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

March 23, 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.

On Sunday (3/22/2020) Governor DeWine stated: "We haven't faced an enemy like we are facing today in 102 years. We are at war. In the time of war, we have to make sacrifices, and I thank all of you for all you are doing, all you are refraining from doing. You are making a huge difference."

The order will take effect at 11:59 p.m. EDT on Monday, March 23, 2020 until 11:59 p.m. EDT on Monday, April 6, 2020.

Ohio Department of Health Stay at Home Order

Helpful resources and guidelines:


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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