• The latest numbers for our county: The Ross County Health District announced today the following information: 39 positive cases (one death), 59% male and 41% female, and eight currently hospitalized. The age range is from 19 to 80 years. There have been 382 Ross County residents tested with 318 testing negative, and 25 awaiting test results. Twelve recovered cases are reported.
  • The state said this afternoon the stay-at-home order will continue past tomorrow's stated deadline, with modifications for the business sectors that will be phased back to work starting Friday. It's believed a modified order will be unveiled tomorrow.
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Recent Chamber survey confirms small business hardest hit by COVID-19 shutdown
Free webinars for small business owners
  • Tomorrow at 1:30 p.m. - Seven Steps to Thrive Now and Dominate as the Economy Rebounds; a free session from Chamber member BUJI Action Coach Business Coaching (register please here)
  • Monday, May 4 at 1 p.m. - SOCA Member Benefits 101 with Elavon. Learn about how your business can streamline and become more efficient. (Register here)
  • Wednesday, May 6 at noon - ThinkHR compliance seminar on layoffs, furloughs, and recalls (Register here)
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Coronavirus numbers, facts and figures
Links to information:

  • Looking for a job? The state has a job page on its Coronavirus page that helps connect those out of work with jobs.

  • The Ohio Channel YouTube page, where the Governor, Lt. Gov. and director of the Ohio Department of Health give regular updates at 2 p.m. on most days.

  • Governor's Stay at Home Order (Link)

  • The Chillicothe Ross Community Foundation's Coronavirus Fund needs donations, and can potentially help non-profits with some of the costs of helping the community cope with the impact of COVID-19 in the area.

  • The United Way of Ross County is awarding micro-grants to non-profits working to address community needs due to COVID-19's impact.
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