The Ohio Manufacturing Alliance to Fight COVID-19 has secured Ohio-made cotton masks and face shields. These are now available for purchase by Ohio manufacturers. All prices are direct pass-throughs at cost from manufacturers in our state. Click here to order. Orders will ship via FedEx shortly after they are received.
In today's press briefing, Gov. DeWine noted that tomorrow, May 12, is the re-opening date for consumer, retail and service businesses -- and he showed this video as a reminder of workplace safety steps.
By tomorrow, nearly 90% of Ohio's economy will be open, he said.
The governor said he was not ready to announce a re-opening date for childcare facilities since safety protocols had not yet been established. An announcement is expected soon.
Lt. Gov. Husted again recognized the work of the Manufacturing Alliance to Fight COVID-19, adding that discussions are already underway so that Ohio is "never again in a position in which we are dependent on other nations" for protective gear and medical supplies.
Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton said businesses with employees who test positive should always first call their local health department for guidance on next steps.