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Individual and Business Resource Information for COVID-19

By March 20, 2020March 23rd, 2020No Comments

We’ve compiled a list of resources for small business owners and individuals in Ohio for physical and financial health support.

Financial Resources for individuals without work:

Enhanced Unemployment Aid for Workers
Ohio Governor Mike DeWine is ordering the relaxing of some unemployment compensation requirements and timelines for COVID-19 impacted workers who do not receive paid leave and for people who have been quarantined due to COVID-19. Visit for additional information.

Directory of county offices for Job and Family Services – they can provide immediate need assistance for families.


Financial Resources for Business owners requiring closure:

Financial Support for Small Businesses and Non-Profit Organizations
Small business owners and non-profit agencies impacted by the public health crisis can apply for low-interest loans. Those impacted should immediately send their contact information to BusinessHelp@Development.Ohio.Gov.

Resources for Businesses and Employers
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) developed guidance for employers on how to plan, prepare and respond to coronavirus with clear instructions to employees and response plans. There are also customized resources for schools, community organizations, healthcare professionals and food service providers. Read more.

Current Ohio Statistics & Guide for Employers
The Ohio Department of Health has current statistics on confirmed cases and a 2-page guide for employers.

Free Workplace Handouts and Posters for Business Store Fronts
Free posters on facts, tips and crisis communications are available from the CDC here.

Temporary Telework Agreement
The Supreme Court of Ohio provides a number of resources, including a continuity of operations template.


Health & Safety at local and state levels:

Ohio Department of Health Call Center

The Ohio Department of Health has established a dedicated coronavirus call center (1-833-4-ASK-ODH) that is staffed 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. daily as well as a dedicated website:

Union County

To obtain the latest information regarding COVID-19, please contact the Union County Health Department or by calling (937) 642-2053 or toll free (888) 333-9461.

Delaware County

Call 740-368-1700. Press 1 for questions about COVID-19. After-hours emergency line: 740-815-6518. Click here to submit a secure message.

Clark County

News, closings and up to date communication. Have a question? Health department contact phone is 937-390-5600.

Logan County

Updates on closures and news here Contact info for health department is 937-592-9040.

Marion County

Their website is updated with news and updates and their contact phone number is 740-387-6520.