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March 22, 2020 12:00 PM

Ohio Department of Health Director Issues Stay at Home Order

The Order takes effect Monday, March 23rd at 11:59pm.

On Sunday, March 22nd, under the direction of Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton, M.D., MPH issued a director’s order to require all Ohioans to stay in their homes to prevent the further spread of COVID-19 beginning at 11:59 p.m. EDT on Monday, March 23, 2020 until 11:59 p.m. on April 6, 2020.

This order prohibits holding gatherings of any size and closes all nonessential businesses. It does NOT prohibit essential activities like going to the grocery store, receiving medical care, or taking your pet for a walk.

For more information on what this order means for you, please visit the Ohio Department of Health's website to view the Stay at Home Order in full.

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