We are continuously monitoring this issue and will update this page as new information becomes available.
Click on the tabs below for more detailed information on each of the listed areas.
Burkett Restaurant Equipment & Supplies: Follow this link to their website for Coronavirus Safety Essentials, including PPE: https://www.burkett.com/coronavirus-commercial-kitchen-essentials and their Opening Up America Again flyer.
DayMark Safety Systems: Follow this link to their website where you can browse their catalog from items such as infrared thermometers, social distancing floor markers, hand sanitizer, and their newest product, a Kiosk Temperature and Face Mask monitor: https://www.daymarksafety.com/ecatalog/.
Nichols: Follow this link to their website for #BetterTogether – A Program for Healthy Teams & Facilities: https://www.enichols.com/bettertogether/healthy-teams.
Superior Uniform Sales: Follow this link to their brochure: https://theea.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/SUS-Face-Covers.png. To order, contact Alyssa Darah at firstname.lastname@example.org or 419-476-9616 ext. 211 or Carole at ext. 203.
The Image Group: Follow this link to their brochure: https://theea.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/TIG-Target-Health-and-Essentials-Products-V2-5.18.20.pdf. To order, contact Rosa Torres at email@example.com or 419-930-2254.
The Ohio & Michigan Paper Company: Follow these links to their website: www.ompco.com and online catalog: https://fastweb.ompco.com. Email inquiries can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
N95 Fit Testing
If your employees need to use N95 masks they should be fit tested first. Fit testing is available at the following locations:
- Concentra – Oregon: 419-697-6850
- Mercy Health – St. Vincent Occupational Health: 419-251-4634
- Mercy Health – St. Charles Occupational Health: 419-696-7493
- Mobile Health – Maumee: 212-695-5122
- Mobile Health – Toledo: 212-695-5122
- St. Lukes – Occupational Health Services: 419-891-8003
- Wood County Hospital – ReadyWorks: N95 Fit Testing for $25 and may be billed to your place of employment. Call and make an appointment at 419- 373-4162.
Resources for Ohio:
On December 30th, Governor DeWine announced an extension to the Ohio Department of Health Director’s Stay At Home Tonight Order until January 23, 2021.
Revised Order to Limit and/or Prohibit Mass Gatherings in the State of Ohio, with Exceptions 11/16/2020
Governor DeWine Calls on Ohioans to Recommit to Safety Practices, Announces New Mask, Social Distancing Orders
Governor DeWine Announces CARES Act Funding to Support Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Ohioans Impacted by COVID-19
Ohio was approved on Wednesday, August 25th for the supplemental $300 per week retroactively applying back to the week ending August 1st under the federal Lost Wages Supplemental Payment Assistance grant. As Lt Governor, Jon Husted, noted in the press conference on Thursday, August 27th, Ohio will receive $717 Million to provide assistance to eligible individuals and will be available until the funding runs out. Click Here for the news release from FEMA. The Ohio Department of Job & Family Services is expected to release information on how to apply soon.
On July 22nd, Governor DeWine announced beginning July 23rd at 6 pm, all counties in Ohio, regardless of level, are required to wear a mask at all times when:
At an indoor location that’s not a residence
Outdoors, when unable to keep 6ft social distance from those not in your household
When waiting for, riding, driving, or operating public transportation -taxi, car service, private rideshare
This requirement is for the general public. All the Sector Specific Operating Requirements for businesses and their employees are still in place, including that employers and employees are not required to wear face coverings:
If it is not advised due to health reasons,
Against documented industry best practices,
Prohibited for a specific position by law or regulations,
A violation of a company’s safety policy.
A face covering is also not required if an employee is working alone in an enclosed workspace, or
There is a practical reason one cannot be work.
This order only requires those who are 10 years old or older to wear a mask. In addition, the following do not need to wear a mask:
Those with a medical condition or a disability or those communicating with someone with a disability;
Those who are actively exercising or playing sports;
Those who are officiants at religious services;
Those who are actively involved in public safety; or
Those who are actively eating or drinking.
Governor DeWine also announced a travel advisory for all individuals coming into Ohio from states reporting positive testing rates of 15% or higher for COVID-19 and recommend that those individuals self-quarantine for 14 days. If you’re traveling from one of these yellow states, you should self-quarantine at home or in a hotel. This applies to those who live in Ohio and those traveling here from these states, whether they are traveling for businesses or vacationing. Currently, these following states on this list:
- South Carolina
- South Dakota
This new advisory will affect those employees who are returning to Ohio from the specified states and could make them eligible for the FFCRA Emergency Paid Sick Leave.