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:

COVID-19 Update: Face Coverings, Advisory Groups on Restaurants, Barbershops, and Salons

April 28, 2020

CUSTOMER FACE COVERINGS IN RETAIL ESTABLISHMENTS: Governor DeWine announced today that the state of Ohio will not require that customers entering retail establishments wear face coverings. Wearing face coverings in public is still, however, strongly recommended. “As Governor, it is my responsibility to make the tough decisions, but it is also my responsibility to listen…

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GOVERNOR DEWINE’S OFFICE RELEASES DETAILS OF THE RESPONSIBLE RESTARTOHIO PLAN

April 28, 2020

During today’s (April 28th) press conference, the Administration backtracked on mandatory face covering requirements. The sector specific information on the Ohio Department of Health’s Responsible RestartOhio webpage had been changed across all impacted industries, including construction, with face coverings being moved from mandatory to a recommended practice. When asked by reporters, Lt Governor Husted indicated…

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MAPPING OHIO’S CORONAVIRUS

April 26, 2020

This map is updated daily: see this link for the latest Ohio coronavirus maps.

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4.24 AGC of America Coronavirus Update

April 25, 2020

AGC of America Members, AGC released the 5th edition of its coronavirus survey earlier today. Half of respondents reported that clients have ordered a halt to projects underway and more than a quarter report clients have canceled projects that been expected to begin. The survey did show signs that the federal Paycheck Protection Program loans…

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Governor Dewine Week in Review

April 25, 2020

For the week ending April 24, 2020 Throughout the week, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine was joined by Lt. Governor Jon Husted and Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton M.D., MPH, to announce decisions made regarding the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) throughout Ohio. ________________________________________ On Monday, Governor DeWine announced that K-12 schools in Ohio will…

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