COVID-19 Resources & Information
Information on COVID-19 is coming out at a record pace. We've created this resource page to "house" the information we've distributed to members, as well as provide online resources that may be helpful for your business. We'll be updating this page regularly. If you have information you'd like to add, please email email@example.com.
CLICK HERE for Canton Regional Chamber Members Providing PPE
MAY 26: miniature golf, batting cages, and bowling alleys may resume operations if they can meet required safety protocols.
MAY 26: skills training for all sports, including contact sports, may resume if required safety protocols can be met. Tournaments, games, and competitions for contact sports are still prohibited.
JUNE 1: catering and banquet centers may reopen if they can meet required safety protocols. Protocols include six feet between tables, no congregating, and a crowd size of no more than 300 people.
Full guidelines to ensure that these sectors operate in the safest manner possible are/will be available at coronavirus.ohio.gov.
MAY 21: Dine-in services resume.
Restaurant & Bar Guidelines
MAY 15: Patio dining resumes.
MAY 15: Hair and nail salons, day spas, barbershops & tanning facilities reopen.
Personal Services Guidelines
MAY 12: Consumer and retail services reopen.
Retail Services Guidelines
"Restart Stark" business guidance and recommendations - Stark County Health Department
Access all state resources related to COVID-19 in one place at
The portal includes information on unemployment benefits, the Small Business Administration’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program, modified rules for trucking to help ship critical supplies into the state, the delay of BWC Premiums, etc.
Ohioans can apply for unemployment benefits online at unemployment.ohio.gov by phone at 877-644-6562 or TTY at 888- 642-8203. Employers with questions should email UCTech@jfs.ohio.gov.
Manufacturer RESOURCES - magnet
COVID-19 Recovery Webinar: Ohio BWC & OSHA - Tuesday, May 26 at Noon
Your Input Needed: COVID-19 Business Follow-Up Survey (5-20-2020)
Business PPE Supplier Directory is online (5-19-2020)
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is available to support you during the COVID-19 Virus Pandemic. Questions or requests can be sent by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.cantonsbdc.org
Ohioans Encouraged to Wear Cloth Masks in Public; Governor Signs TeleHealth Executive Order; New Wi-Fi Hotspot Locator (4-5-2020)
Paycheck Protection Program FAQs for Small Businesses (4-3-2020)
Paycheck Protection Program Loans (4-1-2020)
AEP COVID-19 Update (3/20/20)
Managing Coronavirus Related Stress (3/20/2020)
Covid-19 Economic Policy Update (3/18/2020)
Personal Protective Equipment Needed
The state of Ohio is asking residents and businesses who can donate PPE, or any other essential service or resource, to email email@example.com.
CLICK HERE for the replay of the Chamber Webinar: "COVID-19 Update with local hospital CEOs"