The information below includes information on obtaining PPE for those businesses and organizations that are in need of smaller or larger quantities. Also provided is information on sector specific operating guidelines and managing employee anxiety when returning to work. Finally, your feedback is appreciated in regards to the Geauga County COVID-19 Business Survey which the Middlefield Chamber and Middlefield Village assisted in. Feedback will help aid in the development of programs and services to support community businesses.
The Village of Middlefield is here to help you through these challenging times. Please visit our website for up to date information and feel free to contact us at
with any questions.
Businesses or Organizations looking for lower-volume PPE needs or those looking for larger quantities can now utilize the Ohio Emergency PPE Makers' Exchange. The Exchanged was launched by the Ohio Manufacturing Alliance. This platform enables PPE makers to list items they are ready to sell or give away.
Sector Specific Operating Requirements
The following link provides sector specific operating requirements for businesses to open as part of Responsible RestartOhio. Click
to find more information.
Managing Employee Anxiety Around COVID-19:
With many Ohioans now returning to work, there may be a lot of people feeling anxiety about possibly being exposed to COVID-19 or even returning to their old routine after this time of upturn.
Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton, M.D., MPH, strongly recommends that anyone feeling anxiety about returning to work, or the ongoing situation with COVID-19, use the following tips available on the Returning to work Checklist from the National Alliance on Mental Illness to help themselves adjust more easily. Downloadable PDF
COVID-19 BUSINESS SURVEY
to complete the survey.
In an effort to gather data on the impact of COVID-19 on our local business community, economic developers from across Geauga County, including the Village of Middlefield, have worked to develop a brief survey. Your information will be kept confidential. The data will be used to assist in the development of programs and support for your business. Thank you!