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:

AGC of America Corona Virus Update May 22

May 22, 2020

AGC calls for measures to rebuild the economy as the 7th edition of our survey finds 69 percent of firms report having projects canceled since the start of the pandemic. Among the measures we are calling for are new infrastructure investments, liability protections for contractors and an extension of the Paycheck Protection Program. Association officials…

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CDC Webinar

May 19, 2020

Factors to Consider when Planning to Purchase Respirators From Another Country This webinar discusses key factors to help buyers make informed procurement decisions when making a respirator purchase. The information will help to maximize the likelihood of obtaining effective products that will keep workers safe.

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GOVERNOR REPLACES STAY SAFE ORDER WITH HEALTH ADVISORY

May 19, 2020

During today’s press conference, Governor DeWine announced that the previous “Stay Safe Ohio” order that limited Ohioans movement is being replaced with an “urgent health advisory.” The advisory encourages citizens follow best practices to help slow the spread of the coronavirus and loosens travel recommendations. The advisory does continue advising Ohioans to avoid groups of…

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5.18 AGC of America Coronavirus Update

May 19, 2020

In our ongoing efforts to track the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on the industry, we are asking all of you to please take a few minutes to complete the seventh edition of our member survey HERE. Your answers help us determine how best to continue supporting the industry and what type of federal support…

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COVID-19 Update: Pandemic EBT, Additional Services to Reopen, Staying Connected

May 13, 2020

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Lt. Governor Jon Husted, and Dr. Amy Acton, MD, MPH, today provided the following COVID-19 updates. PANDEMIC EBT PLAN: Governor DeWine announced that the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (OJFS) has received approval from the United States Department of Agriculture for its Pandemic EBT plan. The Pandemic EBT program…

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