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Posted on: April 23, 2020

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended that Americans wear cloth face coverings (masks) (PDF) in public to help slow the spread of COVID-19. This recommendation is being made based on studies that show a significant proportion of people with COVID-19 lack symptoms and can transmit the virus to others in close proximity, through speaking, coughing, sneezing or other means. 

Ohio Lieutenant Governor Jon Husted announced a state-formed database for individuals looking for work during the coronavirus crisis.

Keeping Your House Disinfected

The Safety Health and Consumer Council recently released this Guide to Keeping Your House Disinfected to cover both the flu and the coronavirus, including disinfecting frequently touched objects and deep cleaning. This guide can provide residents with a practical guide on what to do after returning from the grocery store, receiving packages and many other situations arising during this time.

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