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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine Enacts Stay at Home Order concerning COVID-19

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine Enacts Stay at Home Order concerning COVID-19

April 6, 2020

Governor Mike DeWine along with Ohio Department of Health Director Dr. Amy Acton have enacted a stay-at-home order as the number of cases in the state continues to rise.

Update: Dr. Acton issued a new stay at home order that begins on April 7, 2020 and lasts through May 1, 2020. This order prohibits holding gatherings of any size and closes all nonessential businesses. It does NOT prohibit essential activities like going to the grocery store, receiving medical care, or taking your pet for a walk. Residents can return home from out of state and can leave the state.

Ohio Department of Health Stay at Home Order

Helpful resources and guidelines:

CISA Memo and Guidance on Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce

Stay at Home FAQ

Information on Stay at Home Order

We encourage you to stay up-to-date with information at

Also, if you have questions, call the Ohio Department of Health hotline at 1-833-4ASK-ODH.



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Upcoming Events

 April 2020 
April 15-16, 2020

Bridge Workers, Supervisors & Engineers Conference and Trade Show


Deer Creek State Park Lodge
Mt. Sterling, Ohio

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April 19-23, 2020

NACE Annual Conference


Perdito Beach / Baldwin County, Alabama

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