As of today, Ohio has over 750 deaths and over 16,000 confirmed cases. The stay at home order for Ohio is set to expire May 1st, 2020 and Governor Mike DeWine has outlined a detailed plan for a gradual opening of the state. In his press conference Governor DeWine state, “The Coronavirus is still here and it’s just as dangerous as ever.”
So what does Ohio opening up mean? It’s not a free-for-all and everything will not be open come the beginning of May. All employees in business will be required to wear face make or pee. Businesses that are allowed to open must follow the state guidelines for capacity in buildings (typical 50% of what is normally allowed).
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So where can you go?
Starting May 1st health care will open again in Ohio. Health procedures that do not require overnight stay in hospitals can proceed.
Starting May 4th the following changes will happen in Ohio. Manufacturing, distribution and construction will open, and general office environments will be allowed to reopen but if working from home can happen it is urged.
May 12th consumer retail and services will be allowed to open. Customers and workers will need to wear a face mask or ppe when in these facilities.
Do you still need to social distance, sanitize and wash your hands?
Yes! COVID-19 is still spreading in Ohio. And it’s more crucial than ever to continue to practice social distancing of 6feet or more, sanitizing and washing your hands for at least 30 seconds several times a day.
Do you need to wear a mask or ppe gear?
The CDC recommends that wearing a mask or ppe gear to everyone. Why? It protects you for unknowing spreading the virus and it also protects you from others that may not know they have the virus. It also protects your family, so even though it isn’t mandatory it is strongly advised that you do.
Is there still a stay at home order?
The stay at home rules for Ohio will still remain. Gatherings of 10 people or less will still be enforced.
This first phase of opening Ohio doesn’t include businesses such as gyms, movie theatres, and restaurants. No word as to when those types of businesses will be able to open.
Celebrities Who've Been Diagnosed With Coronavirus (UPDATED DECEMBER 14)
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5. Ben CarsonSource:Getty 5 of 53
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7. Cam NewtonSource:Getty 7 of 53
8. Donald TrumpSource:Getty 8 of 53
9. Vivica A. FoxSource:Getty 9 of 53
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11. Dwayne "The Rock" JohnsonSource:WENN 11 of 53
12. Kevin HartSource:NBC Universal 12 of 53
13. Usain BoltSource:Getty 13 of 53
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15. Herman CainSource:Getty 15 of 53
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18. Just Brittany
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19. Ezekiel ElliottSource:Getty 19 of 53
20. Patrick EwingSource:Getty 20 of 53
21. Annie GlennSource:Getty 21 of 53
22. Roy HornSource:Getty 22 of 53
23. MadonnaSource:Getty 23 of 53
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26. Fred The GodsonSource:Johnny Nunez / Getty 26 of 53
28. Von MillerSource:Getty 28 of 53
29. Jacqueline Towns, Mother Of Karl-Anthony TownsSource:Hannah Foslien / Getty 29 of 53
30. Kenneth "Babyface" EdmondsSource:Getty 30 of 53
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33. 'Power' Actress Debbie Mazar
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34. Tom Hanks
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35. Rita Wilson
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36. Donovan Mitchell
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38. Lucian Grange
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Universal Music Chief Lucian Grainge Hospitalized With Coronavirus https://t.co/mTnlM1NTli— Variety (@Variety) March 15, 2020
39. Idris Elba
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This morning I tested positive for Covid 19. I feel ok, I have no symptoms so far but have been isolated since I found out about my possible exposure to the virus. Stay home people and be pragmatic. I will keep you updated on how I’m doing 👊🏾👊🏾 No panic. pic.twitter.com/Lg7HVMZglZ— Idris Elba (@idriselba) March 16, 2020
40. Kristofer Hivju
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41. Kevin Durant
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Kevin Durant tested positive for coronavirus, Durant tells @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium. Durant says he is feeling fine: "Everyone be careful, take care of yourself and quarantine. We're going to get through this."— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) March 17, 2020
42. Sean Payton
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Breaking: Saints head coach Sean Payton tested positive for the coronavirus, he told @AdamSchefter.— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) March 19, 2020
He is the first person in the NFL world known to test positive for the virus. pic.twitter.com/FRopgzpgsG
43. Daniel Dae Kim
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Ready for a fight? I am.— Daniel Dae Kim (@danieldaekim) March 19, 2020
Yesterday I was diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the #coronavirus. I posted something on my Instagram page if you’d like to hear a little about my experience.
44. Andy Cohen
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45. Sabrina Dhowre
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Model/actress and wife of actor Idris Elba, Sabrina Dhowre Elba, announced her coronavirus diagnosis with Oprah Winfrey Saturday during a Facetime on Winfrey's "Oprah Talks COVID-19." #WhatYouNeedToKnow #MondayMorning pic.twitter.com/ekSqPwKimD— Sybil Wilkes (@SybilWilkes) March 23, 2020
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