Please see below for resources for COVID-19. If you have additional comments, questions, or concerns, please email our office by clicking here.
Click here for a final version of the CARES Act.
For an up to date list of what all federal government agencies are doing in response to coronavirus, click here.
The ODH coronavirus disease 2019 call center can be reached at 1-833-4-ASK-ODH. ODH staffers operate the center seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily, including weekends.
Increased Payment Amounts for New and Existing Eligible Unemployment Claimants Under CARES Act:
The Emergency Increase in Unemployment Compensation Benefits Program
- Adds $600 a week to the amount unemployed Ohioans are receiving in unemployment benefits
- This income is disregarded for purposes of the Medicaid and CHIP programs.
- Increased payments (regular unemployment benefit amount plus $600 per week) applys to weeks beginning on the date Ohio signed its agreement with the federal government and ending on or before July 31, 2020.
SUPPORT FOR SMALL BUSINESSES & NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS:
The Ohio Development Services Agency is preparing to submit an application in the coming week to qualify Ohio for the U.S. Small Business Administration's (SBA) Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program. This program provides low-interest loans up to $2 million in order to help businesses overcome the temporary loss of revenue during the state of emergency.
Non profit organizations in Ohio will also be eligible for low-interest loans through the SBA's Economic Injury Disaster Loan program.
In order to complete the state's application, businesses impacted by the current public health crisis should immediately send their contact information to BusinessHelp@Development.Ohio.gov. Additional information on the SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program is available at SBA.gov/Disaster.
The Dayton Chamber of Commerce is acting as the liaison for small business concerns. If you are a small business owner with concerns, please fill out the Chamber's survey here.