

An expanded COVID-19 data dashboard has been designed by the InnovateOhio Platform and is no available online. The dashboard displays the most recent preliminary data reported to the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) about COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths in Ohio by selected demographics and county of residence. There are 867 confirmed cases of COVID-19…

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DOL Issues Employer Guidance on Implementing Families First Coronavirus Response Act

March 27, 2020

The Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) has issued some much-anticipated guidance regarding the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), which contains a variety of measures, including the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act and Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act. The legislation outlined federal leave obligations for employers with fewer than 500…

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Ohio Issues “Stay at Home” Order

March 23, 2020

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Lt. Governor Jon Husted, and Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton, M.D. MPH, today announced that Ohio will be under a “Stay at Home” order. The order will go into effect beginning Monday, March 23, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. and will remain in effect until 11:59 p.m. on April 6,…

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