Welcome to the Ohio Emergency Management Agency

Skip Navigation

Please Note that you are viewing the non-styled version of the Ohio Emergency Management Agency website. Either your browser does not support Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) or it is disabled. We suggest upgrading your browser to the latest version of your favorite Internet browser.

Ohio Emergency Management Agency
ODPS
ODPS

ODPS Ohio Emergency Management Agency COVID-19 Releases

coronavirus.ohio.gov

    COVID-19 News


08.28.2020:  September is NPM - Disasters Don't Wait. Make Your Plan Today.

08.25.2020:  COVID-19 Update: Sports Order Variance Process, Entertainment Venue Order

08.20.2020:   COVID-19 Update: Reopening of Adult Day Care/Senior Centers, New Testing Initiative, BWC Dividend and Mask Distribution, PPE for Boards of Election

08.18.2020:   COVID-19 Update: Sports Health Order, Georgetown Veterans Home, Ohio Governor's Imagination Library, Women's Suffrage Centennial

08.13.2020:   COVID-19 Update: Improving Minority Health, Updated County Risk Levels

08.11.2020:   COVID-19 Update: Return to School, Increase in Cases in Younger Populations

08.07.2020:  COVID-19 Update: School Broadband Connectivity

08.04.2020:   COVID-19 Update: Masks in Schools, Rapid Testing, Community Spread and Spread from Faith-Based Settings, Dr. Amy Acton

07.30.2020:   Health Order Signed Limiting County Fairs to Junior Fair Activities

07.30.2020:   COVID-19 Update: Liquor Sale and On-Premises Consumption Limits, Mass Gathering Order, Updated Risk Levels

07.28.2020:   COVID-19 Update: Child Care Ratios to be Lifted, Additional Restrictions Announced for Local Fairs

07.23.2020:   COVID-19 Update: Eight Counties Increase to Red Alert Level Three, Importance of Self-Quarantines, Broadband Expansion

07.23.2020:   Statewide Facial Covering Order Signed

07.22.2020:   Governor DeWine Issues Statewide Mask Order, Travel Warning

07.16.2020:   COVID-19 Update - 19 Red Alert Level 3 Counties, Executive Order, PPE Manufacturing Grants

07.15.2020:   Gov. DeWine Implores Ohioans to Unite to Prevent Spread of COVID-19

07.09.2020:   COVID-19 Update - New Risk Levels, Higher Education Guidance, Funding for Schools, Homelessness Grant, IMAP Launch, SharedWork Program, Plasma Donation

07.08.2020:   Director's Orders Signed for Facial Coverings

07.07.2020:   COVID-19 Update - Face Coverings To Be Required in High-Risk Counties

07.07.2020:   Lt. Gov. Husted Announces Short-Term "Return to Play" Guidelines for Sports, Launches Campaign to Engage Young Ohioans

07.02.2020:   COVID-19 Update - School Guidelines, Public Health Advisory System

06.29.2020:   COVID-19 Update - Increases in Hospitalizations and Positivity Rate, Counties of Concern, Nursing Home Visitation, Order Extension

06.25.2020:   COVID-19 Update: Increase in Positive Cases, 2-1-1

06.23.2020:   COVID-19 Update: Public Awareness Campaigns, Fireworks, Criminal Justice Grants

06.16.2020:   COVID-19 UPDATE: Basic Reproduction Number, Pop-Up Sites, Multi-System Youth Grant

06.12.2020:   COVID-19 UPDATE: Testing Expansion, R0 in Ohio, Place of Worship Best Practices, New Role for Dr. Acton, ODJFS Employment/Training Grant

06.09.2020:   UPDATE: Mass Protest Standard, Office of Law Enforcement Recruitment, PPE Update, GOJO Expansion

06.05.2020:   UPDATE: Additional Reopening Dates, Order Signed, Ohio National Guard

06.02.2020:   UPDATE: Disparity, K-12 Reopening, Medical Procedures, Funding Opportunities for Businesses

05.28.2020:   COVID-19 Update: Testing, Assisted Living Visitation, Premium Deferrals, Fairs

05.26.2020:   COVID-19 Update: Congregate Care Unified Response Teams

05.22.2020:   Governor Announces New Health Orders Signed May 22

05.21.2020:   COVID-19 Update - Efforts to Improve Minority Health, New Sector Openings

05.20.2020:   Governor Announces New Health Orders Signed

05.19.2020:   COVID-19 Update: Ohioans Protecting Ohioans Urgent Health Advisory

05.18.2020:   COVID-19 Update: Safety Checks, Twin Valley Update, Veterans Home Update

05.14.2020:   COVID-19 Update: New Responsible RestartOhio Opening Dates

05.13.2020:   Ohio Receives Remdesivir to be Distributed Statewide

05.12.2020:   COVID-19 Update: Pandemic EBT, Additional Services to Reopen, Staying Connected

05.07.2020:   COVID-19 Update: Reopening of Restaurants, Bars, and Personal Care Services

05.05.2020:   COVID-19 Update: State Budget Impact

05.04.2020:   COVID-19 Update: Testing Priority, Ohio BMVs

05.01.2020:   Governor DeWine Announces ‘Stay Safe Ohio’ Order

04.30.2020:   COVID-19 Update: Prison PPE, ODRC Update

04.29.2020:   PPE Delivery, Employee Face-Covering Exceptions, Criminal Justice Grants, Class of 2020 Graduation

04.28.2020:   Face Coverings, Advisory Groups on Restaurants, Barbershops & Salons

04.27.2020:   Gov. DeWine Announces Details of Ohio's Responsible RestartOhio Plan

04.24.2020:   COVID-19 Update: Reagent and Testing Swabs, Contact Tracing, Foster Care

04.23.2020:   COVID-19 Update - How Environmental Changes Impact Health Risk

04.22.2020:   COVID-19 Update: Elective Surgery Order, Mental Health CareLine

04.21.2020:   COVID-19 Update: FDA Reagent Approval, Testing Strike Team, Fair Wavier, JobsOhio Banking Partnership, Dividend Checks

04.20.2020:   K-12 Schools to Remain Closed, Minority Health Strike Force, Data Collection, Private Lab Testing

04.17.2020:  COVID-19 Update: Recovery Phase, Inmate Testing

04.16.2020:   COVID-19 Update: Governor DeWine Discussed State's Plan for Reopening Businesses, Regional Coalition Formed

04.15.2020:   COVID-19 Update: Deferred Elective Procedures, CARES Act Payments, 1099 Unemployment Claims, First Responder PPE, Testing Partnership, Prison Update, Census 2020

04.13.2020:   COVID-19 Update: Nursing Home Order, Liquor Sales, TANF Funding, Rapid Testing, Prison Update

04.10.2020:   COVID-19 Update: Eased Medicaid Restrictions, N95 Sterilization, Distillery-Made Hand Sanitizer, Food Trucks at Rest Areas, New Data Reporting

04.09.2020:   COVID-19 Update: PPE Manufacturing, Convalescent Plasma

04.08.2020:   COVID-19 Update: Continue Staying Home, Correction Officer Death, PPE Sterilization, Child Abuse Reports, Proposed $1.6 Billion Dividend for Employers

04.07.2020:   COVID-19 Update: Liquor Sales, Office of Small Business Relief, Ohio Prisons, SNAP Payments

04.06.2020:   Sites Selected for Enhanced Hospital Capacity; ONG to Assist Federal Prison; Dispute Resolution Commission Now Active

04.04.2020:   Ohioans Encouraged to Wear Cloth Masks in Public; Governor Signs Telehealth EO; New WiFi Hotspot Locator

04.03.2020:   COVID-19 Update: Testing Supplies; PPE Sanitizing; Inmate Release Recommendation; Remote Learning Guide

04.02.2020:   Ohio Stay at Home Order Extended Through May 1

04.01.2020:   COVID-19 Update: PPE Manufacturing, Testing Order, Click   Connect, Foreclosure Prevention

03.31.2020:   Ohio Dept. of Health Receives All Allocated PPE from Strategic National Stockpile

03.31.2020:   Ohio Takes Inventory of Ventilators; Issues Emergency Connection Order; Extends Telework Order

03.30.2020:   Gov. DeWine Extends School Closure Order

03.30.2020:   Ohio EMA Warns about Scam Phone Calls

03.29.2020:   Governor, Lt. Governor Thank FDA for Approval of Use of Battelle Technology

03.29.2020:   Gov. DeWine, Lt. Gov. Husted express disappointment in FDA's decision to limit use of Battelle Technology

03.28.2020:   Gov. DeWine makes plea to FDA; Releases list of needed PPE

03.27.2020:   Gov. DeWine signs House Bill 197

03.26.2020:   Gov. DeWine, Pres. Obhof, Speaker Householder Announce Postponement of State of the State Address

03.26.2020:   Personal Protective Equipment Needed; New COVID-19 Data Dashboard Unveiled

03.25.2020:   Gov. DeWine's Statement on House Bill 197

03.23.2020:   Gov. DeWine Orders Hiring Freeze for State Agencies, Boards and Commissions

03.22.2020:   Ohio Issues “Stay at Home” Order; New Restrictions Placed on Child Daycares

03.21.2020:   Adult Day Services to Close; BWC Payments Deferred; Trucking Waivers Issued

03.21.2020:   Governor, Lt. Governor Statements Honoring State Rep. Dan Manning

03.20.2020:   Ohio Records First COVID-19 Death; Senior Centers, Adult Day Cares to Close

03.19.2020:   SBA Applications Being Accepted for Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program; DeWine Signs Order Expanding Telehealth Services for Medicaid Recipients

03.19.2020:  (SBA NR) SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Ohio Small Businesses Economically Impacted by COVID-19

03.19.2020:  (SBA in Spanish) La SBA Ofrece asistencia en caso de desastre a las pequenas empresas de Ohio afectadas economicamente por el COVID-19

03.17.2020:   Joint Statement from Gov. DeWine and Secretary LaRose (7:31 pm)

03.17.2020:  
Elective Surgeries Postponed in Ohio Hospitals (7:09 pm)

03.16.2020:  
Ohio Dept. of Health issues order on closure of polling locations (11 pm)

03.16.2020:  
Statement from Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on the March 17 Election (10:09 pm)

03.16.2020:  
Joint Statement from Gov. DeWine and Secretary LaRose on Ohio Primary (9:04 pm)

03.15.2020:  
EMAO News Release: State Orders Bars, Restaurants Closed during Outbreak

03.15.2020:   Gov. News Release: Business, Community Leaders Praise Efforts to Slow Spread of COVID-19

03.15.2020:   Gov. DeWine Orders Ohio Bars & Restaurants to Close

03.14.2020:   Gov. DeWine Provides COVID-19 Update

03.12.2020:   Ohio Bans Mass Gatherings of 100 or More

03.12.2020:   Gov. DeWine Announces School Closures

03.11.2020:   Gov. DeWine Announces Fourth Confirmed COVID-19 Case; Limits Access to Nursing Homes, Assisted Living Facilities

03.10.2020:   Gov. DeWine Recommends Limiting Large Indoor Gatherings

03.09.2020:   Gov. DeWine Signs Emergency Order Regarding Coronavirus Response