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

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.

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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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