Ohio’s stay at home order extended to May 29, with exceptions

Lt. Gov. Jon Husted, Ohio Department of Health Dr. Amy Acton and Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine walk to their daily press conference. Laura Bischoff/Staff

Ohioans will remain under a stay at home order for another month as the state continues to fight the coronavirus, according to an order from Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton.

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Gov. Mike DeWine announced that he would extend the stay at home order with exceptions for businesses and industries set to reopen.

According to the ODH, the extension will last until 11:59 p.m. May 29, 2020, unless it is changed before that time.

 

The order also includes sector-specific coronavirus measures for the reopening businesses, including work-area disinfection, employee distancing and having employees check for symptoms of COVID-19.

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Ohio’s reopening process begins today with resuming dental and veterinary services, as well as some nonessential health procedures.

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