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:

5.4 AGC of America Coronavirus Update

May 5, 2020

Help us get the best picture of how the construction industry is faring during the coronavirus pandemic, especially with the Senate coming back to Washington this week to start work on the next coronavirus recovery legislation. Please take a few minutes to fill out the sixth version of AGC’s Coronavirus Survey HERE. The information you…

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Governor DeWine Announces ‘Stay Safe Ohio Order’

May 1, 2020

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today announced that the Ohio Department of Health has issued a “Stay Safe Ohio Order.” The new order, which incorporates the openings of businesses and services announced as part of the Responsible RestartOhio plan, will replace the previous “Stay at Home” order, which expires at 11:59 p.m. tonight. The “Stay Safe…

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4.30 AGC Coronavirus Update

May 1, 2020

AGC of America CEO Steve Sandherr yesterday urged Treasury Secretary Mnuchin to address concerns about his department’s new guidance warning firms of future audits and potential legal risks for companies that apply for loans they do not need. Sandherr noted that this new, retroactive guidance has created a great deal of concern and confusion within…

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Face coverings required (again) for employees

April 29, 2020

FACE COVERINGS REQUIRED (AGAIN) FOR EMPLOYEES A little after 10 a.m. this morning(4-29-20), the Ohio Dept of Health’s Responsible RestartOhio website was updated, again updated the usage of face coverings for workers in the construction industry and general office settings. The sector specific operating requirements now state the following under its mandatory section for both…

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AGC of America Update 4.28.20

April 29, 2020

AGC of America arranged to have Ali Mills from Plum Contracting, a member of the Constructors Association of Western Pennsylvania visit with President Trump today to tell her story about how the Paycheck Protection Program loans helped her put people back to work in her part of the country. Watch the speech HERE. You can…

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