On Sunday, March 22, 2020, under the direction of Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton issued an order to require all Ohioans to stay in their homes to prevent further spread of COVID-19. This order prohibits holding gatherings of any size and closes nonessential businesses. It does NOT prohibit essential activities like going to the grocery store, receiving medical care, or taking your pet for a walk. The order will take effect beginning at 11:59 p.m. the evening of Monday, March 23 and will remain in effect until 11:59 p.m. on Monday, April 6.
For more information about what this order means for you, please read the Stay At Home Order FAQs here.
View the full Stay At Home Order, which includes the definition of essential and nonessential businesses, here.