Workplace Guidance & Information

ODH Stay at Home Order – Only Essential Workplaces to Remain Open

Are You an Essential Business? Get Business Guidance

Businesses need to use common sense about how to interpret the ODH Order covering business closure. THINK ABOUT: If the local health department or local law enforcement agency showed up, would you have a rationale that you could use to explain why your business is essential? Could you prove that you are following all safety guidelines in the order?

How to Get Help from the Small Business Association

Small businesses impacted by the current public health crisis should immediately send their contact information to:

Additional information on the SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program is available at

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On March 16, 2020, Hamilton County Public Health asked Hamilton County businesses to allow their employees work remotely if and when possible.

SBA Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan & Respond to COVID-19

HCPH Letter to Businesses – Working Remotely Request

Strategies for Businesses, Employers & Communities

CDC Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019

COVID-19 Hamilton County Public Health Large Gathering Guidance